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Gallows Hill; Children Standing on Gallows' Sockets from Hawthorne's Country by Helen Archibald Clarke (1910)

According to Clarke, the two girls in this photograph are standing next to the remains of the iron bolts which were used to support the gallows in the seventeenth century.
(courtesy of the Baker and Taylor Company)
citation: http://www.hawthorneinsalem.org/images/image.php?name=MMD2492