Portal:Massachusetts/Did you know/2
- ... that the Ipswich Witchcraft Trial has been called the "Second Salem Witch Trial", and was the last witch trial held in the United States?
- ... that in the 1777 Battle of Machias, a British amphibious assault seized stores of flour, rice, corn, shoes, and ammunition, but was driven off by United States forces assisted by Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Indians?
- ... that when Cape Cod's village of Long Point, Massachusetts became a ghost town, its residents took their houses with them – by floating them across the harbor?
- ... that Jeremiah Dummer (1643–1718) was the first American-born silversmith?
- ... that Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks is engaged to a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader whom he has known since childhood?