Almost Nobody Knows That Parts Of The Iconic Movie The Crucible Were Filmed In This Tiny Massachusetts Town

Movie magic can be made anywhere, including in a small town in Massachusetts. In fact, scenes of the 1996 film The Crucible were filmed in the small Cape Ann town of Essex, specifically on Choate Island. The film was based on a play by Arthur Miller about the Salem Witch Trials. Let’s take a look at this gorgeous location that was used as a backdrop for this iconic movie.

Have you ever been to Essex’s Choate Island? If you have, did you feel like you entered another era? Let us know in the comments along with any other small town in Massachusetts you know was used as a location in a film. To learn more about Choate Island and the wildlife refuge it’s a part of, visit The Trustees’ website.

You should also check out these charming small towns in Massachusetts for a classic New England day trip.

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Address: Choate Island, Essex, MA 01938, USA