Salem, MA is home to one of the most haunted eateries in the state, Mercy Tavern. Come Explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.
Formerly known as the "In the Pig's Eye", the Mercy Tavern has taken over the spot in one of the most haunted area in Salem (Derby Street and much of the Derby Wharf). The strip of businesses (that are across from The House of the Seven Gables) historically serviced the sailors and captains visiting the city's once thriving seaport. Derby Street turned into a red-light district replete with brothels and underground tunnels to serve these visitors. Imagine
Many will confirm, that indeed, of all the establishments in this such historical haunted territory, the Mercy Tavern is the most ghostly of all!
There are stories of pirate apparitions appearing in the bar area. Sometimes, you will hear the sound of shouting and fighting coming from the tunnels below the building.
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