White Island named for Capt. Joseph White who was brutally murdered in Salem, MA!

On my historical tour of Star Island I stop to talk about all nine islands at the summerhouse- you can see them all from that vantage point, and I mention a little bit about each.

At least once or twice when I mention that White Island was named for Captain Joseph White who was brutally murdered in Salem, MA in 1830 they ask how, and sometimes if it was in conjunction with witches.  (folks always think witches when they hear murder and Salem, MA).

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