The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

The Salem Witch Trials [infographic

The Salem Witch Trials of were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her coloni

The Salem Award honors the memory of those condemned during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

The Salem Award honors the memory of those condemned during the Salem Witch Trials of so sad.

The Best Books About the Salem Witch Trials

Best Books About the Salem Witch Trials

When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer

When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: S

Sarah Good (July 11, 1653 – July 19, 1692) born in Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts, was one of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692.

Sarah Good

Sarah Good (July 1653 – July born in Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts, was one of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of

Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials

A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials

Home of Judge Jonathan Corwin is the only structure still standing in Salem with direct ties to the Witchcraft Trials of 1692

Had many a school field trip to The Jonathan Corwin House (The Salem Witch House) is the only structure still standing in Salem, Massachusetts with direct ties to the Salem witch trials of The house was bought by Judge Corwin in

SALEM (CBS) – After nearly three centuries of conflicting beliefs, the city of Salem confirms a team of scholars verified the site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the 1692 witch trials as Proctor’s Ledge. The historic site is an area located in between Proctor and Pope Streets in Salem, Massachusetts.

Actual Site Of Salem Witch Hangings Discovered

A team of scholars verified the site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the 1692 witch trials as Proctor’s Ledge.

Witch lives matter

Bluebeard's dead wives in a 1901 film production by Georges Méliès. Scene captures the gruesome chamber of death discovered by Bluebeard's eighth wife when her curiosity compelled her to investigate.

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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Aug In 1612 The "Samlesbury witches" & in 1692 The Salem witch trials

In 1692, Salem was divided into two distinct parts: Salem Town and Salem Village. Salem Village (also referred to as Salem Farms) was actually part of Salem Town but was set apart by its economy, class, and character. Residents of Salem Village were mostly poor farmers who made their living cultivating crops in the rocky terrain. Salem Town, on the other hand, was a prosperous port town at the center of trade with London. Most of those living in Salem Town were wealthy merchants.

In Salem was divided into two distinct parts: Salem Town and Salem Village. Salem Village (also referred to as Salem Farms) was actually part of Salem .

Old Burial Point Cemetery, There's a memorial next to the cemetery, for the 19 Salem "witches" who were hanged and one who was pressed to death. But, no graves.

Old Burial Point Cemetery, where the “witches” hanged during the Salem Witch Trials are buried. My kin, the Parker sisters were murdered by the devils tools in the Salem "Witch Trails" ,.although I'm not sure if they were buried here.

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse. You might recognize the character from The Crucible.

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

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