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 Award honors the memory of those condemned during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
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.
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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.
The Witch House, Salem, Massachusetts The only building left in Salem that connects directly to the infamous Salem Witch Trials, it is said to be haunted by many of the witch hunt’s victims. 45 Spine Tingling Haunted Places in the USA