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 1692.

Salem witch trials grave sites

Salem witch trials grave sites

Poem story Salem Witch Trial - Stories poems witches tales long poems rhyming poetry story creative writing poetic verse - Christy Ann Martine

Poem story Salem Witch Trial - Stories poems witches tales long poems rhyming poetry story creative writing poetic verse - Christy Ann Martine

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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. You might recognize the character from The Crucible.

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

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

Witch lives matter

Witch lives matter

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 (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.

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 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?

Old Burial Point Cemetery, where the “witches” hanged during the Salem Witch Trials are buried.    (Thank you queen-elizabeth-thefirst for sending in this cool factoid!)

Old Burial Point Cemetery, where the “witches” hanged during the Salem Witch Trials are buried. (Thank you queen-elizabeth-thefirst for sending in this cool factoid!)

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