Salem Witch Trials FAQs

Q: Did the Salem Witch Trials happen in modern-day Salem or Danvers? A: The Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 happened throughout the region, with accused and…

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A Day in Salem for $50 or Less

A day-trip to Salem doesn’t have to break the bank. From free events and tours to reasonably priced attractions and restaurants, there is so much…

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The History Buff’s Guide to Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts is a history lover’s paradise. With colonial and maritime history, and the history of the Salem Witch Trials, along with spectacular architecture dating…

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Remarkable Women of Salem

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating the women who have contributed to Salem’s history over the years.  This year, 2018, we live in a…

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City of Salem Announces Plans for Memorial at Proctor’s Ledge

Last year a team of local scholars and researchers were able to confirm the location where the innocent victims of the Salem Witch Trials of…

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Salem MA Witchcraft in Salem Village
July 19, 1692

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 occurred in such a short amount of time, this being one of the reasons why they are so horrifically…

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Bridget Bishop, Hanged, June 10, 1692

Hysteria, wrongly accused for a crime you didn’t commit, tried, and hanged; try and picture what life was like in Salem Village, 1692.  The people…

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Spotlight on the Salem Witch Trials

We commemorated the anniversary of the hanging of Bridget Bishop, the first victim of the Salem Witch Trials, on June 10.  The Witch House hosted…

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Historic Burying Grounds

Salem has three cemeteries that are significant to the Witch Trials of 1692. The Howard Street Cemetery is said to be where Giles Corey was…

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The Witch in the Wood

The new feature film THE WITCH was released nationwide today after a series of premiere events that culminated in a fantastic evening of history and…

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