Tagged: Salem Witch Trials
This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the creation of the Salem Witch Trials Memorial. Erected in downtown Salem in 1992, this was an important moment for the city, as Salem continued to process the legacy and significance of these tragic events as a modern community. During the years leading up to the 300th anniversary, the Salem Witch Museum’s Executive...
he next ReadSalem combination walking tour & book group will meet at the Witch Trials Memorial at 10am on June 18 on the topic of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. This tour is limited to 6 guests to facilitate a comfortable discussion once the tour ends at the Salem Athenaeum, giving everyone a chance to share their thoughts. Tickets are $40 and available HERE.
Join in person at the Salem Witch Trials Memorial on Charter Street or live via Instagram @creativecollectivema on June 10th for a commemoration of the 330th anniversary of the execution of Bridget Bishop, the first victim of the 1692 Salem Witchcraft Hysteria. “You can tell a lot about a community by the way they treat their dead.” Previously accused in...
Ann Dolliver, the daughter of Salem Town’s elder minister, John Higginson, lived with her three children on the land where the Salem Witch Museum stands today. Despite the fact that Ann was the daughter of a respected New England reverend and sister of a Salem magistrate, she was accused of witchcraft and arrested in June of 1692. Abandoned by her...