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?

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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 Best Books About the Salem Witch Trials

Best Books About the Salem Witch Trials

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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