Why We’re Still Bewitched by the Salem Witch Trials
In that sense, we’re still haunted.
nineteen accused witches were hanged publiclyaccording to the Boston Globe
was the true site of the Salem witch trials
those who confessed to witchcraft were clearly reformed and therefore could not be killed for their actionstwenty five deathspregnant women,Dorothy Good, who was either four or five years old when she was arrested
VillageTownSalem Village was renamed Danvers
Salem’s websiteDanvers’s website
Salem’s identity as a tourist attraction is a relatively recent phenomenon
2016 after researchers compared contemporaneous maps with contemporary ones, conducted analysis of the soil, and confirmed that the bodies of the accused would have been disposed of there
Alex Sujong Laughlin is a writer and audio producer based in New Haven, CT.
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