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The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in Colonial Massachusetts between Feb. 1692 and May 1693. The trials resulted in executions of twenty people, most of them women.

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Witch Trials [infographic 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 through History Facts, World History, Family History, History Major, History Websites, History Timeline, Strange History, History Photos, Info Board

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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. 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. Spooky Places, Haunted Places, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Houses, Haunted Houses, Scary Houses, Salem Witch Trials, Old Cemeteries, Graveyards

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h-a-l-l-o-w-e-e-n: “ 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!) ”

The Witch House, Salem, Massachusetts The only building left in Salem that connects directly to the infamous Salem Witch Trials, it is said to be haunted by many of the witch hunt’s victims. 45 Spine Tingling Haunted Places in the USA~ Spooky Places, Haunted Places, Abandoned Places, Haunted Towns, Haunted Houses, Massachusetts, Salem Mass, Salem Witch Trials, Salem Witch House

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Historic Witch House built in Restored in Salem, Mass. Salem Mass, Salem Witch Trials, Witch House, Haunted Places, Spooky Places, Thing 1, Home Signs, New Hampshire, Rhode Island

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A memorial headstone in Salem Massachusetts about the Salem Witch Trials

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The Statue of Alice Nutter. Alice Nutter of Roughlee, One of twelve [Pendle witches] marched in chains from the pendle area to Lancaster. One of eleven tried at Lancaster Casle and one of ten hanged. The crime "witchcraft" Women In History, British History, American History, Family History, Witch History, Witchcraft History, Statues, Minions, Salem Mass

The Statue of Alice Nutter.

Alice Nutter of Roughlee, One of twelve marched in chains from the pendle area to Lancaster. One of eleven tried at Lancaster Casle and one of ten hanged. The crime "witchcraft"

Giles and Martha Corey graves. Located near the family homestead on Crystal Lake in west Peabody

This Day in History: Aug 19: In 1612 The "Samlesbury witches" & in 1692 The Salem witch trials

The Samlesbury witches were three women from the Lancashire village of Samlesbury – Jane Southworth, Jennet Bierley, and Ellen Bierley – accused by a 14-year-old girl, Grace Sowerbutts, of practising witchcraft. Their trial at Lancaster Assizes in England on 19 August 1612 was one in a series of witch trials held there over two days, among the most famous in English history.[2] The trials were unusual for England at that time in two respects: Thomas Potts, the clerk to the court, published…

Quaker meetinghouse circa 1688 at the Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem,Massachusetts. New England States, New England Homes, Salem Mass, Red Houses, Colonial America, Colonial Williamsburg, Haunted Places, Historic Homes, New Hampshire

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www.pem.org/visit/historic_houses The original Quaker Meeting House in Salem was built around 1688. The replica building seen here (Federal Garden area behind Phillips Library [the old Essex Institute, now Peabody Essex Museum]) was erected in 1865 to resemble a Post-Medieval or First Period structure. It may contain some of the original timber framing. The structure is interesting today as a very early example of an architectural re-creation. (Info from website given.)

Door at Rebecca Nurse House, Danvers, MA Wanted to tour this homestead but we…

Door at Rebecca Nurse House, Danvers, MA

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The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in Colonial Massachusetts between Feb. 1692 and May The trials resulted in executions of twenty people, most of them women.

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The Salem Witch Museum's presents the Salem Witch Trials of one of the most important and tragic events in American history.

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Inside of the Rebecca Nurse house. This house was in Salem Villiage which is now called Danvers.

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"The Lord knows that I haven't hurt them", Rebecca Nurse Date 1907 Source p. Dulcibel : A tale of old Salem, by Henry Peterson, Philadelphia : John C. Winston, 1907 Author Howard Pyle Link back to Creator infobox template s:en:Author:Howard Pyle Witch History, Art History, Family History, History Photos, Rebecca Nurse, Salem Mass, Howard Pyle, Maleficarum, Salem Witch Trials

The Witchcraft Trial of Rebecca Nurse

Rebecca Nurse was a 71-year-old grandmother and wife of a local artisan when she was accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials. Nurse was also the sister of accused witches, Mary Easty and

Bridget Bishop was the first person executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials in About 72 people were accused and tried. 20 were executed.

Bridget Bishop was the first person executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials in 1692. All together about 72 people were accused and tried. 20 were executed.