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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!)


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: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.

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Sarah Good

This is not a picture of Sarah, obviously, but Sarah's story is interesting: Sarah Good (July 11, 1653 – July 19, 1692) born in Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts, was one of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692. However, Sarah Good was accused of witchcraft in February of 1692 but was not hanged for witchcraft until July of 1692.

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The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse. You might recognize the character from The Crucible.


10 Tests for Guilt at the Salem Witch Trials (Our Constitution guarantees separation of Church and State for good REASON).


Discovery Education provides students with an interactive site that contains various additional resources and information to enrich the users background knowledge of the Salem Witch Trials. The site also includes teacher tips for incorporating this activity into a lesson. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.7

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A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials

Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials


Mary (Perkins) Bradbury of Salem Witch Trials

I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembley, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1691

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Learn About Women's History Month and Why We Celebrate in March

The Trial of a Witch An embarrassing and tragic time in American history, the Salem witch trials of 1692 saw spectral evidence, accusation of neighbors, and executions before authorities ended the trials.