Salem, 2011 – Witches and Dark History

Salem, 2011 – Witches and Dark History

I knew Salem would be another emotionally charged stop for us, as it’s ground zero for the infamous Salem Witch Trials, a dark time in 1692 where twenty people were executed for crimes of suspected witchcraft. Others who were accused died in prison, and it’s suspected roughly 200 people in total were suspected of witchcraft at some point during the hysteria. The trials were eventually deemed unlawful, and the families of the victims were compensated, though by that time the damage was long done.

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