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Salem Witch Trials Memorial

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Address: Charter St., Salem, MA 01970
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Description: Each of this park's 20 stone benches represents a person executed in the...
Each of this park's 20 stone benches represents a person executed in the infamous 1692 witch trials.
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Memorial Depicts the Reality of Salem Witch Trials

Tribute to the merciless hangings of those found guilty during the Salem witch trials. Seeing the slabs with names boldly engraved of the “witches” hanged in Salem points out the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Tribute to the merciless hangings of those found guilty during the Salem witch trials. Seeing the slabs with names boldly engraved of the “witches” hanged in Salem points out the unmistakable reality of the hangings of those found guilty of witchcraft. The relatively few headstones compared to the many articles, books and writings on the subject of the Salem witch... More 

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Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We visited the Salem Witch Trials Memorial while on the Salem Witch Walking Tour. Such a nice memorial for such a misunderstood situation in the history of Salem.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Do feel free to leave offerings at each memorial! A reminder why we cannot persecute people out of suspicion alone. Do take note that these are not benches to sit or lean on. Another place that deserves respect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Learned a lot about that very dark time in our history. Names and places outlined thoroughly. Well worth the money.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Wasn't the biggest sign if it was your first time in salem, but was a pretty cool thing to check out

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North Adams Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I think this is a must see. Beautiful tribute with a bench for each witch hunt and their execution date. Great place to pay respect. So much history!

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I really didn't understand the whole "witch" thing until we visited Salem. It is so blown out of proportion nowadays with people dressing up as witches ands so forth but this was a serious matter and many innocent people were killed as a result of this fallacy. This memorial is a park-like setting which you walk through. Along the path... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We saw the memorial during a tour. So much history here! Each bench has the name and date of execution since no one knows the exact location of burial.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Nice place to take a tour so you can truly understand what the memorial is for. Very interesting graveyard as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This memorial surprised me in how large it was and how tasteful it commemorated those poor people executed following the Salem trials! It is a beautiful, simple and fascinating memorial, with each of the accused remembered individually. A definite must-see if looking into the witch trial history of Salem!

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