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Peaceful memorial park for those executed during the Salem Witch Trials. Easy to find and Salem is only a short commuter train journey from Boston. Lots to see and discover and nice eateries and witchy shops.
The Salem Witchcraft Trials Memorial, located very centrally near the Peabody Essex Museum, is a quiet, modest, and yet very effective memorial to the twenty people who were executed in Salem in 1692 for the crime of witchcraft. The simple granite blocks, each one bearing...More
This memorial is located in the heart of Salem and includes memorial benches for all "Salem witches" who were executed in 1692. The Burying Point, i.e. the cemetery, is located in the same area as well. A total of 20 "witches" were executed, 19 by...More
After strolling through Salem’s Burying Point Cemetery the second oldest cemetery in America. We checked out the adjacent Salem Witch Trials Memorial. There is a memorial Plaque explaining who the "witches" were, and where they were hanged, but it is a little hard to read....More
We had just finished going through one of the museums on the “witches” and witch trials so this was a stark continuation. Unfortunately what should be a place for perhaps more thoughtful reflection on this difficult historical period, it is much lessened by the almost...More