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Salem Witch Trials Posted on Oct 30

Salem Witch Trials

Original Court Records of the Salem Witch Trials are available online from a number of sources. “Salem Witch Trials: The Documentary Archive and Transcription Project,” provides access to 17th century Court Records and other primary source material, as well as transcriptions, historical maps, archival collections   …Continue Reading Salem Witch Trials

The Devil Made Me Do It Posted on Mar 9

On March 1, 1692, three women, Sarah Osborne ,  Sarah Good  and Tituba , were charged with the illegal practice of witchcraft, setting in motion the infamous Salem Witch trials during which numerous other people were similarly charged.  The newly appointed Governor, William Phips, created the Court   …Continue Reading The Devil Made Me Do It