2014_WTM_Winter_2724In the summer of 1692, hundreds of people in the Salem area were accused of witchcraft. Twenty men and women were executed; victims of fear, superstition, and a court system that failed to protect them.

Hanged June 10, ?1692
Bridget Bishop, Salem Town

Hanged July 19, 1692
Sarah Good, Salem Village
Rebecca Nurse, Salem Village
Susannah Martin, Amesbury
Elizabeth Howe, Ipswich
Sarah Wildes, Topsfield

Hanged, August 19, 1692
George Burroughs, Wells, Maine
John Proctor, Salem Village
John Willard, Salem Village
George Jacobs, Andover
Martha Carrier, Andover

Pressed to death September 19, 1692
Giles Corey, Salem Farms

Hanged September 22, ?1692
Martha Corey, Salem Farms
Mary Easty, Topsfield
Alice Parker, Salem Town
Ann Pudeator, Salem Town
Margaret Scott, Rowley
Wilmot Redd, Marblehead
Samuel Wardwell, Andover
Mary Parker, Andover