Salem Witch Trials: Articles

Want to read more about the Salem Witch Trials? Although the trials aren’t as widely covered as other history topics, many articles about the trials have been published over the years.

In addition, there also many websites about the Salem Witch Trials as well as general history sites that discuss the trials in depth.

The following is a collection of articles about the Salem Witch Trials from various magazines, websites, newspapers and blogs:

Archeaology Magazine:

Archeaology Magazine is a magazine about archaeology and has an article about a historic Salem Witch Trials site.

Salem’s Lost Gallows by Samir S. Patel https://www.archaeology.org/issues/241-features/top10/5120-salem-witch-trials-gallows

Encyclopedia Britannica:

EncyclopediaBritannica.com is a website about various topics that can be found in the print edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Salem Witch Trials by Jeff Wallenfeldt https://www.britannica.com/event/Salem-witch-trials

Salem Witch Trials Quiz https://www.britannica.com/quiz/salem-witch-trials

How Rye Bread Might Have Caused the Salem Witch Trials by Kate Lohnes https://www.britannica.com/story/how-rye-bread-may-have-caused-the-salem-witch-trials

Essex Institute Historical Collections:

The Essex Institute Historical Collections are a series of journals, family genealogies, histories, and other miscellaneous records published in numerous volumes by the Essex Institute.

Where the Salem Witches Were Hanged by Sidney Perley, Vol. 57, No. 1, Jan. 1921, pp. 1-18 https://books.google.com/books?id=B1QMAAAAYAAJ&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&dq=Where%20the%20Salem%20Witches%20Were%20Hanged%20by%20Sidney%20Perley%2C%20essex%20institute%20collection&pg=PA1#v=onepage&q&f=false

History of Massachusetts Blog:

The History of Massachusetts Blog is a website about the history of the Massachusetts and features over 50 articles about the trials.

History of the Salem Witch Trials by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-salem-witch-trials/

Timeline of the Salem Witch Trials by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
https://historyofmassachusetts.org/timeline-of-the-salem-witch-trials/

Salem Witch Trials: Primary Sources by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
https://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-trials-primary-sources/

Salem Witch Trials Memorial by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
https://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-trials-memorial/

The Salem Witch Trials Victims: Who Were They? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
https://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-trials-victims/

What Options Did an Accused Witch Have in Salem? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
https://historyofmassachusetts.org/what-options-did-an-accused-witch-have-in-salem/

Salem Witch Trials Movies & T.V. Shows by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
http://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-trials-movies-t-v-shows/

Best Books About the Salem Witch Trials by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks
https://historyofmassachusetts.org/best-books-about-salem-witch-trials/

The Accused Witches of Gloucester by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-accused-witches-of-gloucester/

What is spectral evidence? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/spectral-evidence/

Animals in the Salem Witch Trials by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/animals-in-the-salem-witch-trials/

Gallows Hill in Salem, Mass by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/where-is-the-real-gallows-hill/

What Caused the Salem Witch Trials? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-trials-causes/

Proctor’s Ledge Memorial by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/proctors-ledge-memorial/

Where Is John Proctor’s Grave? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-proctor-grave/

John Proctor House by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-proctor-house/

Salem Witch Trials: Historical Sites by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks

Salem Witch Trials: Historical Sites & Locations

The Salem Witch Trials Judges by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-trials-judges/

Reverend Samuel Parris: Was He to Blame for the Salem Witch Trials? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/reverend-samuel-parris/

Betty Parris: First Afflicted Girl of the Salem Witch Trials by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/betty-parris-first-afflicted-girl-of-the-salem-witch-trials/

Salem Witch Trials Quiz https://historyofmassachusetts.org/puzzles-games/salem-witch-trials-quiz/

Salem Witch Trials Word Search https://historyofmassachusetts.org/puzzles-games/salem-witch-trials-word-search/

The Witchcraft Trials of Margaret Scott by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/margaret-scott-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Wilmot Redd by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/wilmot-redd-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Ann Pudeator by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/ann-pudeator-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Mary Parker by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/mary-parker-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Sarah Wildes by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/sarah-wildes/

The Witchcraft Trial of Alice Parker by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/alice-parker-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Martha Carrier by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/martha-carrier-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Samuel Wardwell by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/samuel-wardwell-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Reverend George Burroughs by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/reverend-george-burroughs-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of George Jacobs Sr by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/george-jacobs-sr-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of John Willard by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-willard-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Mary Easty by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/mary-easty-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Elizabeth Howe by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/elizabeth-howe-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Martha Corey by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/martha-corey/

The Witchcraft Trial of Elizabeth Proctor by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/elizabeth-proctor/

The Witchcraft Trial of Mary Warren by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/mary-warren/

The Witchcraft Trial of Rebecca Nurse by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-trial-of-rebecca-nurse/

Tituba: The Slave of Salem by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/tituba-the-slave-of-salem/

The Witchcraft Trial of Susannah Martin by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/susannah-martin-accused-witch-from-salisbury/

The Witchcraft Trial of John Proctor by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-proctor-first-male-accused-witch/

The Witchcraft Trial of Sarah Good by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/sarah-good-accused-witch/

The Witchcraft Trial of Giles Corey by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-curse-of-giles-corey/

The Witchcraft Trial of Bridget Bishop by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/bridget-bishop-witch-or-easy-target/

John Alden’s Account of His Witch Trial by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-aldens-account-of-his-witch-trial-examination/

Roger Toothaker and Family: Witches or Witch Killers? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-toothaker-family-witches-or-witch-killers/

John Hawthorne: Salem Witch Judges by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-hathorne-the-salem-witch-judge/

Jonathan Corwin: Salem Witch Judge by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/jonathan-corwin-salem-witch-judge/

Thomas Putnam: Ringleader of the Salem Witch Hunt? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/thomas-putnam-ringleader-of-the-salem-witch-hunt/

Abigail Williams: Mysterious Afflicted Girl by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/abigail-williams-salem/

Ann Putnam Jr: Villain or Victim by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/ann-putnam-jr/

Mercy Lewis: Orphaned Afflicted Girl by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/mercy-lewis/

Reverend John Hale of Beverly by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/reverend-john-hale-of-beverly/

The Petition to Free Rebecca Nurse by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-petition-to-free-rebecca-nurse/

The Salem Witch House: Tour Review by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/the-salem-witch-house-review/

The Salem Witch Museum: Review by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-museum-review/

Salem Witch Museum: Coupons and Discount Tickets by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/salem-witch-museum-coupons-discount-tickets/

Gallows Hills in Salem, Mass by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/where-is-the-real-gallows-hill/

Rare Salem Witch Trials Document Sold for $26,000 by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/rare-salem-witch-trial-document-sold-for-26000/

Where Is John Proctor’s Grave? by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-proctor-grave/

John Proctor House by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/john-proctor-house/

The Rebecca Nurse Homestead by Rebecca Beatrice Brooks https://historyofmassachusetts.org/rebecca-nurse-homestead/

History.com:

History.com is a website about history and features a handful of articles about the trials.

The Salem Witch Trials https://www.history.com/topics/colonial-america/salem-witch-trials

5 Notable Women Hanged in the Salem Witch Trials by Sarah Pruitt https://www.history.com/news/notable-women-executed-salem-witch-trials

Were Witches Burned at the Stake during the Salem Witch Trials? https://www.history.com/news/were-witches-burned-at-the-stake-during-the-salem-witch-trials

First Salem Witch Hanging https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-salem-witch-hanging

Read the Document that Condemned a Woman to Death in the Salem Witch Trials by Sarah Pruitt https://www.history.com/news/read-the-document-that-condemned-a-woman-to-death-in-the-salem-witch-trials

Salem Witch Hunt Begins https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/salem-witch-hunt-begins

Historical Marker Database:

The Historical Marker Database is a website that features photos and information about historical markers across the United States and includes a number of historical markers about sites related to the trials.

The Salem Witch Trials Memorial https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=85901

The Church in Salem Village https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=48723

Salem Village Parsonage https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=48720

Samuel Parris Archaeological Site https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=48719

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=48725

Salem Village Meeting House https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=48726

Rebecca Nurse Homestead https://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=48724

Historic Ipswich:

Historic Ipswich is a website about the history of Ipswich, Massachusetts and includes an article about people from Ipswich who were involved in the trials.

Ipswich and the Salem Witch Trials by Thomas Franklin Waters https://historicipswich.org/2015/03/25/ipswich-and-the-salem-witchcraft-trials/

Journal of Economic Perspectives:

The Journal of Economic Perspectives is an academic journal about economic issues and includes an article about the Salem Witch Trials.

Witchcraft, Weather and Economic Growth in Renaissance Europe by Emily Oster Vol. 18, No. 1, Winter 2004, pp. 215-228 https://www.jstor.org/stable/3216882?mag=caused-salem-witch-trials&seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Marilynne K. Roach:

Marilynnekroach.com is a website about the history writer Marilyne K. Roach, who wrote a book titled The Salem Witch Trials: A Day By Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege, and it features an article about the trials.

About the Salem Witch Trials http://marilynnekroach.com/FAQs.htm

Mass.gov:

Mass.gov is a website about the state government of Massachusetts and has an article about a Salem Witch Trials law passed in 1957.

Resolves 1957 https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2016/08/sb/res1957-145.pdf

New England Historical Society:

The New England Historical Society’s website is about the history of New England and features a handful of articles about the trials.

A Sad Condition: Wilmot Redd and the Salem Witch Trials https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/sad-condition-wilmot-redd-salem-witch-trials/

Samuel Sewall Takes the Blame and Shame for the Salem Witch Trials https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/samuel-sewall-takes-blame-shame-salem-witchcraft-trial/

How the Witchcraft Trials of Susannah Martin Lasted Nearly 25 Years https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/susannah-martins-witchcraft-trials-lasted-nearly-25-years/

The Candlemas Massacre and the Salem Witch Trials https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/candlemas-massacre-salem-witch-trials/

New England Witchcraft Trials: It Wasn’t Just Salem https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/new-england-witchcraft-trials-it-wasnt-just-salem/

The Deadly Rules of Massachusetts’ Court of Oyer and Terminer https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/rules-massachusetts-court-of-oyer-and-terminer/

The Salem Witch Trials, or Still Raking It In After All These Years
http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/salem-witch-trials-raking-after-all-years/

New England Magazine:

New England Magazine is a magazine about New England that was published in the 19th century.

Stories of Salem Witchcraft V. The Story of Rebecca Nurse by Winfield S. Nevins, September 1891 – February 1892, New England Magazine Corporation, pp: 717 https://books.google.com/books?id=TbUVAAAAYAAJ&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&dq=New%20England%20Magazine%20September%201891%20%20February%201892&pg=PA717#v=onepage&q&f=false

Stories of Salem Witchcraft XI. Willard, How and Carrier by Winfield S. Nevins, vol. 12, March-Aug. 1892, pp: 217-229 https://books.google.com/books?id=bKlJAQAAMAAJ&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&dq=New%20England%20Magazine%2C%20vol.%2012%2C%20March-Aug.%201892&pg=PA217#v=onepage&q&f=false

New England Quarterly:

New England Quarterly is an academic journal about New England’s cultural, literary, political, and social history.

Here Are No Newters: Witchcraft and Religious Discord in Salem Village and Andove by Richard Latner, vol. 79, no. 1, 2006, pp. 92–122 www.jstor.org/stable/20474413.

New Yorker:

The New Yorker is a national magazine that has published a few articles about the trials.

Inside the Salem Witch Trials by Stacy Schiff https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/09/07/the-witches-of-salem

Why I Wrote the Crucible by Arthur Miller
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1996/10/21/why-i-wrote-the-crucible

Poor Ann! by Daniel Lang https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1954/09/11/poor-ann

New York Times:

The New York Times is a national newspaper that has published a handful of articles about the trials.

Salem Remembers 300 Years Later by Marialisa Calta https://www.nytimes.com/1992/05/10/travel/salem-remembers-300-years-later.html

Television; The Witches of Salem Get a New Hearing by Fox Butterfield https://www.nytimes.com/1984/10/28/arts/television-the-witches-of-salem-get-a-new-hearing.html

The Demons of Salem; With Us Still by Victor Navasky https://www.nytimes.com/1996/09/08/movies/the-demons-of-salem-with-us-still.html

Massachusetts Clears 5 from Salem Witch Trials www.nytimes.com/2001/11/02/us/massachusetts-clears-5-from-salem-witch-trials.html

The Salem Witch Trials – A Study in Mass Hysteria by Esther Forbes https://www.nytimes.com/1949/08/21/archives/the-salem-witch-trialsa-study-in-mass-hysteria-the-devil-in.html

Researchers Confirm Exact Site of Hangings from 1692 Salem Witch Trials by the Associated Press https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/17/us/researchers-confirm-exact-site-of-hangings-from-1692-salem-witch-trials.html

The Crucible; Arthur Miller’s Dramatization of the Salem Witch Trials in 1692 by Brooks Atkinson https://www.nytimes.com/1953/02/01/archives/the-crucible-arthur-millers-dramatization-of-the-salem-witch-trial.html

New Study Backs Thesis on Witches by Sullivan Walter https://www.nytimes.com/1982/08/29/us/new-study-backs-thesis-on-witches.html

Official Blog of the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries:

The Official Blog of the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Library is a website about Massachusetts laws and includes an article about the trials.

The Salem Witchcraft Trials https://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/legal-history/the-salem-witchcraft-trials/

Witchcraft Law up the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/civil-procedure/witchcraft-law-up-to-the-salem-witchraft-trials-of-1692/

OUPblog:

The OUPblog is about the books published by the Oxford University Press and includes a handful of articles about the trials.

The Salem Witch Trials [infographic] by Emerson W. Baker https://blog.oup.com/2014/10/salem-witch-trials-infographic/

Winter, weather, and witchcraft by Emerson W. Baker https://blog.oup.com/2015/03/winter-weather-witchcraft-history/

George Burroughs: Salem’s Perfect Witch by Emerson W. Baker

George Burroughs: Salem’s perfect witch

Why were the Salem Witch Trials so significant? by Cassandra Gill

Why were the Salem Witch Trials so significant?

Pressing Giles Cory by Emerson W. Baker

Pressing Giles Cory

The Salem Witch Trial judges: “persons of the best prudence”? by Emerson W. Baker

The Salem Witch Trial judges: “persons of the best prudence”?

Caught in Satan’s Storm by Emerson W. Baker
https://blog.oup.com/2014/09/salem-witch-trials-september-1692-halfway-covenant/

Bridget Bishop: first victim of Salem’s Gallows Hill by Emerson W. Baker

Bridget Bishop: first victim of Salem’s Gallows Hill

The Greatest Witch-Hunt of All Time by Emerson W. Baker
https://blog.oup.com/2018/07/greatest-witch-hunt-all-time/

Reader’s Digest:

Reader’s Digest is a literary magazine that features an article about the trials.

10 Things to Stop Believing About the Salem Witch Trials by Tylor Markarian https://www.rd.com/culture/salem-witch-trials/

Salem Web:

Salem Web is a website about tourism in Salem and features a few articles about the trials.

The Salem Witch Trials https://www.salemweb.com/guide/witches.php

Salem Witch Trials Chronology of Events https://www.salemweb.com/memorial/chronology.php

The Salem Witch Trials Memorial https://www.salemweb.com/memorial/memorial.php

The Salem Witch Trials Memorial Stones https://www.salemweb.com/memorial/

Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project:

The Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project is a website about the Salem Witch Trials and features transcripts and images of all of the original Salem Witch Trials court documents as well as a few articles.

Witchcraft in Salem Village http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/Witch.html

Ask the Archivist http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/archivist.html

The Devil Hath Been Raised by Richard Trask http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/introTraskBook.html

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial at Danvers http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/Commemoration.html

Salem Witch Museum:

The Salem Witch Museum website is primarily about the museum but also has a handful of articles about the trials.

Witch Trials Self-Guided Tour https://salemwitchmuseum.com/witch-trials-self-guided-tour/

The home of Alice Parker http://salemwitchmuseum.com/locations/alice-parker-home-site-of/

Site of the Salem Courthouse in 1692 www.salemwitchmuseum.com/sitestour/salem/salem-courthouse-site

The home of Ann Pudeator http://salemwitchmuseum.com/locations/ann-pudeator-home-site-of/

Elie Wiesel’s Salem Witch Trials Memorial Dedication Speech, 1992 https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2017/07/20/elie-wiesels-salem-witch-trials-memorial-dedication-speech-1992/

Chronology of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2013/06/11/chronology-of-the-1692-salem-witch-trials/

Sarah Hood Bassett 1657-1721 https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2013/05/08/sarah-hood-bassett-1657-1721/

Martha Carrier: Traitor’s Wife https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2012/08/16/martha-carrier-traitors-wife/

What Happened to Abigail Williams? https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2012/01/16/what-happened-to-abigail-williams/

John Proctor https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2011/08/19/john-proctor/

George Jacobs Sr https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2011/08/18/george-jacobs-sr/

Nathaniel Felton Sr and Jr Houses https://salemwitchmuseum.com/locations/nathaniel-felton-sr-and-jr-houses/

Spectral Evidence https://salemwitchmuseum.com/2013/02/15/spectral-evidence/

Science Journal:

Science is an academic journal that published an article about ergot and the Salem Witch Trials in the 1970s.

Ergotism and the Salem Witch Trials by Nicholas P. Spanos and Jack Gottlieb, 24 Dec. 1976, Vol. 194, Issue 4272, pp. 1390-1394 https://people.umass.edu/dcooley/FYS_articles/Spanos%20&%20Gottlieb%20Salem%20rebuttal%20Science%2076.pdf

Smithsonian Magazine:

Smithsonian magazine is a national magazine about topics and subject matters researched, studied, and exhibited by the Smithsonian museums.

A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials by Jess Blumberg https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/a-brief-history-of-the-salem-witch-trials-175162489/

The Site of the Salem Witch Trials Hangings Finally Has a Memorial by Christine Woodside https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/site-salem-witch-trial-hangings-finally-has-memorial-180964049/

Unraveling the Many Mysteries of Tituba, the Star Witness of the Salem Witch Trials by Stacy Schiff https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/unraveling-mysteries-tituba-salem-witch-trials-180956960/

Streets of Salem:

The Streets of Salem is a blog about Salem history that has an article about Salem Witch Trials victim Ann Pudeator.

The Pardoning of Ann Pudeator https://streetsofsalem.com/2015/09/22/the-pardoning-of-ann-pudeator/

UVA Today:

The UVA is website about the University of Virginia and has an article about the university’s role in identifying Proctor’s Ledge as the site of the Salem Witch Trials execution.

With UVA’s help, Salem Finally Discovers Where Its Witches Were Executed by Caroline Newman https://news.virginia.edu/content/uvas-help-salem-finally-discovers-where-its-witches-were-executed

Washington Post:

The Washington Post is a national newspaper that has published a handful of articles about the trials.

Five Myths About the Salem Witch Trials by Stacy Schiff https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/five-myths-about-the-salem-witch-trials/2016/10/27/62abd0cc-9ad1-11e6-9980-50913d68eacb_story.html

What the Salem Witch Trials Can Teach Us About the Way We Treat Women Today by Connie Hassett-Walker https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/06/10/what-the-salem-witches-can-teach-us-about-how-we-treat-women-today/

The Site Where the Salem “Witches” Were Executed is Now Next to a Walgreens by Sarah Kaplan https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/01/14/the-site-where-salems-witches-were-executed-is-now-next-to-a-walgreens/

A Salem Witch Trials Refugee Settled Here – Where A Home is Selling for Nearly $1 Million Alex Horton https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2018/12/17/salem-witch-trials-refugee-settled-here-where-home-is-selling-nearly-million/

Five Myths About Witch Hunts by Richard L. Sjoberg https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/five-myths/five-myths-about-witch-hunts/2019/01/09/40f85b20-0d0d-11e9-8938-5898adc28fa2_story.html

Witches of Massachusetts Bay:

The Witches of Massachusetts Bay is a website about the Salem Witch Trials and features many lists and facts about the trials as well as a handful of articles.

Timeline for Salem witch hunts https://www.witchesmassbay.com/research/timeline-for-salem-witch-hunts/

Where did accused witch Bridget Bishop live?

Where did accused witch Bridget Bishop live?

Misconceptions about the 1692 Salem witch hunt by Robin Mason

Misconceptions about the 1692 Salem witch hunt

Outcast: Eunice Cole of Hampton by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2020/01/20/eunice-cole-hampton-nh/

Who Was Accused Witch John Howard by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2019/04/22/who-was-accused-witch-john-howard/

Tituba, Indian Servant of Mr. Samuel Parris by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2019/03/01/tituba-indian-servant-of-mr-samuel-parris/

Unwavering: The Testament of John Proctor by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2019/03/01/tituba-indian-servant-of-mr-samuel-parris/

Giles and Martha Corey at Crystal Lake by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/12/12/giles-and-martha-corey-at-crystal-lake/

The House Where Witchcraft Started by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/08/25/the-house-where-witchcraft-started/

Where Did Accused Witch Bridget Bishop Live by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/07/15/where-did-accused-witch-bridget-bishop-live/

Why Not Ergot and the Salem Witch Trials by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/04/23/ergot/

Switching Sides: Tony Fels Takes on the classic Salem witch hunt books by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/04/19/switching-sides-tony-fels-takes-on-the-classic-salem-witch-hunt-books/

The Salem Witch Trials and the Body of Liberties laws by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/03/14/the-salem-witch-trials-and-the-body-of-liberties-laws/

Bernard Rosenthal: Lessons Learned from the Salem Witch Trials by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/03/01/bernard-rosenthal-lessons-learn-salem-witch-hunt/

No Memento Mori for Mary by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/02/13/no-memento-mori-mary/

Treasures of the Court House by Robin Mason https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/01/29/treasures-court-house/

Q&A with Juliet Mofford on Abigail Accused: A Story of the Salem Witch Hunt https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/01/18/qa-juliet-mofford-abigail-accused/

Salem: The perils of denial in an age of preservation https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2018/01/08/salem-perils-denial-age-preservation/

Which Bishop? The one that got away https://www.witchesmassbay.com/2017/12/17/bishop-one-got-away/

Family Connections

Family Connections

Salem Witch Trials Roadtrips https://www.witchesmassbay.com/roadtrips/

Research

Research

191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:

The 191 General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a website about the Massachusetts General Court and has an article about a law related the Salem Witch Trials that the court passed in 2001.

An Act Relative to the Witchcraft Trial of 1692 https://malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2001/Chapter122

If you want to read more about the topic, there are also many books about the Salem Witch Trials and a handful of primary sources on the trials.

Salem Witch Trials Articles List

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