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The Salem Witch Trials 1692

Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

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The Salem Witch Trials 1692

The Trial of George Jacobs, August 5, 1692 Tompkins Harrison Matteson Oil on canvas 1246 Witchcraft and Salem Village

On view September 26, 2020 to April 4, 2021

The Salem witch trials threatened the very core of the early Massachusetts Bay Colony. The extraordinary hysteria involved more than 400 people and led to the deaths of 25 innocents — men, women and children — between June 1692 and March 1693. Explore rarely-exhibited original witch trial documents from PEM's Phillips Library collection and learn the true story of this tragedy as told through the voices and with the possessions of those directly involved.

Many unfounded theories about the

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