February 20, 2020

Today in History: Salem Witch Trials

Today in History–March 1–the Library of Congress features the Salem witch trials, which were sparked when Massachusetts authorities charged three women with witchcraft on this day in 1692. Read more about this brief but dark chapter in U.S. history by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access related resources. Background Salem witch trials from America's Library Images East Church (Salem Witch Museum) The legend of Salem: "The Rev. George … [Read more...]