In the fall of 1692, in Salem, Massachusetts, trials begin that were unlike anything anyone had ever seen. Trials were held and witchcraft was charged against citizens of that town. The witnesses and the proof were provided by teenage girls. The girls talked of spectral evidence, of the ability to send a spirit out of a body and the spirit had the power to cause harm and pain. What brought this about? How did it stop? What was the aftermath? Come and hear the stories of a very unusual time.
Salem Witch Trials
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