The Salem Witch Trials: Lecture by Leslie Wickham

Description Have you read or seen on Broadway The Crucible and think you know about the Salem Witch Trials? Think again! Explore the truth about th...

November 15, 2022
12:02 PM

Description Have you read or seen on Broadway The Crucible and think you know about the Salem Witch Trials? Think again! Explore the truth about the events leading up to, during and after the witch hysteria in Salem. Learn about the time period and what life was like in the Massachusetts Colony in the 1690s. This presentation will be given at the Bayside Historical Society Castle by genealogist and historian Leslie Wickham, a descendant of accused witch Sarah Towne Bridges Cloyce. Sarah escaped with her life but two of her older sisters, Rebecca Towne Nurse & Mary Towne Easty were found guilty and put to death.