July 19th, 1692
325 years ago today, five woman were hanged as witches at Proctors Ledge (or Gallows Hill at the time). Sarah Good, Elizabeth Howe, Susannah Martin, Rebecca Nurse, and Sarah Wilde’s were the first of 20 people accused and put to death during the year 1692 in Salem Massachusetts.
Today at noon the community of Salem mass unveiled a memorial placed at the recently identified site of these hangings, as a way to recognize and apologize for the wrongful accusations of the past.
Today we remember