NPR

Salem Memorializes Those Killed During Witch Trials

The memorial stands at the site where 19 innocent women and men were hanged. It opened on the 325th anniversary the first mass execution of five women.

The city of Salem, Mass., has opened a memorial to commemorate the people who were convicted and killed during its notorious series of "witch trials" in 1692.

The memorial stands at the site where 19 innocent women and men, the memorial opened on the 325th anniversary of the first of three mass executions at the site, when five women were killed: Sarah Good, Elizabeth Howe, Susannah Martin, Rebecca Nurse and Sarah Wildes.

Estás leyendo una vista previa, regístrate para leer más.

Más de NPR

NPR4 min. leídosNutrition
If We All Ate Enough Fruits And Vegetables, There'd Be Big Shortages
There's already not enough produce for everyone in the world to get the daily recommended amount. Two new studies urge revamping the food system to feed the growing population and protect the planet.
NPR7 min. leídos
History, Minus The Historian Herself
Does NPR have a gender problem? A history problem? Over the weekend, a Washington Post blog called The Lily published a very good piece about an infuriating situation involving Here & Now, the two-hour daily news and talk program that is co-produced
NPR4 min. leídos
Fired Over Too Much Tupac? A Rap-Loving Bureaucrat From Iowa Says He Hopes Not
The former head of Iowa's Department of Human Services says that, ideally, his dismissal will lead to "having open discussions about race and what we have in common, instead of what separates us."