Our exhibit on The Witchcraft Hysteria traces the famous trials from the early accusations, the key participants, various explanations for the phenomenon, a timeline of events, and the tragic aftermath, and the historical meaning that the trials have come to represent.
Exhibit Sponsors and Contributors
Display Sponsor: The Loring Family
Text Content: David Goss; Mary-Ellen Smiley; Ken Harris
Visual Content: Great Island Design; The Peabody Essex Museum; The Massachusetts Art Commission; Mary-Ellen Smiley; The Beverly Historical Society; The University of Virginia Library Special Collections; The Massachusetts Historical Society