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.

Additional Online Resources
1. Salem Witch Trials Court Records
2. Maps of the Witch Trial History
3. Original Books & Letters About the Trials
4. Salem Witchcraft-Related Archives

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 MuseumThe Massachusetts Art Commission; Mary-Ellen Smiley; The Beverly Historical Society; The University of Virginia Library Special Collections; The Massachusetts Historical Society