The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693 More than 200 people were accused an elderly impoverished woman This map of Salem Village is a reconstruction of how Salem looked in 1692 at the. The witches of Salem in 1692 may have been nothing more than the hallucinations of young girls who fell ill from eating some contaminated bread, according to a new study This physiological explanation for the famous witch hunt in the. SALEM, Mass The Massachusetts community where 20 people suspected of witchcraft were put to death in 1692 unveiled a memorial to 19 of those victims on Wednesday, promising never to forget the tragedy The ceremony came. SALEM July 19, 1692, and was said to be buried in a shallow grave there, along with others convicted of witchcraft The Gallows Hill Project, a group of seven scholars, was able to definitively identify the location with research, maps,. When you think of Salem, its only natural that witches come to mind, which is why the Massahcusetts city is once again preparing for a busy Halloween weekend of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May. The socalled Salem witch trials which refers not simply to the legal interrogations and formal findings but the entire wretched spectacle of 1692, and not just in reaching across the centuries "Massachusetts residents," Schiff writes,. Built in 1668 by sea merchant John Turner, it is one of the few buildings remaining in downtown Salem that stood during the witchcraft panic of 169293 Additionally A Time Travelers Maps of the Salem Witchcraft Trials Watertown. A team of scholars has verified the exact site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the infamous 1692 witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts The Gallows Hill Project has carried out five years of research using court records, ground. The mayor of Salem, Massachusetts, snapped a photo she calls "eerie The city, a 40minute drive north of Boston and home to 43,000 residents, is renowned for the 1692 Salem Witch Trials, which led to the executions of 20 people.