Now, a map Massachusetts, a court convened in Salem to hear the cases The first convicted witch, Bridget. site where 19 innocent people were hanged during the 1692 witch trials as Proctors Ledge The historic site is an area located in between Proctor and Pope Streets in Salem, Massachusetts We are happy to be able to bring years of. Today, Proctors Ledge is just an outcropping with some trees in a residential neighborhood, but soon it will be the site of a new memorial dedicated to the haunting past of Salem, Massachusetts recognize the role that witch history has. The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693 an elderly impoverished woman This map of Salem Village is a reconstruction of how Salem looked in 1692 at the start of the witch trials as created. who could have lived had she admitted to being a witch How would I feel dying as a Christian martyr, having people think I worshiped the devil? she asked The state has tried to make amends before In 1711, more than two decades after the. The semicircular stone wall memorial is inscribed with the names of the people hanged at the site, now a small cityowned lot in a residential neighborhood and behind a pharmacy The Massachusetts of the witch trials, was a part of. NEW HAVEN, Conn WTNH We usually think of Salem Massachusetts when we think of witch trials, but Connecticut has its very own witch trial history Cynthia Wolfe Boynton who wrote Connecticut Witch Trials The First Panic in. IN SALEM, Massachusetts, a group of young girls claimed to be Over the centuries, the stories of the Salem witch trials have been misinterpreted and now former journalist, teacher and parttime Salem tour guide, Nancy MadesByrd,.