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When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.

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The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse. You might recognize the character from The Crucible.

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A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials

Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials

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Poem story Salem Witch Trial - Stories poems witches tales long poems rhyming poetry story creative writing poetic verse - Christy Ann Martine

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The Salem Award honors the memory of those condemned during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

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Old Burial Point Cemetery, where the “witches” hanged during the Salem Witch Trials are buried. (Thank you queen-elizabeth-thefirst for sending in this cool factoid!)

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1692) - A resident of Salem Towne, Alice was executed on September 22, 1692 during the Salem Witch Trials. She was married to a fisherman named John Parker ...

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The Salem Witch Trials [infographic

The Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 were by far the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft hysteria in American history. Yet Salem was just one of many incidents during the Great Age of Witch Hunts which took place throughout Europe and her colonies over many centuries. Indeed, by European standards, Salem was not even a large outbreak. But what exactly were the factors that made Salem stand out?

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1692 ~ Giles Corey. Pressed to death during the Salem witch trials.

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