Witch History

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Salem, Massachusetts to walk where the witch trails took place.

7 Hauntings in Salem, MA ...

1. The Old Burying Point Cemetery 2. The Salem Witch Trials Memorial 3. Old Town Hall 4. The Joshua Ward House 5. The Hawthorne Hotel 6. The House of the Seven Gables

Mystifying history of the Ouija Board www.cultofweird.com

Ouija Board History: The Most Dreaded Toy Ever Made

The Ouija Board began as a harmless parlor game in 1890. What happened over the years to cause the mere mention of the talking board to invoke instant dread?

Book Discussion With Myself: Dorrie and the Blue Witch written and illustrated by Patricia Coombs (1964)

Dorrie and the Blue Witch written and illustrated by Patricia Coombs (1964)

Milk and cookies! Dorrie and the Blue Witch was another cherished book that I remember from childhood. My maternal grandparents weren't big readers, but they did have a few books. For example, they had a huge collection of Reader's Digest Condensed Books which I read pretty voraciously when we stayed at their house (one had My Several Worlds by Pearl S. Buck, which I loved and have written about previously in this blog). They had some old Disney editions of - I think - Swiss Family Robinson…

poisonappleprintshop: A small portion of the newly organized props I keep in the studio. Each morning I am greeted by these trinkets and we converse without words. I show them love and care, in return they provide me with endless inspiration. #artlove #poisonappleprintshop

I howl at the rising moon

seabois: “ Beatrice Offor - Circe, 1911 ”

Alice Nutter of Roughlee, One of twelve [Pendle witches] marched in chains from the pendle area to Lancaster. One of eleven tried at Lancaster Casle and one of ten hanged. The crime "witchcraft"

The Statue of Alice Nutter.

Alice Nutter of Roughlee, One of twelve marched in chains from the pendle area to Lancaster. One of eleven tried at Lancaster Casle and one of ten hanged. The crime "witchcraft"

Laurie Cabot, Official Witch of Salem, MA, is a mentor to several of my cousins who have become 'witches' in the Witch Society.

Laurie Cabot, Official Witch of Salem, MA, is a mentor to several of my cousins who have become 'witches' in the Witch Society.

Statue of Alice Nutter in Roughlee, Pendle, Lancashire, England. Alice was tried, convicted, and executed as one of the Pendle Witches in 1612.

Statue of Alice Nutter in Roughlee, Pendle, Lancashire, England. Alice was tried, convicted, and executed as one of the Pendle Witches in 1612.

The Pendle Hill witches
Halloween DollHalloween HouseHalloween DecorationsHalloween WitchesDollhouse Dolls

The Pendle Hill witches

The 3 witches ... which one will you be seated next to? better be nice to Carole More

Linear Set Theory

The 3 witches ... which one will you be seated next to? better be nice to Carole More

Grave of the Torryburn Witch Uncovered in Scotland

The grave of the Torryburn witch, who confessed to sex with the devil in 1709, has been uncovered on the shore of Scotland's Fife Coast.

Donne della Bassa. " The witch (la Stariona)" ....in the collection of Giuseppe Savini

Donne della Bassa. The witch (la Stariona)

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The Bell Witch - An Eerie Tale | Haunted Places In America

✪ El Fantasma de la Bruja de los Bell ✪

Las experiencias paranormales que sufrió la familia Bell es a día de hoy uno de los más famosos casos de misterio de los Estados Unidos. Esta historia que os traigo, no es una leyenda fantástica, sucedió de verdad en 1817... John Bell era un campesino de Adams (Tennessee). Un día el hombre encontró un extraño animal que estaba escondido entre los maizales de su finca. Aquel ser fue descrito por John como un perro mitad conejo. Muy asustado, el campesino comenzó a dispararlo con su fusil…

witch black cat bats and moon. Retro pin up Halloween art.

witch black cat bats and moon. Retro pin up Halloween art.

The peak of the witch hunt was during the period of the European wars of religion, peaking between about 1580 and 1630. The witch hunts declined in the early 18th century.

The peak of the witch hunt was during the period of the European wars of religion, peaking between about 1580 and 1630. The witch hunts declined in the early 18th century.

Patricia Crowther in woodlands near Sheffield, wearing the inscribed ritual bracelet made for her by Gerald Gardner.

The Wiccan/Pagan Times

Patricia Crowther in woodlands near Sheffield, wearing the inscribed ritual bracelet made for her by Gerald Gardner.

Dr. Leo Louis Martello was an American Witch, a certified hypnotist and graphologist, and an author with a number of books to his credit. He first came to prominence during the 1960’s as a leader involved in the early spread of Contemporary Witchcraft in America. A colorful and sometimes controversial figure, he is perhaps best known as an activist involved with - Civil Rights, Animal Rights, and Gay and Lesbian Rights issues.

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Dr. Leo Louis Martello was an American Witch, a certified hypnotist and graphologist, and an author with a number of books to his credit. He first came to prominence during the 1960’s as a leader involved in the early spread of Contemporary Witchcraft in America. A colorful and sometimes controversial figure, he is perhaps best known as an activist involved with - Civil Rights, Animal Rights, and Gay and Lesbian Rights issues.