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Proctor’s Ledge: Gallows Hill

October 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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October 5, 2016 Doors open at 6:30 pm Salem Witch Museum
Join historians, Marilynne K. Roach and Professor Emerson “Tad” Baker to learn about the rediscovery of the actual site where nineteen were executed in 1692 for the crime of witchcraft. A book signing and refreshments will follow the presentation. Doors to the Salem Witch Museum will open at 6:30 pm and the talk starts at 7:00 pm.
Purchase Tickets Online: $10.00 or $15.00 at the door.
Marilynne K. Roach, an independent researcher, has spent nearly four decades studying the Salem witch trials. Her books include The Salem Witch Trials: a Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege and Six Women of Salem: the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials.
Emerson “Tad” Baker is a professor of History at Salem State University. He is the award-winning author of numerous works on the history and archaeology of early New England, including, The Devil of Great Island: Witchcraft and Conflict in Early New England and A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience. He was an on-camera expert for the PBS-TV series Colonial House and has appeared in many witchcraft documentaries, including Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the

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Date:
October 5, 2016
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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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http://SalemWitchMuseum.com/ProctorsLedge