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Salem Witch Trials Memorial

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Each of this park's 20 stone benches represents a person executed in the infamous 1692 witch trials.
Charter St., Salem, MA 01970
+1 978-740-1250
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This is a small but decent tribute to those that lost their lives during the hysteria of the Salem Witch trials. The surrounding area is filled with other things to do of course but this simple free walkthough memorial should be visited while in Salem.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A sombering memorial to those who had the unfortunate hand of being a victim of the worst version of a he said/she said game. The end of this hysteria came only when the governor’s wife was accused.

Thank MaRR1900
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this memorial to the people who were hanged during the witch trials. They each have a bench with their named etched into the stone.

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I think the human tragedy that occurred in Salem can be easily overlooked by all the hype of commercialism. This is a stark and beautiful reminder of the personal impact these trials had on real people and their families. It further has impact by the...More

Thank beachrunner123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting to see inscriptions on stones placed there. Such a short lived but devastating piece of this country's history.

Thank JMBH
Reviewed 1 week ago

The display is very well kept and the history preserved. We passed it on the trolley and went back to see things up close.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a peaceful and respectful memorial to those who died in the Salem witch trials. It involves a short walk along the memorial pathway. It is also accessible without any kind of fee.

Thank Flyer29397234475
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice memorial, people seem respectful. Going in with a guide gives you more insight into the design.

Thank Holly T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Those who died during the witch trials - no one knows where they were laid to rest. This is a memorial to all victims. Worth a visit.

Thank 474Lee24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This memorial is right next to The Burying Point Cemetery. The memorial serves as a tribute to those killed during the trials. Both the memorial and the cemetery are interesting to walk through.

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October 25, 2018|
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Response from jessrU1265AI | Reviewed this property |
There are no hours. It is open 24/7 and no admission is required. Although the area that it is in can get very crowded in October.
October 24, 2018|
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Response from Christian K | Reviewed this property |
Some of the walking tours include it on their tour, the one I went in had minimal information on it. But it is available to walk up and see at your leisure.
July 23, 2018|
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Response from 2014Travelinggal | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes....