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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.
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Charter St., Salem, MA 01970
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Somber beautiful memorial that serves as a wake up call to mass hysteria and what it can do, the harm it can cause. The memorial is well done and with the RIGHT tour gives far more history than you would expect.

Thank John M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a beautiful memorial for those treated so unfairly. I found it almost sacred. A place for people to pay respect for these individuals we’ve read about. Also a wonderful spot for descendants to pay homage. Flowers and gifts are often left on the...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Memorial of those wrongly charged and hung of witchery histeria in Salem since they were not allowed a proper burial at the time of their death.

Thank millergal88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a moving and thoughtful memorial to innocent victims of ignorant people. The park is a nice open space with engraved granite benches built into the perimeter.Each bench represents a victim.

Thank Salem_Cricket
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a simple memorial, however it is moving all the same. Each bench is named to remember all of those executed in the Salem witch trials. There is a sense of quiet, even though this is right in the centre of Salem. People are...More

Thank Daleslady
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think it was important to recognize and honor those executed in 1692. It is a much-honored place as we saw flowers on every named bench in the memorial. As you enter the memorial, look to the floor and you'll see some of the dying...More

Thank Jenn_Steinle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aside from the benches there isn’t much to see , how ever the words are powerful enough, It just shows how crazy things were back then.

Thank 968ChrisS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know what to expect, they did a nice job with the memorial, very glad we stopped to view and reflect on the tragedy.

Thank ISLANDGIRL3013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This memorial is a chilling reminder of what can happen when leaders promote intolerance and society ignores injustice. Over 200 people were accused of being a witch, and 20 were killed. Each of the victims is represented by a protruding stone in this memorial. The...More

Thank Lori T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The names and method of execution for all twenty victims are etched into stone seats, one per person.

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Response from Pierre L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think you talk about the external Witch Trials Memorials. Dog are permitted in the Trials Memorials and there are seats. Now, if you talk about the Museum, dogs are not allowed. Seats (mainly benches) are... More
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