The Devil Has My Consent: The Salem Witch Trials


Meeting Room A

The Salem Witch Trials

It's the full moon before Halloween! What better night than this to learn about the renowned Salem Witch Trials? In 1692 more than 200 people were accused of witchcraft in Salem; 20 were executed. Why?  Were evil forces really at work in Salem? If so, why did they target the people of Massachusetts Bay? The explanation of the events leading up to the trials and the motives of the key players may surprise you. Local historican Kathy Wilson reveals the real story behind the behind the Salem Witch Trials.