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Salem Witch Trials Memorial

Updated 11/07/2013

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Dedicated by Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in 1992, this melancholy space—an antidote to the relentless marketing of the merry-witches motif—honors those who died because they refused to confess that they were witches. A stone wall is studded with 20 stone benches, each inscribed with a victim's name, and sits next to Salem's oldest burying ground.

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Off Liberty St. near Charter St., Salem, Massachusetts, 01970, USA

Updated 11/07/2013


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