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PCV presents: The Salem Witch Museum.

Education Director Rachel Christ-Doan of the Salem Witch Museum will present to us on the Salem Witch Trials.

In the year 1692, the daughter and niece of Reverend Samuel Parris were plagued with a mysterious and alarming illness. Soon, inhabitants of Salem Village were faced with their worst fear—confirmation that witches had arrived in Essex County. Ultimately, the colonists experienced the most severe and devastating witch-hunt to ever take place in North America. During this program, participants will learn how and why a witch-hunt broke out in Salem in 1692, as well as why these witch trials were such a unique and impactful moment in early American history. Participants will see images of the sites around Essex County with connections to the Salem witch trials, including the land where the court house, jail, and meeting house once stood, as well as a selection of primary source documents and relevant artifacts.
When:
Friday, February 9, 2024, 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Where:
Potomac Community Center
11315 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD  20854
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Sheila Taylor
Category:
Village Events
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Washington Area Villages Exchange
P.O. Box 7464
Alexandria, VA 22307-0464
washingtonareavillages@gmail.com