Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial (HMWUS)

Location: Danvers, MA 01923 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 33.932', W 70° 57.464'

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Inscription
In memory of those innocents
who died during the
Salem Village Witchcraft Hysteria
of 1692

Back Monument:
"I am an innocent person. I never had to do with witchcraft since I was born. I am a Gosple woman."
Martha Cory

"The Lord above knows my innocencye . . . as att the great day will be known to men and Angells. I Petition to your honours not for my own life for I know I must die and my appointed time is sett but the Lord he knows it is that if it be possible no more innocent blood may be shed . . . . "
Mary Esty

"If it was the last moment I was to live, God knows I am innocent . . . . "
Elizabeth How

"Well! Burn me, or hang me, I will stand the truth of Christ . . . . "
George Jacobs, Sr.

Died in jail May 10, 1692
Sarah Osburn of Salem Village

Hanged June 10, 1692
Bridget Bishop of Salem

Died in jail June 16, 1692
Roger Toothaker of Billerica

Died in jail previous to July 19, 1692
infant daughter to Sarah Good
of Salem Village

Hanged July 19, 1692
Sarah Good of Salem Village
Elizabeth How of Topsfield
Susannah Martin of Amesbury
Rebecca Nurse of Salem Village
Sarah Wilds of Topsfield

Hanged August 19, 1692
Rev. George Burroughs of Wells, Maine,
formerly of Salem Village
Martha Carrier of Andover
George Jacobs, Sr. of Salem
John Procter, Sr. of Salem Farmes
John Willard of Salem Village

Died under torture September 19, 1692
Giles Cory of Salem Farmes

Hanged September 22, 1692
Martha Cory of Salem Farmes
Mary Esty of Topsfield
Alice Parker of Salem
Mary Parker of Salem
Ann Pudeator of Salem
Wilmot Redd of Marblehead
Margaret Scott of Rowley
Samuel Wardwell of Andover

Died in jail December 3, 1692
Ann Foster of Andover

Died in jail March 10, 1693
Lydia Dastin of Reading

"Amen. Amen. A false tongue
will never make a guilty person."
Susannah Martin

"I can say before my Eternal
father. I am innocent & God will clear my innocency."
Rebecca Nurse

"The Magistrates, Ministers, Jewries,
and all the People in general, being
so much inraged and incensed against
us by the Delusion of the Devil,
which we can term no other, by reason
we know in our own Consciences, we
are all innocent Persons."
John Procter Sr.

" . . . I fear not but the Lord in his due time
will make me as white as snow."
John Willard
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HM NumberHMWUS
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Year Placed1992
Placed ByDanvers Rotary
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 339305 N 4714427
Decimal Degrees42.56553333, -70.95773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 33.932', W 70° 57.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 33' 55.92" N, 70° 57' 27.84" W
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Area Code(s)978, 617, 351
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 158 Hobart St, Danvers MA 01923, US
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