Salem Witch Trials Memorial
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Somber memorial featuring a series of stacked & inscribed granite stones abutting a burial ground.
If you are familiar with the real history of the Salem witch trials, this memorial may bring you to tears (it did for me!). It's located down a quiet side street and tastefully and sensitively commemorates the victims of this tragedy.
Striking in its simplicity, the Memorial is surrounded on three sides by a handcrafted granite wall. Inscribed in the stone threshold entering the Memorial are the victims’ protests of innocence. These protests are interrupted mid-sentence by the wall, symbolizing society’s indifference to…
Symbolically located behind the Old Burying Point, the Witch Trials Memorial serves as a somber place of remembrance for visitors and descendants of those condemned in 1692.