Richard Ross: Before Salem

Town Hall: Council Chambers

Apr 27, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Author of Before Salem, Richard Ross will be discussing the Connecticut Witch Trials that began in 1647, forty-five years before the famed Salem Witch Trials. Ultimately, eleven witches were accused and hanged on the charge of practicing witchcraft. The hangings, but not the trials for witchcraft, ceased upon Governor Winthrop's return from England in 1663. Learn more about these tragic events that have cast a dark shadow on Connecticut for nearly 400 years.

Contact Name: Stratford Historical Society

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Town Hall: Council Chambers
2725 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

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