4. While he was in town, in 1781, George Washington worshiped across the street at The First Church of Christ, built in 1761
Stacy Schiff reveals one of the most common misconceptions regarding the Salem witch trials.
Salem is a small city with a population of under 45,000, but there's a remarkable number of things to do, from boating, segway and walking tours to museums and a variety of activities which center around witchcraft. Here are ten of our favorite things to do based on an extensive visit this past August.
There was even an earlier effort to get the victims pardoned, but the state Board of Pardons and Paroles said it doesn't
See, for generations after the "witches" were hanged and buried, the community -- at least the politically powerful -- thought they were well rid of these troublesome characters and neither preserved their execution site nor where their bodies were interred.
Weather patterns continue to trigger witchcraft accusations in many parts of Africa, where witch killings persist. According
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Religion News Service SALEM, Mass. (RNS) For centuries, scholars have wondered how a farming village
In Nigeria, the fear of witchcraft is rooted in centuries of tradition. However, in the past decade, that deeply ingrained
Halloween is deeply rooted in myths -- ancient stories that explain the seasons and the mysteries of life and death.