Author Talk with Michael Cormier


Michael Cormier, author of the new play Saltonstall’s Trial (at the Larcom Theatre, Oct. 17-27), will be speaking at the Beverly Public Library Cormier’s presentation, “Beverly and the Salem Witch Scare” will cover the infamous witch trials from a local point of view. Beverly’s historic connection to the witch trials is rich and complex, and […]

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Book Discussion: “In the Shadow of Salem”


Join us for an evening with historian and archivist Richard Hite as he discusses his new book In the Shadow of Salem:The Andover Witch Hunt of 1692. Hite’s book explores the towns that were impacted by the witchcraft crisis but have been overlooked. $10/free for members

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Spotlight Talk: Balch Bedrooms


In 1690, two years before the Salem Witch Trials, David Balch accused Dorcas Hoar of being a witch and afflicting him in this very room. Did this incident all but guarantee Dorcas would be found guilty of witchcraft in 1692? Come and decide for yourself. Free with admission

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Spotlight Talk: Balch Bedrooms


In 1690, two years before the Salem Witch Trials, David Balch accused Dorcas Hoar of being a witch and afflicting him in this very room. Did this incident all but guarantee Dorcas would be found guilty of witchcraft in 1692? Come and decide for yourself. Free with admission

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Spotlight Talk: Balch Bedrooms


In 1690, two years before the Salem Witch Trials, David Balch accused Dorcas Hoar of being a witch and afflicting him in this very room. Did this incident all but guarantee Dorcas would be found guilty of witchcraft in 1692? Come and decide for yourself. Free with admission

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Spotlight Talk: Balch Bedrooms


In 1690, two years before the Salem Witch Trials, David Balch accused Dorcas Hoar of being a witch and afflicting him in this very room. Did this incident all but guarantee Dorcas would be found guilty of witchcraft in 1692? Come and decide for yourself. Free with admission

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Spotlight Talk: Balch Bedrooms


In 1690, two years before the Salem Witch Trials, David Balch accused Dorcas Hoar of being a witch and afflicting him in this very room. Did this incident all but guarantee Dorcas would be found guilty of witchcraft in 1692? Come and decide for yourself. Free with admission

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Spotlight Talk: Balch Bedrooms


In 1690, two years before the Salem Witch Trials, David Balch accused Dorcas Hoar of being a witch and afflicting him in this very room. Did this incident all but guarantee Dorcas would be found guilty of witchcraft in 1692? Come and decide for yourself. Free with admission

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Spotlight Talk: Balch Bedrooms


In 1690, two years before the Salem Witch Trials, David Balch accused Dorcas Hoar of being a witch and afflicting him in this very room. Did this incident all but guarantee Dorcas would be found guilty of witchcraft in 1692? Come and decide for yourself. Free with admission

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