Witch Trials of Connecticut

Event Date: 
October 25, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Description: 

Contrary to popular belief, Salem was not the first community to try and hang witches in the New World. Forty years before the events in Salem, CT had its own witch trials that were just as tumultuous. Historian Patrick Cump-stone will explain why he thinks many of the women tried for witchcraft in CT Colony between 1647 and 1669 were accused.