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On This Day in History: Salem Witch Trials Ordered Ended

10.13.09 Posted in History, today's words by

On October 12, 1692, the court trying the Salem witches was officially dismissed. This was not the end of the episode. Additional trials were held to wrap up the remaining accusations, and while there were a few more convictions at that stage, there were no more executions ordered. In all, 19 of the accused were […]