In “Witchcraft,” legend hunter Jeff Belanger explores the history of witchcraft and witch trials from the first New England tribunals in Hartford, Connecticut in 1647, through Salem, Massachusetts. The episode explores what led up to the hysteria and how Salem has become an unlikely Mecca for witches today. Plus, we meet some actual modern-day Witches who discuss what it means to be a Witch in Salem.
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Hear the Podcast Episode:
Podcast 49 – Hartford: New England’s First Witch Execution
Read the Press Release:
Emmy-Nominated New England Legends Television Series Explores “Witchcraft” in its PBS Return
Links to Those Involved in the Episode:
Connecticut Witch Memorial – Facebook
Katherine Spada Basto
Omen – Salem, Massachusetts
Leanne Marrama – Facebook