Saturday, May 14, 2016

Society Saturday- on the Trail of Connecticut's Witches

The speaker at the Associated Daughters of Early American Witches breakfast was Cindy Wolfe Boynton.  She is the author of "Connecticut Witch Trials".

Her current project is creating an app to find all the locations that are significant to the accused "witches" in Connecticut.  Some of the sites include the gallows where Alse Young was hanged  (first executed witch in the colonies), and court sites.  Most of the actual buildings are gone, and some locations are now part of strip malls.  There are nearly completely buried tombstones.  

I am looking forward to the launch of her app in the next few months.  Of course, that will mean a trip to Connecticut to find all of the sites.

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