Proctor’s Ledge Memorial Dedication Date Announced

The City of Salem has announced that the dedication of the Proctor’s Ledge Witchcraft Trials Memorial will take place on Pope Street on Wednesday, July 19, at noon. Details of the ceremony to be released at a later date.

On July 19, 1692, the first of three mass executions took place at the site, when five innocent individuals were hanged: Sarah Good, Elizabeth Howe, Susannah Martin, Rebecca Nurse, and Sarah Wildes. The dedication ceremony on July 19 is free and open to all who wish to attend and pay their respects.

Proctor's Ledge Dedication


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