Episode Eight: Making it Stop - Show Notes
So many histories of the Salem witchcraft hysteria begin and end with the trials and that’s understandable. But, it didn’t end after the trials were over. Even for those families whose lives weren’t devastated by the executions, farms and businesses went untended while farmers, craftsmen, and their wives languished in jail. One historian likened Massachusetts after the trials to the aftermath in a warzone. Below are the resources used to research this episode.