The Curse Of Giles Corey

Salem, Massachusetts, Massachusetts
United States

The Salem Witch Trials will always hold a spooky part in our national hearts, but as the years go by, many have come to the conclusion that the hysteria that struck Salem Town and Salem Village (now Danvers) was more about greed than the supernatural. The accused often had trouble with their neighbors regarding property rights, livestock, and general issues of jealousy. However, the tale of Giles Corey’s death and the legacy left for the area’s law enforcement is a tale of greed with a liber


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