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  • BIZARRE BOSTON: Ann Hibbins, Boston’s wealthy witch

    BIZARRE BOSTON: Ann Hibbins, Boston’s wealthy witch

    While the Salem witch trials of 1692 are the most famous witch trials to have occurred in colonial New England, people were tried and executed for witchcraft in other cities and at other times as well. Several women were unfortunately executed right here in Boston. Usually people accused of witchcraft were poor and socially marginal, […]