Towne Family Association The Towne Family Association is a genealogical organization whose members are the descendants of William and Joanna (Blessing) Towne who came to America from Great Yarmouth, England and settled in Salem, MA about 1635. The couple had eight children, three of whom, Rebecca Nurse, Mary Estey, and Sarah Cloyce, were caught up in the Witchcraft Hysteria in Salem in 1692.
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project
The Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project consists of an electronic collection of primary source materials relating to the Salem witch trials of 1692 and a new transcription of the court records.
National Geographic Witch Hunt – Interactive
Experience the 1692 Salem witch-hunt in a terrifying online trial: ‘Are you a witch? How long have you been in the snare of the devil? Confess!’
This project was designed to show students the events and the people of Salem in the context of their life and times. Students will get a closer look at what life was like in Salem in 1692, watch the story unfold, and meet some of the people behind the trials.
Danvers, Mass Website
Website of Danvers Mass, home to the Rebecca Nurse Homestead.
Peabody Essex Museum (PEM)
The new Peabody Essex Museum is both a new building and a new idea. Experience a museum transformed.