Windsor: The Untold Story of
America's First Witch Hanging
Talk and Signing
27, 2016 7 PM to
With local author Beth Caruso.
Her imprint upon the historical record is slight but the shadow she leaves is long. Decades before Salemís witch hysteria,
Windsorís Alse (or Alice) Young was the first person to be executed for witchcraft in the American colonies. How could this have come about? Decades before Salem’s witch hysteria, Windsor’s Alice Young was the first person to be executed for witchcraft in the American colonies. For her 2015 publication, now in its second printing, author
Beth Caruso combed land and vital records to build an evocative picture of Alice and the world she inhabited.
Join Caruso for a book talk and signing to learn about the 1647 event and its ramifications on later witch trials throughout New England.
One of Windsor: The Untold Story of Americanís First Witch Hanging books are available for $17, discounted to $15.30 for Windsor Historical Society members.
$6 adults, $5
seniors and students, $4 members.