Hartford: New England’s First Witch Execution
In Episode 49 Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger visit the site of America’s first witch trial and execution in downtown Hartford, Connecticut. Then they travel north of Hartford to Windsor to speak with author Beth Caruso about Alse Young, the first victim. We’ll learn Young wasn’t alone, and this was decades before the 1692 Salem trials. Did Connecticut cover-up their own witch trials?