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The Salem witches were not burned at the stake, or hanged or pressed to death. That was the fate of the women and men sentenced to death for the crime of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. Between June and September 1692, 14 women and 5 men were hanged and 1 man was pressed to death with rocks.
According to Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community under Siege by Marilynne K. Roach. A holiday gift online for Halloween.