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Photographer: Andrew Ruppenstein
Taken: August 30, 2014
Caption: Hexen Gedenkstätte / Witches Memorial
Additional Description: Across the street from the tower, set in a retaining wall, is a stone memorial commemorating the 261 persons in Gerolzhofen, mostly women, that were accused of witchcraft and executed. This toll does not include any number of persons who were accused and incarcerated but died prior to their trial or execution.
Submitted: October 17, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p289074
File Size: 4.736 Megabytes
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