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Fallen Salem Oak. Photo by essica Waddington.

The Mighty Salem Oak

Remembering a tree that has seen much Lenape and Quaker history over its 600‐year lifespan.

Jessica Waddington is a member of Salem (N.J.) Meeting. She grew up across the street from the historic Salem Oak and Friends Burial Ground, where many of her relatives are buried. She now lives in Cherry Hill, N.J., with her husband, Adam Ross, and their dog, Luna. Mary Julia Street is milestones editor for Friends Journal.

Posted in: Remembrance, September 2019
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A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience

By Emerson W. Baker. Oxford University Press, 2014. 398 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $21.99/eBook. Emerson W. Baker’s book begins on a surprising […]

Thomas D. Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College and a member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Ind. His great-aunt nine times removed, Mary Parker, was one of the women hanged in 1692.

Posted in: August 2015 Books, August 2015: The Effects of War, Quaker Book Reviews
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