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WOMENS MEMORIALS

The Steilneset Memorial
Norway’s ‘We’re Sorry’ Monument to 91 Dead Witches
by Nina Strochlic, The Daily Beast, May 3, 2015

The town of Vardø, known as ‘the witch capital of Norway,’ has built a monument dedicated to the memory of the men and women who were burnt or tortured to death, accused of sorcery. ...

In 2011, these victims were granted official recognition. The Steilneset Memorial was unveiled by Norway’s queen on the same spot thought to be the execution site of the 91 so-called witches ...

Read more: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/05/03/norway-s-we-re-sorry-monument-to-91-dead-witches.html



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