Growing up with witches

  The central figure in this 1876 illustration of the Salem Witch Trials courtroom is usually identified as  Mary Walcott .

The central figure in this 1876 illustration of the Salem Witch Trials courtroom is usually identified as Mary Walcott.

"Without really analyzing it, I grew up in Massachusetts, so the Salem Witch Trials were always something that I was around. The average kindergartner probably doesn't know about it, except that in Massachusetts, you do, because they'll take you on field trips to see reenactments and stuff.''

-- Rob Zombie, a musician and writer