Pennsylvania’s Only Witch Trial
Margaret Mattson was accused of being a witch in 1683 because cows around her started to "act strange." William Penn altered the course of Pennsylvania's history with this trial by allowing her to defend herself and have a public trial. Reporter Rachel Suga has the story.
About the Contributors
Rachel Suga is a senior broadcast journalism and criminology double major at Penn State University. Extremely involved in her passions, Rachel has been involved in Centre County Report as well as 46LIVE as a producer and reporter, executive producer for “More Than a Lion”, anchor and reporter for CommRadio and PSN News, Vice President of PSNtv, and Daily Collegian as a crime and courts reporter around campus alone. Her professional opportunities have included being a strategic communications intern for the Office of the President at Penn State, a digital newspaper writer for “Follow South Jersey”, and a multimedia intern for Wake Media Inc.. She is also a freelance photographer, videographer, and writer.