" Where Hawthorne was born" Salem Things to Do Tip by gosiaPL

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  Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthplace
by gosiaPL
 
 

The house in which Hawthorne was born stands within the House of the 7G complex but it was moved here in 1958 from its original location in Union St. Sounds like moving the houses around in order to restore and protect them was a common thing in Salem :-) For anyone who enjoys Hawthorne's novels, it's a nice experience to tour the house... although in terms of furnishing and decor, it's nowhere near the attractiveness of the House of the 7G.

Address: 115 Derby Street
Phone: (978) 744-0991
Website: http://www.7gables.org/tour_nh_birthplace.shtml

Review Helpfulness: 2 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 24, 2006
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