Museums, Libraries, and Schools in Salem Related to Hawthorne: Introduction
Museums, Libraries, and Schools in Salem: Introduction
East India Marine Hall, part of the Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St. Mall, Salem(courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum; special thanks to Bryant F. Tolles, Jr.)
This section of the Website presents images and information on the museums, libraries, and schools in Salem listed below. In some cases the buildings are related to Nathaniel Hawthorne; in other cases buildings are included to give a sense of Hawthorne's world and also of the Salem a visitor would encounter today. All of these buildings also appear on the 1840 and/or modern map of Salem.
Salem Public Library, 370 Essex St.
Salem Witch Museum, 19 ½ Washington Square North at Brown St. (1844-46)
East India Marine Hall
The Peabody Essex Museum
Plummer Hall (Once home of the Salem Atheneum and then of the former Essex Institute, it is currently part of the Phillips Library of the Peabody Essex Museum)
Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St.
Salem Normal School, corner of Broad and Summer Sts