115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 744-0991, x104
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In 1668, Captain John Turner built a house destined to become one of America's most famous structures.
Come visit and explore more than 340 years of American architecture, Salem’s maritime history, and the life and literary legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne, author of The Scarlet Letter.
The 35 minute tour explores the lives of two prosperous merchant families, the Mansion’s unique architecture, and Hawthorne's connection to this legendary home.
Also on site, the Nathaniel Hawthorne House recalls its best known inhabitant who was born and lived here as a small child.
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