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Discover The House of the Seven Gables. Built in 1668, this National Historic Landmark is a treasure of American history. Professional guides welcome guests year round for a remarkable journey that explores Salem's maritime history, architecture...more
All reviews secret staircase grounds are beautiful nathaniel hawthorne birth home our tour guide nice tour gift shop interesting history self guided visiting salem new england witch trials attic chimney birthplace literature passage
It is obviously very popular for meals etc, however the entry fee was a bit expensive to visit, when compared to the number of attractions in this town. take a stroll around the area, the houses in the area are a sight to see.
The past two years I have been planning trips at Halloween. Last year my trip was in celebration of Edgar Allan Poe. This year it was to include Nathaniel Hawthorne. Salem proved to be a perfect place to visit for Halloween. I read The House...More
The House of the Seven Gables has been restored to duplicate the house described in Hawthorne's classic novel. The tour guides are well informed, and the house is extremely interesting. You can also visit the house where Hawthorne was born, which has been moved to...More
340-year-old house that inspired the classic Nathaniel Hawthorne novel. ... Author Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, MA, and his famous 1851 novel The House of the Seven Gables was based on this actual house. Beautiful grounds.
Hawthorne's words are most appropriate for a walk down the narrow Salem street next to the Turner House. This colonial mansion (later transformed towards Georgian) is indeed the heavy player amidst the decidedly lighter exteriors across the street (see the foundtrips pics). Nathaniel Hawthorne stayed...More
Stopped at the house of seven gables and took the tour of this establishment. As the tour concluded I was kind of thrown off with all the changes they made to the house but yet claimed most was still original as built. The views of...More
I found the tour interesting, well worth the time spent. Expect to climb arrow stairs. Small garden area was quite pretty. Others must think so, too, since there was a photo shoot for a wedding happening when I was there. Make sure you take a...More