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House of the Seven Gables

House of the Seven Gables Review

Immortalized in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel, this site itself is a literary treasure. Built in 1668 and also known as the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, the house includes a secret staircase, a garret containing an antique scale model of the house, and some of the finest Georgian interiors in the country. Also on the property is the small house where Hawthorne was born in 1804; built in 1750, it was moved from its original location a few blocks away.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Derby St., Salem, MA 01970 | Map It
  • Phone: 978/744–0991
  • Cost: $12.50
  • Hours: Nov.–Dec., and mid-Jan.–June, daily 10–5; July–Oct., daily 10–7
  • Website:
  • Location: Salem
Updated: 11-07-2013

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