The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

March 9th, 2015

Behind the Scenes: Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne

Local historian and lecturer Jim McAllister (who recently was designated as the “Official Historian of the City of Salem Ma”) will present the latest installment of his “52 Lectures, 52 Weeks” series Tuesday, March 10 at the Salem Witch Museum. The subject is Nathaniel Hawthorne, Salem native and well known author of The House of […]

September 19th, 2009

Sophia 200!

This evening I had the pleasure of attending the surprise 200th birthday celebration for artist, journalist, and travel writer Sophia Peabody Hawthorne. Most of us know Sophia as the wife of novelist Nathaniel – and it does seem she deserves great cre…