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Hawthorne at Salem

Life & Times

Welcome to Hawthorne in Salem

Welcome to the Life and Times Section

Derby Wharf and Salem Harbor shoreline, painting by Fred Freeman, c. 1803
Derby Wharf and Salem Harbor shoreline, painting by Fred Freeman, c. 1803 (courtesy of Salem Maritime National Historic Site)
 

This section of the site offers information on the following topics related to Nathaniel Hawthorne's Life and Times:

  • Family (subtopics: paternal ancestors, maternal ancestors, immediate family)
  • Biographical Information (subtopics: early life, adult life)
  • Literary Career (subtopics: poetry, short stories, novels, non-fiction)
  • Important Influences (subtopics: people, events)