W. H. Getchell photograph of Nathaniel Hawthorne done at the firm of Silsbee, Case, and Getchell, 299 1/2 Washington St., Boston, 19 December, 1861 (courtesy of Northern Illinois UP)
"Letter to Nathaniel Hawthorne" poem by Alison Hawthorne Deming
The Hawthorne in Salem Website is delighted to have received permission from Alison Hawthorne Deming and the Louisiana State University Press to post Deming's poem from Science and Other Poems in which she reflects upon her great-great-grandfather's life and personality.
"Hawthorne" a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
On May 23, 1864, Longfellow wrote this poem as a tribute to Hawthorne who died in the early morning of May 19th.