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“... many questions and Joan was so willing to respond....great artifacts....provides outstanding insights as to how the affluent lived in those days...if you like history and nistalgia....you should enjoy this site.”
“This attraction, with its iconic seven-gabled house made famous by the classic novel, includes the childhood home of literary phenom Nathaniel Hawthorne, and lovely views of the site's neighboring homes, the seasi...”
“The guide was very knowledgeable and had lots of information about the history of the house and Nathaniel Hawthorne.The gardens are lovely with a good view of Salem harbour.”
“... a guided tour, where you might learn about the 22 yr old seaman who was killed when his ship was struck by lightning, and the tree that has grown up at his grave site that gets struck by lightning every 22 years!”
“Chandler Hovey Park, graced with a lighthouse, is a remarkable public park with unsurpassed views of Marblehead Harbor, with with more than 2,000 sail and motor boats, and the North Shore coast to Gloucester.”
“Great place to relax and watch the sunrise or set as well as enjoy the sights of the boats on Marblehead harbor!”