Walking tours of Hawthorne's Salem and other events sponsored by the Salem
Maritime National Historical Site (NPS) (All events are free and open to the
All tours meet at the Hawthorne Statue on Hawthorne Boulevard. A ranger will
lead a one-hour walking tour of sites featured in a new NPS booklet "Nathaniel
Tour dates are:
Saturday, April 3, 11:00 am
Saturday, May 1, 11:00 am
Saturday, June 5, 11:00 am
Sunday, May 16, 2:30 pm: Living History Program: Meet a customs official who
worked with Hawthorne in the late 1840s and hear his recollections of the author.
The Custom House, Derby Street, opposite Derby Wharf.
Sunday, June 20, 2:30 pm: talk by historian John Frayler on the Custom Service
at the time of Nathaniel Hawthorne.The Custom House, Derby Street, opposite
Sunday, July 4, evening: Fireworks and Celebration sponsored by the City of
Salem. Salem Harbor.
Saturday, July 17- Sunday, July 18: Salem Maritime Festival with special appearances
by Nathaniel Hawthorne.