The Fessenden Home at 53 Hancock St. in Boston

This is the first place Hawthorne lived when in Boston (March-August 1836). At that time he was writing and editing for The American Magazine of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge.
(photography by Dan Popp) close window
citation: http://www.hawthorneinsalem.org/images/fullpageimage.php?name=MMD1224