Richard Derby House (Derby-Ward House), 27 Herbert St., corner of Derby and Herbert Sts.

House at 27 Herbert Street in Salem where the merchant, Elias Hasket Derby (1739-1799), grew up. In the Custom House chapter of The Scarlet Letter Hawthorne refers to E.H. Derby as "King Derby."
(photography by Aaron Toleos) close window
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