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Grimshawe-Peabody House, Salem


  • Address: 53 Charter St
  • Vicinity: Central St
  • Type: House
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

  • As Noted In: Phantom Register of Historic Places, Phantom

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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1725/00/00 Grimshawe-Peabody House is built next to the Old Burying Ground in the early 1700s.
1795/00/00 Grimshawe-Peabody is dramatically remodeled in the 1790s.
1835/00/00 Eliza Hunt Palmer Peabody Home Nathaniel Peabody buys an old house on Charter Street. It will remain the Peabody family home until 1841.
1835/00/00 Dr Nathaniel Peabody Home Nathaniel Peabody buys an old house on Charter Street. It will remain the Peabody family home until 1841.
1837/11/00 Sophia Peabody Hawthorne Bride Nathaniel Hawthorne meets Sophia Peabody at her home in Salem.
1837/11/00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Life Nathaniel Hawthorne meets Sophia Peabody at her home in Salem.
1882/00/00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Author Hawthorne uses the Peabody home as a setting for "Dr Grimshawe's Secret". Unfinished, the work was published in 1882. Another incomplete work, "Dr Dolliver's Romance", is also set here.

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Particulars for Grimshawe-Peabody House, Salem:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Building Type House
Area of Significance Literature
Criteria Person
Historic Use Single dwelling




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