A portrait of the writer, who was noted in his youth for his good looks.
The writer in his "distinguished" years.
Hawthorne's wife and close companion.
The original bet between Hawthorne and Bowdoin classmate Jonathan Cilley that Hawthorne would not be married in twelve years. He won a cask of Madeira wine.
The house where Hawthorne (then Hathorne) was born in Salem, Massachusetts.
An original edition of Hawthorne's first novel.
The Salem home of his cousin Susannah Ingersoll inspired Hawthorne's novel of the same name.
The home that Nathaniel and Sophia Peabody rented as newlyweds.
The Hawthorne family home in Concord, Mass., previously owned by the Alcott family.
Hawthorne's old office.