Saturday, February 23, 2008

Salem Custom House


Built in 1818, the Custom House is typical of the Federal style of building. However, the building is more noted for one of its employees, Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author of the Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables.

5 comments:

Kim said...

Beautiful light and perspective in this photo!
-Kim
Seattle Daily Photo

Lara said...

great architecture!

Zsolt said...

I also like the perspective and that original style which is common in Boston:)

Beantown Today said...

Very nice. Did you get a chance to photograph any witches?

James McCoy said...

The moral to Hawthorne's "The Custom House" story is
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBfB8eDvA_4