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Monday, August 1, 2016

Hawthorne's Salem with Kevin Madden

Recent Villanova English major Kevin Madden ('16) spent a summer day in Salem, Ma., visiting the Custom House (which employed Nathaniel Hawthorne and served as the inspiration for his famous preface to The Scarlet Letter), the house of the seven gables, and Hawthorne's own birthplace.  Several of Kevin's pictures follow.

Kevin on the steps of the Custom House with the English department t-shirt.

The building behind Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables.
Kevin, in English t-shirt, at Hawthorne's birthplace.