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Address: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
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This research library contains actual court documents from the 1692 Salem...

This research library contains actual court documents from the 1692 Salem witch trials.

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Gorgeous exterior

When we were in Salem the Library was closed for renovation. This was sad news as I love libraries! The exterior is beautiful and we will visit another time.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 July 2016
GinnyDeChristofaro
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Walpole, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

When we were in Salem the Library was closed for renovation. This was sad news as I love libraries! The exterior is beautiful and we will visit another time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Many architects were encouraged by their clients to fashion libraries to resemble churches dedicated to the solemn beauty and spiritual relevance of the written word. There is a peaceful reverence to the occupants of the Phillips Library. Which is why my son, the bibliophile and his beautiful bride were married there in 2008. The warm yellow walls and surroundings of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

I went to Salem last year to conduct some research for my thesis. The Phillips Library were so accommodating. They helped me greatly with my research and nothing was too much trouble. Thank you to the wonderful team there!

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