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Salem in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Home for Aged Women

Given by Robert Brookhouse 1861

 
 
Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 29, 2016
1. Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker
Main inscription
Inscription. This house was built about 1811 for Benjamin W. Crowninshield, 1772-1851, member of Congress and Secretary of the Navy under Madison and Monroe.

Here was born William Crowninshield Endicott, 1826-1900, Justice of our Supreme Judicial Court and Secretary of War under Cleveland.

Residence of General James Miller, the here of Lundy’s Lane, while collector of the port from 1825-1849.
 
Location. 42° 31.284′ N, 70° 53.248′ W. Marker is in Salem, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Derby Street and Orange Street, on the left when traveling east on Derby Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 180 Derby Street, Salem MA 01970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Salem Maritime National Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Salem Maritime National Historic Site (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Derby Wharf (was
Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 29, 2016
2. Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker
Tablet on the house itself
within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Derby Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); Wharves in the Late 1800s (within shouting distance of this marker); Privateer Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkWomen
 
Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 29, 2016
3. Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker
The house itself
Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 29, 2016
4. Brookhouse Home for Aged Women Marker
Additional house sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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