Browse Items (21 total)

  • Collection: Salem Landmarks and Structures

LyndeTomb.jpg
Creator: Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Judge Lynde's tomb in the Charter St. Cemetery in Salem, Mass.

Judge Benjamin Lynde served as chief justice of the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1729 until his death in 1745, and Lynde St. in…[More]

RopesGarden.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1913
Description: Photograph of the rear of Ropes Mansion, view of the garden.Ropes Mansion on 318 Essex Street was built in 1727 and extensively remodeled in 1894. Purchased by Nathaniel Ropes for his family, the last…[More]

GraceEpiscopal.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Grace Church, formed in 1858, is located on 385 Essex Street. At a meeting at St. Peter's Church (Episcopal) in 1848, the possibility of a second Episcopal church was discussed. By 1858 it had become…[More]

FirstNationalBank.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: The First National Bank Building at 11 Central St. in Salem, Mass. The building was built by Charles Bulfinch in 1811, and was originally the Essex Bank Building. It was the first bank building in…

OldWitchHouse.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1890
Description: Old Witch House in its previous location on the corner of Essex and North Streets. The Witch House is currently situated on the corner of Summer and Essex Streets, and is also known as the Corwin…

CentralBaptistChurch.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Central Baptist Church, Erected 1825, raised and remodeled 1877.

SalemNewsOffice.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1981-1901
Description: The Salem News Office in the Peabody Building on Washington St. Erected 1891-1892. See Frank Cousins' Colonial Architecture of Salem, pp. 252-253 for a detailed description of the building.…

DerbyMansion.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891
Description: Photograph of Derby Mansion at 140 Lafayette St. Mansion was demolished in 1898.

EastChurch.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Description: Black and white landscape street-view photograph of East Church (Unitarian) erected in 1845 at Washington Square between Brown and Williams Streets at the foot of the Salem Common.

StPetersChurch.jpg
Description: Artist's rendition of St. Peter's Church, designed by Isaiah Rogers and erected in 1833

SalemPostOffice.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Description: Black and white high-angle photograph of 118 Washington Street Post Office edifice erected in 1882.

CourtHouse.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Description: View of the Old Granite Courthouse (c. 1841) and the Superior Court (c. 1889) from Washington Street.

SouthChurch2.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Description: Photograph of the South Church taken from Chestnut Street, Dedicated in 1805, the South Church was designed by Salem's premier architect Samuel McIntire and razed by fire in 1903.

WinterIsland.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Description: Wideshot photograph of Winter Island Lighthouse showing part of shore in foreground and part of old Fort Pickering.

CadetArmory.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Photo of Salem Cadet Armory at 136 Essex St., Salem, erected 1819-1821. Originally built by Capt. Joseph Peabody for his son Augustus, and eventually became the residence of his son Col. Francis…

UniversalistChurch.jpg
Creator: Cousins, Frank, 1851-
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Photo shows the Universalist Church on Rust St. in Salem, erected in 1808-1809. In 1805, the first meetings of the Universalist Society were held and by 1807, the membership had grown to 300. Land was…[More]

SalemPublicLibrary.jpg
Creator: The Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date: 1891-1901
Description: The Salem Public Library was originally built as a home for Captain John Bertram and his family. In 1855, the Bertram family moved from their smaller house at 24 Winter Street and took up residence in…[More]

GoodhueHouse.jpg
Creator: The Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date: 1891-1901
Description: Photograph of the home of Benjamin Goodhue. Benjamin Goodhue was a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts, born in Salem, Mass. on September 20, 1748. He graduated from Harvard College in…

OldCrowninshieldHouse.jpg
Creator: The Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date: 1891-1901
Description: The Crowninshield-Bentley House is a Colonial house in the Georgian style, located at 126 Essex Street. It is currently owned by the Peabody Essex Museum.

The house was originally built for sea…[More]

PhillipsSchool.jpg
Creator: Moulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date: 1872
Description: A school photo of (presumably) the class of 1872 at the Phillips School in Salem. Photo was taken on the building's southern end.