The Historic Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, Massachusetts, USA, maintains this blog to help us keep in touch with our guests, our staff, and our community, as well as to document interesting and unusual happenings here at the Hotel, as well as in Salem.
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Juli Lederhaus, General Manager
Here is the Hawthorne Guest Messenger for Saturday, October 31, 2015.
Looking for something to
dotonight? Head on down to the
HAUNTED HAPPENINGS CARNIVAL
right up to Fiesta Shows while visitingSalem and act your age
rides and all the fun rolled up in one!
Sun mixing with high
clouds and a
high of 53°F. Winds WSW at 5 mph.
of the Day
The Hawthorne Hotel
would like to welcome their VIP of the day Richard
of the Day
Day in History
day in 1926, Harry Houdini, the most celebrated magician and escape artist of
the 20th century, dies of peritonitis in a Detroit hospital. Twelve days
before, Houdini had been talking to a group of students after a lecture in
Montreal when he commented on the strength of his stomach muscles and their ability
to withstand hard blows. Suddenly, one of the students punched Houdini twice in
the stomach. The magician hadn’t had time to prepare, and the blows ruptured