King, Caroline Howard

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Caroline Howard King (1822-1907) was a writer from Salem.

Her most known work is "When I lived in Salem", a memoir chronicling her life in Salem from 1822-1866, a most interesting time period for

Salem's history. She left for Boston for 30 years but returned to Salem in the mid-1890's and lived out the rest of her life in Salem.

Born on Lynde Street, she grew up in a mansion on Essex Street opposite Barton Square. The book is full of anecdotes and descriptions.

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When I lived in Salem by Caroline H. King