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Caroline Emmerton

Caroline Emmerton (1866 – 1942) was a Salem-born philanthropist and social activist. She founded The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association in 1910. Her mission was to use proceeds from tours of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion to create educational opportunities for Salem’s immigrant communities.

Our Emmerton collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, portraits and the only known handwritten manuscripts, tour outlines and descriptions of the site.

These images may only be used for educational or personal purposes, unless receiving prior written permission from the House of the Seven Gables. The images are not high-resolution and represent only a fraction of the collection. If you need permission or a higher-resolution image please email the Marketing Department. If you would like to arrange access to more of the collection, please email the Collections Manager.