Peabody Institute Library of Danvers

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Make too much noise in the Peabody Institute’s Library of Danvers, established in 1854, and you may be shushed by a ghost. The apparition of an old man likes to sit in the research section on the third floor, and is known to shush loud library patrons.

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15 Sylvan St
Danvers, MA 01923
United States

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42.56164077954899, -70.94098543823702
Essex County, Massachusetts
Nearest Towns:
Danvers, MA (1.1 mi.)
Peabody, MA (2.4 mi.)
Beverly, MA (3.1 mi.)
South Peabody, MA (3.6 mi.)
Salem, MA (3.7 mi.)
Wenham, MA (3.9 mi.)
Middleton, MA (4.5 mi.)
Beverly Cove, MA (4.5 mi.)
Topsfield, MA (5.3 mi.)
Lynnfield, MA (5.7 mi.)

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