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Confessions of a Hawthorne Fangirl: Excuse Me While I Wibble

Hawthorne's Wife and Daughter are Re-United With Writer

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — It was a Hawthorne family reunion, for the dead and the living.

About 40 descendants of Nathaniel Hawthorne gathered in Concord on Monday to watch as the remains of the author's wife and daughter, which have been buried for more than a century in England, were interred in the family plot at the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery alongside fellow influential American writers Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson. (Read more...)

Hawthorne's wife, daughter reunited with writer — A horse-drawn carriage brought the remains of author Nathanial Hawthorne's wife and daughter through Concord en route to his gravesite today.

A horse-drawn hearse carrying the remains of Nathaniel Hawthorne's wife and daughter stopped at The First Parish Church in Concord for words and blessings before continuing on to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

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