Benjamin Abbot born in Marblehead to his father Benjamin Abbot, a master mariner, and his mother, Marcia Martin. With the sad death of his mother, Benjamin steered his life away from his father’s plans for him on the high seas towards a trade
Abbot Hall is open. For opening times, see Visit Abbot Hall. The Selectmen's Room and Maritime Museum are open to visitors. The Gift Shop is open seasonally from just after Memorial Day to mid-October, and again in early December.
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