Peabody House Deluxe Suites

P1 - The King Derby Room

King Derby refers to Elias Hasket Derby (1739-1799), son of Captain Richard Derby, the maritime merchant and first millionaire in the New World. Richard Derby started the business that helped establish Salem as an important center of maritime trade in the late eighteenth century.

P2 - The Danvers Room

The Salem Witch Trials began in Salem Village, located in present-day Danvers. This is where Reverend Samuel Parris had his parsonage. The trials were not moved to Salem town until May of 1692, and Danvers did not become independent from Salem until 1752.