West House Deluxe Family Suites

W18 - The Bertram Family Suite

Captain John Bertram, patriarch of the Bertram family, influenced several of Salem’s historical stars including daughter Jennie Emmerton, who played a key role with the Woman’s Friend Society, granddaughter Caroline Emmerton who saved The House of the Seven Gables from the wrecking ball and stepson Edward D. Ropes, U.S. counsel to Zanzibar and stellar Salem citizen. Visit the Salem Public Library while you’re here. It was built to be the Bertram family home.