Fictitious city invented by HPL. Innsmouth was first mentioned in “Celephais” (1920), but clearly set in England. It was revived for two sonnets (“The Port” [VIII] and “The Bells” [XIX]) of Fungi from Yuggoth (1929–30), where the setting is unspecified, although New England seems likely. In “The Shadow over Innsmouth” (1931) it is unequivocally set on the North Shore of Massachusetts. HPL states in letters that it was inspired by his revisiting of the decaying town of Newburyport (see SL 3.435), although that city has now been much restored as a haven for tourists. Innsmouth is briefly cited again in “The Dreams in the Witch House” (1932) and “The Thing on the Doorstep” (1933).

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