Frequently Asked Questions
Visiting Salem Maritime
How far is Salem from Boston?
Can you visit Friendship?
Does Friendship sail?
Salem's Maritime History
When was the height of Salem's East Indies trade?
What's privateering? Isn't it legalized piracy?
Was there a lot of slave trading in Salem?
The Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692
I have an ancestor who was involved with the witchcraft trials. How do I find out more about the trials?
What witchcraft trial related attractions are available in Salem?
Did You Know?
The largest customs duty bill collected at the Port of Salem was $140,761 when the ship Sumatra returned from Canton in 1831.