• Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Salem Maritime

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

For Teachers

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Local children enjoy a day in the park!

Salem Summer Playground Program

Salem Maritime offers many ways for teachers and students to learn about our nation's maritime history:

  • Field trips Reservations for tours and programs are available on select dates May through October. Note: Reservations for May and June 2014 are full.
  • Curriculum materials Prepare students with a pre-visit activity.
  • Teacher workshops Park for Every Classroom (PEC) is an annual summer teacher professional development program for K-12 educators of all disciplines utilizing the educational approach of place-based service learning. PEC 2014 is full.

Email or phone 978-740-1662.

Did You Know?

An artist's depiction of an American privateer pursuing a British merchant ship.  Painting by Thomas Freeman.

During the American Revolution, Salem was the most successful privateering port in America. Salem's 158 privateering vessels captured 445 English vessels.