• Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Salem Maritime

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Elias Hasket and Elizabeth Derby

The 1762 Derby House at Salem Maritime

NPS photo

Mr. and Mrs. Derby are not at home at present. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you, and we hope that you will call again soon.

Meanwhile, please visit the page on the Derby House.

Did You Know?

black and white compass rose from a recreated painted floorcloth in the Derby House at Salem Maritime NHS

The largest customs duty bill collected at the Port of Salem was $140,761 when the ship Sumatra returned from Canton in 1831.