• 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?

Portrait of Nathaniel Hawthorne, circa 1855.

In addition to being a world-famous author, Salem native Nathaniel Hawthorne also held three government positions: Measurer for the Port of Boston, Surveyor of the Port of Salem, and U.S. Consul to Liverpool. The Custom House in Salem where he worked is now part of Salem Maritime NHS. More...