Salem Maritime’s structures range in age from the 1675 Narbonne House through the 1819 U.S. Custom House to the 1909 St. Joseph Hall. At Derby Wharf, you can see Friendship, a modern replica of a 1797 cargo vessel. Follow the links above and to the left to learn more about Salem Maritime’s historic structures.
Did You Know?
Salem native Captain John Derby was the first to bring news of the Battle of Lexington and Concord to England when he sailed from Derby Wharf in April 1775. In 1783, Captain John Derby was also the first person to bring news of the signing of the Treaty of Paris to America.