• Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Salem Maritime

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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the roofs and chimneys of Salem Maritime
The rooflines and chimneys of Salem Maritime.
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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?

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...