• Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Salem Maritime

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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  • Fishing Prohibition on Hold

    On 8/20/14 the park issued a rule change prohibiting fishing throughout the park due to concerns over water quality and visitor safety. The fishing prohibition is now on hold, pending further review - click for more information. More »

The Second Corps of Cadets

soldiers of the Second Corps of Cadets

Soldiers of the Second Corps, c. 1870, flanking a cadet in 18th century uniform

Courtesy of Tom Moran

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Did You Know?

A view of the rigging of Friendship, looking up through the spiderweb of lines attached to the horizontal yards and vertical masts.

Over 17 miles of line makes up the rigging of the tall ship Friendship at Salem Maritime. That's about the distance from Salem to Boston! More...