Salem's World Trade Exhibit on Derby Wharf
Salem Maritime is excited to announce a new exhibit that will be installed on Derby Wharf in the coming months. This exhibit is designed to make maritime history come alive through a series of interactive panels.
Follow the links below to see some of the exhibit designs, including an overview of the exhibits, an example of one of the panels, and the proposed entrance sign on Derby Wharf. To view these files, you will need the free Adobe reader. If you do not have Adobe reader on your computer, follow the link on the right to download the software.
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.