January 14, 2015
Park Superintendent Departing for New Position
Michael Quijano-West, a 32 year National Park Service veteran, has been selected as the new program coordinator for the Park Planning and Special Studies Division of the Northeast Regional Office. Quijano-West's last day will be Saturday, January 17th.
December 18, 2014
Staff from Eight National Parks Attend Educator Workshop at Salem Maritime
Earlier this month, 9 National Park Service staff, 4 teachers and 6 community partners involved in the Park for Every Classroom (PEC) program, gathered at Salem Maritime National Historic Site for a three-day workshop.
November 25, 2014
Change in Visitor Center Days of Operation; Park Educator Wins Prestigious Award
The National Park Service is announcing a seasonal change to the days and hours of operation for the Salem Regional Visitor Center (2 New Liberty St.), effective December 1st, 2014. Maryann Zujewski wins Freeman Tilden Award.
October 17, 2014
2014 Downrigging Weekend
Join the North Shore sailing community as we mark the end of the sailing season with Salem's first annual Downrigging Weekend on November 1-2nd, 2014. Join us for 6 public sails, 6 live demonstrations, 2 films, 3 Q&A sessions with captains, ship tours and more!
September 26, 2014
Fall Public Lecture Series Announced for 2014
Salem Maritime National Historic Site, the History Department at Salem State University and Schooner Fame are proud to present a series of free public lectures beginning on Tuesday, September 30th.
September 10, 2014
Free Sails, Public Tours on Schooner FAME and Ardelle This Weekend
You'd be hard-pressed to find an easier, less-expensive way to get out into the winds and waves of the North Shore than aboard Schooner FAME or Schooner Ardelle this weekend. Both vessels are partnering with Salem Maritime National Historic Site to offer a free weekend of public sails, ship tours and history lessons on the War of 1812.
August 25, 2014
National Park Service Celebrates 98th Birthday
This week staff from Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites invite you to join them in celebrating the National Park Service's 98th birthday.
June 16, 2014
Park Featured in "Best of New England" by Yankee Magazine, Earns Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor
"Wonderful, excellent, a great park!" are just a few of the phrases visitors have used to describe Salem Maritime National Historic Site, recently featured in the "Best of New England" issue of Yankee Magazine. The 9-acre National Park site also earned a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the largest travel review site on the internet.
May 01, 2014
Salem Sets Sail Celebrates 4th Anniversary
Salem schoolchildren are enjoying the fourth year of a successful partnership between Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Schooner Fame benefitting 5th graders in Salem Public Schools. Salem Sets Sail is a collaborative curriculum-based education program that enables a long-standing goal of getting Salem schoolchildren out on the water to become reality.
April 18, 2014
Expanded Salem Visitor Center Hours, National Park Week Begins
The National Park Service Regional Visitor Center in Salem (2 New Liberty St.) is expanding its hours of operation and will now be open daily 9AM - 5PM, beginning Monday April 21st, 2014.
March 11, 2014
New Report Provides Valuable Insight on Tourism and Visitors to Salem
Today the National Park Service and the University of Idaho released the “Salem Maritime National Historic Site Visitor Study,” a 118-page profile of tourism trends and visitors to Salem’s National Park site and the city of Salem.
March 10, 2014
Great Salem Fire Lecture
Salem Maritime National Historic Site and the History Department at Salem State University will co-host a free evening lecture by Dr. Jacob Remes title "Life and Labor in the AFtgermath of the Great Salem Fire" on Thursday, March 27, at the Salem Visitor Center (2 New Liberty Street) from7:30pm-9:00pm.
March 03, 2014
Visitor Spending Benefits Local Communities
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 767,649 visitors to Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site in 2012 spent $41.3 million in communities near the park. This visitor spending supported 559 jobs in the local area during the same period.