• Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Salem Maritime

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Virtual Tour

For photographs and text descriptions of the buildings and landscape at Salem Maritime, click on the buildings in the map below.

Salem Maritime also has an audio tour, ready for downloading to your computer or portable digital player. Click here to go to the tour!

 
Painting of an aerial view of Salem Maritime Derby Wharf Lighthouse  Pedrick Store House  U. S. Custom House  Friendship of Salem    Derby Wharf  Central Wharf  St. Joseph Hall  West India Goods Store  Derby House  Hawkes House  Narbonne House  Hatch's Wharf  Salem Maritime Orientation Center

Did You Know?

An artist's depiction of an American privateer pursuing a British merchant ship.  Painting by Thomas Freeman.

During the American Revolution, Salem was the most successful privateering port in America. Salem's 158 privateering vessels captured 445 English vessels.