Salem Maritime National Historic Site
National Park Service-U.S.Department of the Interior
Soon after the United States achieved independence Salem ships were sailing around the world and opening new ports of trade in the Far East. By the year 1800, overseas trade had made Salem the sixth largest city in the United States
Today you can revisit Salem’s maritime glory by touring this National Historic Site, as well as other historic sites in the city.
Fort information, visit the orientation center in the Central Wharf Warehouse. Or visit Salem Visitor Center, at Essex and New Liberty Streets, a 10-minute walk away.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 42° 31.26′ N, 70° 53.238′ W. Marker was in Salem, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker was on Derby Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Salem MA 01970, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Wharves in the Late 1800s (a few steps from this marker); Central Wharf
Regarding Salem Maritime National Historic Site. This marker has been replaced by a new marker (just submitted) with the same name but different text
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.