Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Size: 9.02 Acres

Overview: It’s time to “sail the ocean blue!" Or at least listen to the stories of those who did so many years ago. At the Salem Maritime National Historic Site visitors get the chance to experience the life of the merchants and sailors who came across the mighty Atlantic into New England, before, during, and after the American Revolution. 

Essex National Heritage Area has 500 square miles of interesting historical sites, nature hikes, and ocean views. Pick up a map at the visitor center and tour through the wharves, ships, and the rest of the site. It’s sure to be a great experience for all! 

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