Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Local nameSalem Maritime National Historic Site
LocationEssex County, Massachusetts, USA

The Salem Maritime National Historic Site is a National Historic Site consisting of 12 historic structures, one replica tall-ship, and about 9 acres of land along the waterfront of Salem Harbor in Salem, Massachusetts. Salem Maritime is the first National Historic Site established in the United States. It interprets the Triangle Trade during the colonial period, in cotton, rum, sugar and slaves; the actions of privateers during the American Revolution; and global maritime trade with the Far East, after independence. The National Park Service manages both the National Historic Site and a Regional Visitor Center in downtown Salem. The National Park Service is an agency of the United States Department of the Interior.

In 2014, the National Park Service, which runs the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, released figures and statistics for 2012: there were 756,038 visitors to Salem who spent an estimated $40,000,000. The National Park Service celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salem_Maritime_National_Historic_Site

More information http://www.nps.gov/sama/index.htm

Phone +1 978 740 1650

Address 160 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970, USA

Coordinates 42°31'15.544" N -70°53'12.915" E

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