Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Salem Maritime National Historic Site (HM16HA)

Location: Salem, MA 01970 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 31.26', W 70° 53.238'

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National Park Service-U.S.Department of the Interior

Salem Maritime National Historic Site-Welcome to Salem Maritime National Historic Site, a unit of the National Park System. Since 1938, this park has preserved the wharves and historic buildings associated with Salem's prosperous years of overseas trade.

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.

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HM NumberHM16HA
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 344977 N 4709350
Decimal Degrees42.52100000, -70.88730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 31.26', W 70° 53.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 31' 15.60" N, 70° 53' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)978, 781, 617
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 175-177 Derby St, Salem MA 01970, US
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