This site was the first National Historic Site recognized by the National Park Service, and is comprised of nine acres of ... More
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
This site was the first National Historic Site recognized by the National Park Service, and is comprised of nine acres of land that encompass twelve historic buildings and structures along the Salem waterfront; there is also a visitor
The witch-related attractions in Salem can be a bit silly or cliche - but the Salem Maritime site does not disappoint. I had a surprisingly good time. Make sure you get a tour inside the Salem Custom-House where Nathaniel Hawthorne once worked. The story told here is an important one in the development of the New England (and US) economy. Certainly a must-visit for sailors and land-lubbers alike.
The House of the Seven Gables is a 17th Century Salem mansion which inspired even the famous novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne
in her work of the same name. Also named the Turner Ingersoll mansion, Seven Gables refers to its seven ...
Salem Witch Museum revisits the hysteria of 1692, when people in the town were falsely accused of being witches or
'consorting with the devil.' Twenty people were put to death during this notorious time. The museum explores that time ...