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Salem Maritime National Historic Site

. Description:  Only remaining intact waterfront of this age.  Tall ship  Friendship, Derby Wharf, 1/2 long, 18th century garden, visitor center, Orientation Center
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193 Derby St
Salem, MA 01970

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Phone 978 740-1660
URL   National Park Service
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Regional Visitor Center (Liberty St) and Salem NHS Orientation Center (Derby St) 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
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Program fee for ranger led tour of ship, Custom House, Derby House, & Narbonne House  6-16 $3
under 6 free
   $5  $3  
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What kind of visit you can have: There is a visitor center in downtown Salem and an orientation center on site.  Both show films.  The heart of the site is three original wharves and a dozen historic structures along the waterfront, ranging from the Customs House to houses for the wealthy and craftsmen.  Ranger led tours offered daily allow access to some home interiors and on board the tall ship Friendship
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Period 1672-1849 Type of Site Town
Buildings: Friendship merchant vessel (1797) replica, Custom House (1810), wharves, warehouses, Scale House, Narbonne House (1672), Derby House (1762), West India Goods Store, St Joseph Hall, Derby Light.
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Nearby Attractions:
towns: 4mi  Peabody, Marblehead,  Beverly, Swampscott, Danvers





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Nearby Places to Stay:

Winter Island Park 50 Winter Island Road
Salem MA  01970
978 745-9430

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Amelia Payson Guest House 16 Winter Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-8304
Inn at Steven Winter Street 7 Winter Street
Salem MA 01970
978 745-9520
Inn on Washington Square 51 Washington Square
Salem MA 01970
978 741-4997
Morning Glory B&B 22 Hardy Street
Salem MA 01970
978 741-1703
Red Maple B&B 51 Washington Square
Salem MA 01970
781 581-3671
Stephen Daniels Guest House 1 Daniels Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-5709
Stepping Stone Inn 19 Washington Square
Salem MA 01970
978 741-8900
Suzannah Flint House 98 Essex Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-5281
Coach House Inn 284 Lafayette Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-4092
Harbor Light Inn 58 Washington
Marblehead MA 01945
781 631-2186
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Clipper Ship Inn 40 Bridge Street
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978 745-8022
Hawthorne Hotel 18 Washington Square
Salem MA 01970
Lafayette Hotel 116 Lafayette Street
Salem MA 01970
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Salem Inn 7 Summer Street
Salem MA 01970
Courtyard by Marriott 275 Independence Way
Danvers MA 01923
978 777-8630
Days Inn 152 Endicott Street
Danvers MA 01923
978 777-1030
Marblehead Inn 264 Pleasant Street
Marblehead MA 01945
781 639-9999
Promus Hotel 19 Puritan Park
Swampscott MA 01907
781 592-3313
Harbor Light Inn 58 Washington Street
Marblehead MA 01945
781 631-2186
Hotel Edison 85 Exchange Street
Lynn MA 01901
781 595-1500
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