This project was funded in part by America's National Parks (formerly Eastern National).
Dr. Bethany Jay, Associate Professor of History and MA/MAT History Coordinator, Salem State University, Salem, Massachusetts.
Lindsay Randall, Curator of Education and Outreach, Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology at Philips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.
Nora Halloran, Education Park Ranger at Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites, Salem, Massachusetts.
Maryann Zujewski, Education Specialist at Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites, Salem, Massachusetts.
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The National Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.
Salem Maritime National Historic Site, established March 17th, 1938, is the first National Historic Site established in the United States. Salem Maritime is an 8.93-acre historic district containing 10 historic buildings, nine archaeological sites, four historic wharves, and a historic light station that date between 1675 and 1944.