About Salem Maritime National Historic Site
The Salem Maritime National Historic Site is a National Historic Site along with 12 historical structures, one reproduction tall-ship, and about nine acresof land along the waterfront of Salem Harbor in Salem, Massachusetts. Salem Maritime is the primary National Historic Site set up in the United StatesIt interprets the Triangle Trade all through the colonial length, in cotton, rum, sugar and slaves; the movements of privateers throughout the American Revolution; and worldwide maritime alternate 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 company of america Department of the Interior. In 2014, the National Park Service, which runs the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, released figures and records for 2012: there were 756,038 visitors to Salem who spent an expected dolor 4000,000. The National Park Service celebrated its one hundredth anniversary in 2016.