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Salem Maritime National Historic Site

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Near Derby Wharf, this 9¼-acre site focuses on Salem's heritage as a major seaport with a thriving overseas trade. It includes an orientation...

Salem Witch Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

An informative, if somewhat hokey, introduction to the 1692 witchcraft hysteria, this museum has a short walk-through exhibit, "Witches:...

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

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Dedicated by Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in 1992, this melancholy space—an antidote to the relentless marketing of the merry-witches...

Salisbury Beach State Reservation

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Relax at the long sandy beach, launch a boat, or just enjoy the water. From Newburyport center, follow Bridge Road north, take a right...

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

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In the Author's Ridge section of this cemetery are the graves of American literary greats Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry...

Sparrow House

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Built in 1640, this is Plymouth's oldest structure. It is among several historic houses in town that are open for visits. You can peek...

The 1768 Jeremiah Lee Mansion

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Marblehead's 18th-century high society is exemplified in this mansion run by the Marblehead Museum and historical society. Colonel Lee...

The Wayside

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Nathaniel Hawthorne lived at the Old Manse in 1842–45, working on stories and sketches; he then moved to Salem (where he wrote The...

Walden Pond

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For lovers of early American literature, a trip to Concord isn't complete without a pilgrimage to Henry David Thoreau's most famous residence...

Wingaersheek Beach

  • Beach–Sight

With white sand and dunes, Wingaersheek Beach is a well-protected cove. The white Annisquam lighthouse is in the bay. The beach is known...

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