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So interesting to see what the old clipper ships carried in their holds and delivered to Salem to merchants for resale. Love learning history this way! We were fortunate that it was open as we came by and we stopped in for a quick history...更多
This was really cool to see. Unfortunately they were doing some restorations and we couldn't go upstairs but the guide there was super nice.
Fun and free. Worth checking out, and reading the history and seeing the antiquated machinery used for merchants purchasing goods. There are some stairs, so keep that in mind upon visiting.
This is part of the National Park Service's preservation of the historic Salem wharf and surrounding structures, and presents to its viewers a FREE glimpse into the past of what it would have been like to enter a custom house upon arriving with goods. There...更多
Built in 1819, this Custom House is the last of 13 Custom Houses started in 1649 in Salem to collect...更多
This is a free self-tour with a Park Ranger available for introduction and/or questions. This particular docent was descended from original settlers in Massachusetts and knew history inside out.
Walking back towards the center of town after a visit to another attraction, I passed by the Custom House and noticed it was free to enter. I took a walk inside and was greeted by a NPS ranger who was the only other person there...更多
This attraction is free which is a plus. The well preserved building has rooms set up from the era. It has good descriptions of how a merchant would arrive in port and pay their tariffs for different goods they were importing.
The Custom House is free and an option to all the witch related history! The purpose of the Custom House was to collect taxes on the cargo brought into Salem (primarily through shipping). There has been a Custom House in Salem since 1649 - first...更多