National Register of Historic Places listings in Salem, Massachusetts

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Salem, Massachusetts.

Location of Salem in Massachusetts

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.[1]

Essex County, of which Salem is a part, is the location of more than 450 properties and districts listed on the National Register, including 25 National Historic Landmarks. Salem itself is the location of 46 of these properties and districts, including 8 National Historic Landmarks.[2]


          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted June 24, 2022.[3]

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Current listingsEdit

[4] Name on the Register[2] Image Date listed[5] Location Description
1 Baker's Island Light Station November 21, 1976
(#76000289)
East of Salem on Baker's Island
42°32′11″N 70°47′11″W / 42.536389°N 70.786389°W / 42.536389; -70.786389 (Baker's Island Light Station)
2 Nathaniel Bowditch House October 15, 1966
(#66000135)
North St.
42°31′18″N 70°53′58″W / 42.521667°N 70.899444°W / 42.521667; -70.899444 (Nathaniel Bowditch House)
3 Bowker Place July 29, 1983
(#83000573)
144-156 Essex St.
42°31′19″N 70°53′35″W / 42.521944°N 70.893056°W / 42.521944; -70.893056 (Bowker Place)
4 Bridge Street Neck Historic District July 19, 2002
(#02000790)
Bridge St. and side streets between March/Osgood Sts., and Howard/Webb Sts.
42°31′48″N 70°53′19″W / 42.53°N 70.888611°W / 42.53; -70.888611 (Bridge Street Neck Historic District)
5 Charter Street Historic District March 10, 1975
(#75000294)
Bounded by Liberty, Derby, Central, and Charter Sts.
42°31′13″N 70°53′34″W / 42.520278°N 70.892778°W / 42.520278; -70.892778 (Charter Street Historic District)
6 Chestnut Street District August 28, 1973
(#73000312)
Bounded roughly by Broad, Flint, Federal, and Summer Sts.; also roughly bounded by Bridge, Lynn, Beckford, and River Sts.
42°31′13″N 70°54′08″W / 42.520278°N 70.902222°W / 42.520278; -70.902222 (Chestnut Street District)
Second set of addresses represent a boundary increase approved October 4, 1978.
7 Rufus Choate House November 12, 1982
(#82000481)
14 Lynde St.
42°31′21″N 70°53′48″W / 42.5225°N 70.896667°W / 42.5225; -70.896667 (Rufus Choate House)
8 City Hall April 3, 1973
(#73000316)
93 Washington St.
42°31′19″N 70°53′45″W / 42.521944°N 70.895833°W / 42.521944; -70.895833 (City Hall)
9 Crombie Street District September 16, 1983
(#83000575)
7-15 and 16-18 Crombie St., and 13 Barton St.
42°31′14″N 70°53′52″W / 42.520556°N 70.897778°W / 42.520556; -70.897778 (Crombie Street District)
10 Derby Waterfront District May 17, 1976
(#76000297)
Derby St. from Herbert St. to Block House Sq., waterfront streets between Kosciusko and Blaney Sts.
42°31′18″N 70°53′06″W / 42.521667°N 70.885°W / 42.521667; -70.885 (Derby Waterfront District)
11 Derby Wharf Light Station June 15, 1987
(#87001466)
Derby Wharf
42°30′52″N 70°53′04″W / 42.514444°N 70.884444°W / 42.514444; -70.884444 (Derby Wharf Light Station)
12 Downtown Salem District December 4, 1972
(#72000149)
Derby Sq. and 215-231 Essex, 121-145 Washington, and 6-34 Front Sts.; also roughly bounded by Church, Central, New Derby, and Washington Sts.
42°31′16″N 70°53′45″W / 42.521111°N 70.895833°W / 42.521111; -70.895833 (Downtown Salem District)
Originally listed as the Old Town Hall Historic District; new name and boundaries represent a boundary increase of October 18, 1983
13 Essex Institute Historic District June 22, 1972
(#72000147)
134-132, 128, 126 Essex St. and 13 Washington Sq., W.
42°31′20″N 70°53′33″W / 42.522222°N 70.8925°W / 42.522222; -70.8925 (Essex Institute Historic District)
14 Federal Street District May 17, 1976
(#76000299)
32 Federal St.; also roughly bounded by Bridge, Washington, Federal, and Summer Sts.
42°31′22″N 70°53′52″W / 42.522778°N 70.897778°W / 42.522778; -70.897778 (Federal Street District)
Originally listed as the Essex County Court Buildings; new name and boundaries represent a boundary increase of September 16, 1983
15 Joseph Fenno House-Woman's Friend Society September 17, 2008
(#08000906)
12-14 Hawthorne Boulevard
42°31′18″N 70°53′25″W / 42.521761°N 70.890364°W / 42.521761; -70.890364 (Joseph Fenno House-Woman's Friend Society)
16 First Universalist Church July 29, 1983
(#83000577)
6 Rust St.
42°31′26″N 70°53′44″W / 42.523889°N 70.895556°W / 42.523889; -70.895556 (First Universalist Church)
17 Fort Lee April 14, 1994
(#94000285)
Fort Ave.
42°31′55″N 70°52′28″W / 42.531944°N 70.874444°W / 42.531944; -70.874444 (Fort Lee)
18 Fort Pickering February 8, 1973
(#73000320)
Winter Island
42°31′36″N 70°54′02″W / 42.526667°N 70.900556°W / 42.526667; -70.900556 (Fort Pickering)
19 Gardiner-Pingree House December 30, 1970
(#70000541)
128 Essex St.
42°31′21″N 70°53′31″W / 42.5225°N 70.891944°W / 42.5225; -70.891944 (Gardiner-Pingree House)
20 Gedney and Cox Houses October 1, 1974
(#74000389)
21 High St.
42°31′06″N 70°53′53″W / 42.518333°N 70.898056°W / 42.518333; -70.898056 (Gedney and Cox Houses)
21 Greenlawn Cemetery July 27, 2015
(#15000467)
57 Orne St.
42°31′58″N 70°54′15″W / 42.5329°N 70.9041°W / 42.5329; -70.9041 (Greenlawn Cemetery)
22 Hamilton Hall December 30, 1970
(#70000543)
9 Cambridge St.
42°31′10″N 70°53′58″W / 42.519444°N 70.899444°W / 42.519444; -70.899444 (Hamilton Hall)
23 House of the Seven Gables Historic District May 8, 1973
(#73000323)
54 Turner St. at Derby and Hardy Sts.
42°31′18″N 70°53′22″W / 42.521667°N 70.889444°W / 42.521667; -70.889444 (House of the Seven Gables Historic District)
24 Bessie Monroe House July 29, 1983
(#83000580)
7 Ash St.
42°31′25″N 70°53′43″W / 42.523611°N 70.895278°W / 42.523611; -70.895278 (Bessie Monroe House)
25 William Murray House March 9, 1990
(#90000257)
39 Essex St.
42°31′24″N 70°53′10″W / 42.523333°N 70.886111°W / 42.523333; -70.886111 (William Murray House)
26 North Street Fire Station March 6, 2013
(#13000050)
142 North St.
42°31′42″N 70°54′10″W / 42.528369°N 70.902835°W / 42.528369; -70.902835 (North Street Fire Station)
In 1881, the North Street Fire Station was built..
27 Peabody Museum of Salem October 15, 1966
(#66000783)
161 Essex St.
42°31′18″N 70°53′36″W / 42.521667°N 70.893333°W / 42.521667; -70.893333 (Peabody Museum of Salem)
This listing is for the East India Marine Hall, now a portion of the Peabody Essex Museum.
28 John P. Peabody House July 29, 1983
(#83000581)
15 Summer St.
42°31′13″N 70°53′56″W / 42.520278°N 70.898889°W / 42.520278; -70.898889 (John P. Peabody House)
29 Peirce-Nichols House November 24, 1968
(#68000041)
80 Federal St.
42°31′22″N 70°54′00″W / 42.522778°N 70.9°W / 42.522778; -70.9 (Peirce-Nichols House)
Owned by the Peabody Essex Museum.
30 Point Neighborhood Historic District December 2, 2014
(#14000972)
Roughly bounded by Peabody, Congress, Chase & Lafayette Sts.
42°31′00″N 70°53′29″W / 42.5166°N 70.8915°W / 42.5166; -70.8915 (Point Neighborhood Historic District)
31 St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Rectory February 18, 1994
(#93000346)
64-66 Forrester St.
42°31′32″N 70°53′07″W / 42.525556°N 70.885278°W / 42.525556; -70.885278 (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Rectory)
32 Salem Common Historic District May 12, 1976
(#76000303)
Bounded roughly by St. Peter's, Bridge, and Derby Sts. and Collins Cove
42°31′22″N 70°53′28″W / 42.522778°N 70.891111°W / 42.522778; -70.891111 (Salem Common Historic District)
33 Salem Diner September 22, 1999
(#99001118)
70½ Loring Ave.
42°30′04″N 70°53′47″W / 42.501111°N 70.896389°W / 42.501111; -70.896389 (Salem Diner)
34 Salem Laundry July 29, 1983
(#83000583)
55 Lafayette St.
42°31′12″N 70°53′38″W / 42.52°N 70.893889°W / 42.52; -70.893889 (Salem Laundry)
Misspelled as "Landry" on the National Register
35 Salem Maritime National Historic Site October 15, 1966
(#66000048)
Derby St.
42°31′09″N 70°53′10″W / 42.519167°N 70.886111°W / 42.519167; -70.886111 (Salem Maritime National Historic Site)
36 Salem Willows Historic District March 25, 1994
(#94000265)
Roughly Columbus, Bay View, Beach and Fort Aves.
42°31′57″N 70°52′06″W / 42.5325°N 70.868333°W / 42.5325; -70.868333 (Salem Willows Historic District)
37 Shepard Block July 29, 1983
(#83000584)
298-304 Essex St.
42°31′17″N 70°53′57″W / 42.521389°N 70.899167°W / 42.521389; -70.899167 (Shepard Block)
38 Joseph Story House November 7, 1973
(#73001952)
26 Winter St.
42°31′29″N 70°53′27″W / 42.524722°N 70.890833°W / 42.524722; -70.890833 (Joseph Story House)
39 US Post Office-Salem Main June 4, 1986
(#86001211)
2 Margin St.
42°31′10″N 70°53′47″W / 42.519575°N 70.896375°W / 42.519575; -70.896375 (US Post Office-Salem Main)
40 John Ward House November 24, 1968
(#68000045)
132 Essex St.
42°31′22″N 70°53′36″W / 42.522778°N 70.893333°W / 42.522778; -70.893333 (John Ward House)
41 Joshua Ward House February 8, 1978
(#78000481)
148 Washington St.
42°31′13″N 70°53′48″W / 42.520278°N 70.896667°W / 42.520278; -70.896667 (Joshua Ward House)
42 Wesley Methodist Church July 29, 1983
(#83000588)
8 North St.
42°31′19″N 70°53′56″W / 42.521944°N 70.898889°W / 42.521944; -70.898889 (Wesley Methodist Church)
43 West Cogswell House July 29, 1983
(#83000589)
5-9 Summer St.
42°31′15″N 70°53′56″W / 42.520833°N 70.898889°W / 42.520833; -70.898889 (West Cogswell House)
44 Winter Island Historic District and Archeological District April 14, 1994
(#94000335)
Winter Island
42°31′42″N 70°52′09″W / 42.528333°N 70.869167°W / 42.528333; -70.869167 (Winter Island Historic District and Archeological District)
45 Thomas March Woodbridge House March 31, 1975
(#75000304)
48 Bridge St.
42°31′58″N 70°53′21″W / 42.532778°N 70.889167°W / 42.532778; -70.889167 (Thomas March Woodbridge House)
46 YMCA July 29, 1983
(#83000590)
284-296 Essex St.
42°31′17″N 70°53′55″W / 42.521389°N 70.898611°W / 42.521389; -70.898611 (YMCA)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  3. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved June 24, 2022.
  4. ^ Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.