Dark History: Murder and Maritime History

2 hr

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Follow your local guide on a unique walking tour that blends stories of Salem’s most famous murders with the maritime history that shaped-and in some cases twisted, Salem. Your tour includes stops at the Gardner-Pingree House, the Salem Maritime Historic Site, and an exploration of the beautiful architecture in the Salem Common district, famed for its mansions built from maritime money. We will uncover some of Salem’s murky maritime past, with Its gilded façade built...
Follow your local guide on a unique walking tour that blends stories of Salem’s most famous murders with the maritime history that shaped-and in some cases twisted, Salem. Your tour includes stops at the Gardner-Pingree House, the Salem Maritime Historic Site, and an exploration of the beautiful architecture in the Salem Common district, famed for its mansions built from maritime money. We will uncover some of Salem’s murky maritime past, with Its gilded façade built on illegal activity and slavery. Along the way, we will step back into Salem’s history to hear stories of macabre murders. Because of the graphic nature of the subject matter, this tour is 18+. All tours meet outside of Coon’s Card and Gift Shop.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Salem Common, Washington Sq, Salem, MA 01970

We will tour the common and see the surrounding mansions

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Essex Street Pedestrian Mall, Salem, MA

We will tour the East India Fountain and recount tales of murder and maritime as we make our way toward the waterfront

Duration: 10 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Essex Street Pedestrian Mall
  • Entry/Admission - Salem Common
Departure Point
Coon's Card & Gift Shop, 226 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970, USA
Return Details
Derby Wharf, Salem, MA 01970, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.