OPEN HOUSE

OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, November 5th 12:00 – 4:00pm Join us in welcoming the holiday seasons! Become a new member, volunteer, and friend of the Custom House Maritime Museum.
Nathaniel Tracy Letter

Nathaniel Tracy Letter

Written by Jack Santos It’s 1779.  1779 is four years after 1000 soldiers on eleven ships left the docks of Newburyport in the early stages of the revolution, to conquer (unsuccessfully) Quebec City.  1779 is three years after the Declaration of independence...
A Docent’s Quest

A Docent’s Quest

  Written By Donald Roberts   I am a lifelong learner who loves the history of Newburyport and the Merrimack River. The more I learn, the more I want to know. The more I know, the more I want to share with others. I love being a docent ~ sharing and...
Charlie Tontar, Director

Charlie Tontar, Director

Charlie Tontar, Director ctontar@thechmm.org   Charlie Tontar is a Professor Emeritus at Merrimack College where he taught economics with specialties in the History of Economic Thought, Urban and Regional Economics, Environmental Economics, and Labor Economics....
Mary Leen, Director

Mary Leen, Director

Mary Leen, Director mleen@thechmm.org   Mary Leen was associate director of the MIT Museum from 1994 until her retirement in 2021. She has long experience in museums and historical societies, including at the New England Historic Genealogical Society and The...