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.
We Love Our Lighthouse!

We Love Our Lighthouse!

Written by Jenn Bogard It was the evening of August 5th, 2022 when the Custom House Maritime Museum transported its members back to the lives of New England lighthouse keepers and their families. Photographs, videos, oral histories and more had the room abuzz with...
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...
Changes at the helm!

Changes at the helm!

By: Jack Santos, CHMM Board of Directors Chair Jack Santos SLAINTÉ ! For those of you I haven’t met, I was recently elected the Board Chairperson of the Custom House Maritime Museum.  It is quite an honor to help lead such an important Newburyport institution.I joined...
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...
The Things We Find!

The Things We Find!

By: Gregory Colling, AIA The CHMM is currently working with Merrimack Design Architects and Tripi Engineering Services on an Interior Climate Control Feasibility Study with funding provided by the Newburyport Community Preservation Act. The purpose of the current work...