Shipwreck Archaeology at Little Misery Island

Date: 

August 13, 2021, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: 

Salem Ferry Dock

Journey upon Essex Heritage's landing craft Naumkeag to a real steamship wreck off Little Misery Island in Salem Sound. In 1923, the steamship, City of Rockland, wrecked in the Kennebec River in Maine. The following year, the ship was brought to Little Misery Island in Salem Sound and its remains were set afire, where is still sits today. Shipwreck Archaeology is a hands-on opportunity to examine the wreck of the City of Rockland at low tide and learn more about what secrets it may be hiding. Don't miss this rare chance to interact with history in our own backyard!