Introduction to Salisbury, Massachusetts
Salisbury, which was settled in 1638, was first inhabited by the Naumkeag tribe of Indians. It was originally named Colchester, but in 1640, the town was incorporated as Salisbury, which is also a town in England. It became a popular tourism and recreation center in the nineteenth century. It is located in Essex County, which was created on May 10, 1643.
Salisbury and Nearby Attractions
- Salisbury Beach State Reservation
- Custom House Maritime Museum
- Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
- John Paul Jones State Historic Site
- Hampton Beach State Park
- Redhook Ale Brewery
Things To Do In Salisbury
Salisbury is home to the Salisbury Beach State Reservation, which offers provisions for camping, boating, fishing, and swimming. Nearby museums include Bartlett Museum, Custom House Maritime Museum, American Independence Museum, Cushing House Museum and Garden, and Tuck Museum. Among other places to visit are the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Hampton Beach State Park.
General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport is nearby.
Salisbury Higher Education
Colleges closest to Salisbury include Northern Essex Community College, Merrimack College, and North Shore Community College.