Fort Pickering and Fort Lee
2003-2004  Salem, Massachusetts

This study was commissioned by the City of Salem and the Massachusetts Historical Commission to develop a Maintenance and Restoration Plan for Fort Lee and Fort Pickering and their historic landscape settings. Fort Lee and Fort Pickering are important examples of Salem’s early coastal military fortifications and are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places and in the Inventory of Historic and Archaeological Assets of the Commonwealth.

Gray Architects, inc.
Crane Morrison Archaeology
Leslie C. Shaw Native American Specialist
Finch and Rose Architectural Preservationists


- Identify and document prehistoric and historic sites.
- Determine the boundaries and integrity of those sites.
- Determine their significance in terms of National Register criteria.
- To establish methods of historic preservation, community interest, budgetary issues, long-term maintenance, conservation and management.