Salem in Salem County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
City of Salem West Broadway National Historic District
Originally named "Wharf Street" this was the town's road to the Port of Salem, which was Salem's trade link to the outside world. Most buildings date from between 1820 and 1890.
United States Park Service
US Department of Interior
New Jersey Register of Historic Places
Erected by City of Salem, New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
Location. 39° 34.412′ N, 75° 28.4′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on West Broadway (Route 49) just east of South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 87 W Broadway, Salem NJ 08079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salem Oak Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Friends Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Esther “Hetty” Saunders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Broadway United Methodist Church 117 West Broadway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Sinnickson House (approx. ¼ mile away); Salem Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Salem Municipal Court (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.