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Salem in Salem County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Salem Fire Museum

 
 
Salem Fire Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
1. Salem Fire Museum Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1869 as Union Fire Company No. 1, replacing their previous building named Union Hall, built in 1825. Salem fire companies included Union (est. 1749), Reliance (1825), Liberty (1866), Washington (1867) and North Bend (1904). This fire house was active until 1992, renovated and reopened as the Salem Fire Museum in 2013.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation.
 
Location. 39° 34.31′ N, 75° 27.999′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on East Broadway (Route 49) just east of Market Street (New Jersey Route 45), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 168 East 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. Il Sannito (a few steps from this marker); Salem County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Finlaw Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 203 East Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fenwick (within shouting distance of this
Salem Fire Museum image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
2. Salem Fire Museum
marker); Star Hall Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); 188 East Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); 179 West Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
National Register of Historic Places plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
3. National Register of Historic Places plaque on the building
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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