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

Salem County Clerk and Surrogate's Office

 
 
Salem County Clerk and Surrogate's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
1. Salem County Clerk and Surrogate's Office Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1853 to replace a smaller brick structure constructed forty nine years earlier. The building was designed to be impermeable to outside fires, but as it was with double-thick brick walls and an arched roof. Such protection was deemed necessary since the building housed all county records.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 39° 34.342′ N, 75° 28.001′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on Market Street (New Jersey Route 45) just north of East Broadway (New Jersey Route 49), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 Market St, 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. City of Salem Market Street Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Old Market House (a few steps from this marker); Old County Jail (a few steps from this marker); John Fenwick (a few steps from this marker); Il Sannito (within shouting distance of this marker); Salem County Courthouse
Salem County Clerk and Surrogate's Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
2. Salem County Clerk and Surrogate's Office Building
(within shouting distance of this marker); 95 Market Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Star Hall Corner (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
 
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 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Feb. 26, 2021