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

Salem County Office Building

 
 
Salem County Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2015
1. Salem County Office Building Marker
Inscription. 1798 Small brick building for County Clerk. 1804 Surrogate's addition built on northeast side. 1850 Design for new building by Philadelphia architect Gordon Parker Cummings. 1853 County Clerk & Surrogate building completion 36 x 48 Evidence of two later rear additions. 1968 County Clerk & Surrogate relocate to New Courthouse. 1978 Entrance atrium converted to two floors 1987 Building rehabilitation.
 
Erected 1998 by Courtesy 1798 Fair Committee.
 
Location. 39° 34.395′ N, 75° 27.997′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on Market Street (SR45). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem NJ 08079, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salem County Historical Society Museum and Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Fenwick Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Salem (within shouting distance of this marker); New Johnson Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Underground Railroad Station
Salem County Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2015
2. Salem County Office Building Marker
(about 800 feet away); Friends Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Esther “Hetty” Saunders (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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