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

Old Courthouse

 
 
Old Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2015
1. Old Courthouse Marker
Inscription. 1692 First Courthouse probably of logs. 1706 Earliest Court minutes known. 1735 Second Courthouse built facing Market Street. 1817 Courthouse expanded for $772,582. 1819 Election defeated moving County seat. 1908 Main entrance added facing Broadway
 
Erected 1992 by Courtesy 1798 Fair Committee.
 
Location. 39° 34.318′ N, 75° 28.007′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (SR49) and Market Street (SR45) on Broadway (SR49). 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. Fenwick Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salem County Historical Society Museum and Library (about 400 feet away); New Johnson Hall (about 500 feet away); Salem County Office Building (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church of Salem (about 500 feet away); Salem Oak Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Esther “Hetty” Saunders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Friends Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Courthouse-view from Broadway image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2015
2. Old Courthouse-view from Broadway
Old Courthouse-view from Market Street image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2015
3. Old Courthouse-view from Market Street
Union-Salem Fire Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2015
4. Union-Salem Fire Museum
Located near the Old Courthouse on Broadway
 
 
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 173 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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