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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Salem County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Salem County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Salem County, NJ (115) Cumberland County, NJ (85) Gloucester County, NJ (55) Kent County, DE (250) New Castle County, DE (634)  SalemCounty(115) Salem County (115)  CumberlandCounty(85) Cumberland County (85)  GloucesterCounty(55) Gloucester County (55)  KentCountyDelaware(250) Kent County (250)  NewCastleCounty(634) New Castle County (634)
Salem is the county seat for Salem County
Adjacent to Salem County, New Jersey
      Cumberland County (85)  
      Gloucester County (55)  
      Kent County, Delaware (250)  
      New Castle County, Delaware (634)  
 
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1New Jersey, Salem County, Alloway — Dickinson House
The most ornate of early glazed brick patterns decorate the west wall of this house, built in 1754 by John Dickinson.Map (db m159230) HM
2New Jersey, Salem County, Churchtown — Delaware Memorial Bridge
1951 — 1968 South Span — Dedicated August 16, 1951 North Span — Dedicated September 12, 1968 Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey dedicated these bridges on September 12, 1968 to the men and women of the State of Delaware and . . . Map (db m25561) HM
3New Jersey, Salem County, Daretown — Old Pittsgrove Presbyterian Church
Formally organized in 1741, through services had been held as early as 1720. The old church was built in 1767. School here came to be called “Pittsgrove College”, because of number of students prepared for college by the ministers.Map (db m88458) HM
4New Jersey, Salem County, Daretown — Pittsgrove Church
Founded in 1741, first Presbyterian Church in present Salem County. Its boarding school was important in the 1780's.Map (db m88489) HM
5New Jersey, Salem County, Elmer — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to Veterans of All Wars U.S.A.Map (db m153656) WM
6New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — Hancock House1778
In memory of those patriots who were massacred by the British in this house March 21, 1778 ---------- Erected by Oak Tree Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Salem New Jersey 1903Map (db m21591) HM
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7New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — Hancock House Massacre
The winter of 1777 – 1778 had been particularly harsh on both the British and the Colonial troops. British commanders learned that the rich agricultural supplies in lower New Jersey could be obtained with little resistance and sent detachments . . . Map (db m21604) HM
8New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — Old Bridges at this LocationHancocks Bridge and the Revolution War
Old Bridges at this Location The first bridge across Alloways Creek at this location was built by John Hancock and others in 1709 and was known as Hancocks Bridge. The same year (1709) two other bridges were built across Alloways Creek, one at . . . Map (db m21606) HM
9New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — Patriots Massacred in the Hancock House
In commemoration of the patriots massacred in the Hancock House March 21, 1778. Erected by the Patriotic Order Sons of America of Salem County July 2, 1932.Map (db m21592) HM
10New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — Patterned Brick HousesHancock House Historic Site
The exterior of the Hancock House is an outstanding example of the patterned brick houses that once dotted the landscape of Salem County, NJ. Modeled after the seventeenth-century building traditions of the Quakers’ English homeland, masons used . . . Map (db m21703) HM
11New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — Swedish CabinHancock House Historic Site Reported damaged
This single-room cabin is a rare remaining example of hand-hewn, white cedar plank construction and reflects a traditional Swedish cabin. This cabin, with its glazed windows, is more elaborate than those typically constructed in the . . . Map (db m127787) HM
12New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — The Alloway Creek WatershedWetland Restoration Site
The Alloway Creek Watershed Wetland Restoration SiteThe Alloway Creek Watershed Site encompasses approximately 3,096 acres of wetland and upland edge in Elsinboro and Lower Alloway Creek Township, Salem County. This site follows the north side . . . Map (db m127788) HM
13New Jersey, Salem County, Hancocks Bridge — Waving Acres of GrassSalt Marshes & Meadows — Coastal Habitats —
Salt marshes are one of the most productive habitats in the world and possess many surprising qualities and benefits – protecting the mainland from flooding and the effects of erosion, filtering sediments and some pollutants from the water, . . . Map (db m44026) HM
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14New Jersey, Salem County, Penns Grove — Vietnam Memorial
Dedicated to those who served and all who paid the ultimate price for their country in the Vietnam Conflict.Map (db m130466) WM
15New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — 1872 ConstructionBattery Control Station No. 2
The original 1872 plans specified that eleven gun emplacements with twenty guns and a mortar battery with six emplacements were to be built. Only two gun emplacements and two magazines were ever completed, the magazines are still visible to your . . . Map (db m22040) HM
16New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.       Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . Map (db m114213) HM
17New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Ammunition Hoist
Emplacement #1 magazine had a capacity of 494 rounds in cases and 96 rounds in rack or total of 590 rounds. Ammunition was served to this passageway by two endless chain hoists with hooks. The hoists were connected by belts to small motors. These . . . Map (db m22018) HM
18New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Battery Arnold
The three 12-inch guns were mounted at Fort Mott between February and June, 1898. The guns and carriages were unloaded from vessels at the government wharf and transported down the rail lines behind the parapet. The guns were hauled up inclined . . . Map (db m21770) HM
19New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Battery Commander’s Station
After the two 5-inch guns were removed in 1917, an observation station was built over one of the original gun emplacements. This structure, the battery commander’s station for Battery Arnold, was made of reinforced concrete at a cost of $850.00. It . . . Map (db m22019) HM
20New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Battery Edwards
Named in honor of Captain Robert Edwards, who was killed in action near Frenchtown, Michigan in 1813. Battery Edwards has two casemates for 3-inch rapid fire guns, and was partially constructed using two magazines from the 1872 fortification. The . . . Map (db m21790) HM
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21New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Battery Gregg
Battery Gregg is named in honor of Captain John C. Gregg, who served as Captain in the 4th Infantry and was killed in action near Mariquana, Philippine Islands, on March 31, 1899. Completed in December 1900, Battery Gregg was the fourth of Fort . . . Map (db m21735) HM
22New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Battery Harker
Battery Harker was named in honor of General Charles G. Harker, who served in the 2nd, 9th and 11th Infantry and was killed in action at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 27, 1864. This battery has three emplacements for 10-inch guns . . . Map (db m21772) HM
23New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Battery Krayenbuhl
Named in honor of Captain Maurice Krayenbuhl, who was killed in action near Meycausyan, Philippine Islands in March 1899. Battery Krayenbuhl’s two 5-inch rapid fire guns on the right flank of the heavy caliber battery, in conjunction with the rapid . . . Map (db m22015) HM
24New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Battery Krayenbuhl’s 5-inch rapid fire guns
The 5-inch gun platforms, finished in the summer of 1899, had to be changed to conform to changes in the type of gun mount to be installed. The platforms had to be cut down approximately one foot, and the new platform was ready by December 2, 1899. . . . Map (db m21794) HM
25New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Church Landing Road
In 1638, the New Sweden Company financed a group of Swedes and Finns to travel to the New World to establish a colony for trade with the Native Americans and to learn about the land. These early settlers traveled up the Delaware River, entered the . . . Map (db m88581) HM
26New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Confederate Monument
Erected by the United States to mark the burial place of 2436 Confederate soldiers who died at Fort Delaware while prisoners of war and whose graves cannot now be individually identified.Map (db m21655) HM
27New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Finn’s Point National Cemetery
Though located far from any site of armed conflict, Finn’s Point National Cemetery exists as a direct result of the American Civil War. It is the resting place for the remains of 2,436 Confederate soldiers whose military careers ended as prisoners . . . Map (db m21651) HM
28New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Finn’s Point National Cemetery
This cemetery contains the graves of 2,436 Confederate soldiers who died while pisoners of war at Fort Delaware.Map (db m21657) HM
29New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Finns Point1638-1938 — • —
Near Here 300 years ago and later lived the first colony of settlers of Finnish blood upon this continent To their memory and to the love of freedom and justice that they handed down to their descendants this tablet is erected June . . . Map (db m68758) HM
30New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Finns Point Rear Range Light
The Finns Point Range lights served as a point of entry and exit for maritime traffic between the Delaware Bay and River. In 1950, after the Army Corps of Engineers dredged the channel to 800 feet wide and 40 feet deep, the Finns Point Rangelights . . . Map (db m65260) HM
31New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Finns Point Rear Range Lighthouse
Property of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Guided ships through the upper Delaware Bay from April 2, 1877 to March 22, 1950. Through the efforts of private citizens coordinated by the "Save the Lighthouse Committee," the 115-foot iron tower was . . . Map (db m65259) HM
32New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Generator Room
The forts electrical plant was placed in a room sixteen feet by thirty feet in the west end of the main battery. The original plans for generating electrical power at the battery used a coal fired steam system. Two 25 kilowatt General Electric . . . Map (db m22035) HM
33New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Observation TowersFort Mott State Park
Fifty-two feet above the ground, soldiers in this observational tower were able to identify an enemy vessel, calculate its speed and distance, note weather conditions and communicate this information to the main plotting room and the ten-inch guns . . . Map (db m88583) WM
34New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Pea Patch Island
Fort Mott was one of three forts built at this location on the Delaware River. At this section of the Delaware estuary, the waterway narrows from a broad bay into a river. Considered a strategic location early in the nineteenth century, . . . Map (db m21710) HM
35New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Pea Patch Island Heronry
Pea Patch Island Heronry is the largest Atlantic Coast nesting ground north of Florida for wading birds. Originally a dredge disposal site, this vegetated high ground has been a nesting habitat for nine species of wading birds since the 1970s. It is . . . Map (db m44021) HM
36New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Peace Magazine:   1904
A Special emphasis was placed on keeping the interiors of the defensive magazines under the various batteries dry. According to an excerpt from, “Reports on 5-inch Guns, Fort Dupont and Fort Mott, December, 1900, Operations” which . . . Map (db m21792) HM
37New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located within the Atlantic Flyway-one of four major migration corridors which pass through the continental United States. The refuge provides crucial and diverse habitat for wildlife seeking nourishment . . . Map (db m88561)
38New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Switchboard Room / Plotting Room
Switchboard Room A central Switchboard room is where all the important communications emanated. By means of this switchboard, all base lines were made interchangeable. A distribution switchboard was installed in a switchboard room as a . . . Map (db m22036) HM
39New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — The LatrinesFort Mott State Park
Two latrines were built within the parados for soldiers assigned to the gun batterys. The bathrooms each had several toilets for enlisted men, a private stall for officers and a large cast-iron urinal. Toilets were similar to our modern . . . Map (db m22021) HM
40New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — The Moat and the ParadosFort Mott State Park
The parados (Spanish for rear door) is the earthen hill adjacent to the gun battery. It serve as a shield against gunfire from the rear. Construction of the moat and parados at Fort Mott began in 1897 and took over two years to complete. The earth . . . Map (db m88582) WM
41New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — The Wharf
The construction of a fortification the size of Fort Mott required the delivery of a large amount of materials and equipment. The river provided an excellent “highway” and the government constructed a wharf to receive the construction . . . Map (db m22022) HM
42New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Two Batteries in one
Battery Harker and Battery Arnold share the continuous 750 foot long parapet wall. Battery Harker (right) contains three 10-inch gun emplacements and Battery Arnold (left) has three 12-inch gun emplacements. A protective earthwork, the parados, was . . . Map (db m21749) HM
43New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Union Monument
Near this stone lie the remains of 105 United States soldiers whose names so far as known are hereon inscribed, but whose graves cannot be identified. They died for their country.Map (db m21656) HM
44New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Veterans Memorial
Pennsville Township formely Lower Penns Neck honors those who served in all wars
"They shall not grow old, as we who are left grow old. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember . . . Map (db m160212) WM
45New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Vietnam Memorial
In commemoration of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Visitation September 25-30, 2019 [Name, Panel, Line] Claude W. McBride, 1E, 27 • Charles F. Coiner, 5E, 96 • Richard N. Gereau, 5E, 117 • Donald L. Lehew, 10E, 48 • . . . Map (db m160207) WM
46New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Welcome (to Fort Mott)
Fort Mott is an Endicott-era fortification (ca. 1896) that was begun prior to the Spanish-American War. Construction of an earlier fortification, known as the Battery at Finns Point, was begun in 1872 but never completed. Components of the earlier . . . Map (db m21660) HM
47New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — William D. Acton1876 - 1965
Entrepreneur, philanthropist and founder of Riverview Beach Amusement Park, 1914 - 1969. In Memory of William D. Acton.Map (db m160208) HM
48New Jersey, Salem County, Pennsville — Women's Veterans Memorial
To honor our sisters who have served in our country's Armed Forces. Past, Present and Future.Map (db m160211) WM
49New Jersey, Salem County, Pilesgrove — World Wars I & II Memorial
In honor of those of our community who served in the Armed Forces of World War I and IIMap (db m153953) WM
50New Jersey, Salem County, Pittsgrove Township — Island Point Picnic Area
Island Point was originally constructed by Company 1225 of the Civilian Conservation Corps as a picnic area. The work included the demolition of 18 cottages along the south shore of the lake, clearing of 3 acres of woods, construction of a . . . Map (db m153926) HM
51New Jersey, Salem County, Pittsgrove Township — Thundergust Cabin Area
Constructed by the members of Company 2229V (Veterans of WWI) Civilian Conservation Corps 1939 - 1941 Total Construction Cost $105,076.82Map (db m153927) HM
52New Jersey, Salem County, Quinton Township — In Memory Of
In memory of Col. Benjamin Holme Col. Elijah Hand Capt. William Smith Andrew Bacon and those other patriots who defended the bridge at Quinton. March 18, 1778. Erected on the site of the Smith homestead by Oak Tree Chapter, . . . Map (db m153719) HM WM
53New Jersey, Salem County, Quinton Township — Quinton’s Bridge
On March 17, 1778, Colonial militia formed a line of defense on the south bank of Alloways Creek. The British, having occupied Salem, attacked the next day and by a ruse drew the Colonials across the creek into a(n) ambush. Seven Colonials died in . . . Map (db m88443) HM
54New Jersey, Salem County, Quinton Township — Veterans Memorial
Dedication by the citizens of Quinton Township to all members of our Armed Forces who served their country honorably during all wars.Map (db m153718) WM
55New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 117 West Broadway
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153670) HM
56New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 141 West Broadway
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153677) HM
57New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 159 West Broadway
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153683) HM
58New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 161 West Broadway
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153684) HM
59New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 179 West Broadway
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153686) HM
60New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 188 East Broadway
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153695) HM
61New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 196 East Broadway
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153694) HM
62New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 203 East Broadway
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153690) HM
63New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 219 East Broadway
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153691) HM
64New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 73 Market Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153704) HM
65New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 95 Market Street
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153711) HM
66New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Alexander Grant House
Built 1721 with earlier portions constructed c. 1690-1700. In addition to serving as a residence, these buildings once housed a temperance hotel and medical offices. John S. Rock, the first African-American attorney admitted to practice law before . . . Map (db m168704) HM
67New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Broadway United Methodist Church
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153669) HM
68New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — City of Salem Market Street Historic District
Originally named "Bridge Street" for the northern Fenwick Creek crossing and first town entrance, most buildings date from the late 18th and early 19th centuries representing an American town from over 200 years ago. National Register of . . . Map (db m153701) HM
69New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — 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. National Register of Historic Places United States Park . . . Map (db m153665) HM
70New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Esther “Hetty” SaundersWomen’s Heritage Trail
Esther “Hetty” Saunders was a remarkable woman of color who began her life in the early 1790s as a slave in Delaware. In 1800, her father saw an opportunity to escape to freedom with his children, crossing the Delaware River into . . . Map (db m36431) HM
71New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Fenwick Building Reported permanently removed
1891 Built as Ford's Hotel. 1919 Converted to Salem County Memorial Hospital in memoriam to WWI soldiers and sailors. Opened with 30 beds, 12 physicians and surgeons. First year 1093 patients treated. 1951 Hospital vacated building relocating . . . Map (db m88554) HM
72New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Fenwick Building
Built in 1891 as Ford's Hotel, then considered the most elegant and modern of several hotels in town. Converted to Salem County Memorial Hospital in 1919, dedicated to fallen soldiers of WWI. In 1951 the growing hospital moved to Mannington . . . Map (db m153710) HM
73New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Finlaw Building
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153689) HM
74New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — First Baptist Church
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153675) HM
75New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — First Presbyterian Church of Salem1856
Top panel New Jersey Register of Historic Places 1974; National Register of Historic Places 1975; Significant for its Romanesque and Gothic ecclesiastical architecture, its steeple structural design and for being a work of architect John . . . Map (db m88543) HM
76New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Friends Burial GroundA.D. 1676
This oak tree, a survivor of the original forest, was standing here when Salem was founded by John Fenwick in 1675. It is eighty-eight feet high and its foliage covers one-quarter of an acre. “This tablet was erected on October 10th, 1925, . . . Map (db m21659) HM
77New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Il Sannito
Forged in Naples, Italy in 1763Map (db m153697) HM
78New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — John Fenwick
To keep in perpetual remembrance the name of John Fenwick 1618-1683 Major in the Army of Oliver Cromwell, 1648 Proprietor of the Salem Tenth Member of the Assembly of West New Jersey, 1681 "That my said . . . Map (db m153699) HM
79New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Memorial Baptist Church
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153692) HM
80New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Mt. Hope United Methodist Church
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153715) HM
81New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Mt. Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal ChurchSalem, New Jersey
has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. Reuben Cuff founded this church in 1800. This present structure was built in 1878. Rev. . . . Map (db m127817) HM
82New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — New Johnson Hall
Built in 1806, was the residence of Col. Robert Gibbon Johnson, historian, agriculturist and champion of "New Jersey tomatoes."Map (db m127971) HM
83New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Old County Jail
This building was constructed in 1957 to replace the previous brick jail building (and Sheriff's House) built in 1867 and demolished in 1957 on this site. It served as the Salem County Jail until 1994, replaced by a much larger facility in . . . Map (db m153702) HM
84New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Old Courthouse Reported permanently removed
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 . . . Map (db m88558) HM
85New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Old Market House
On this site stood Salem's original market house from approximately 1742 to 1851. Market houses existed (and still do) for hundreds of years in Europe and early America, predating grocery stores. Salem's market was a one story open wood and brick . . . Map (db m153703) HM
86New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem Art Bank
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153685) HM
87New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem County Clerk and Surrogate's Office
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 . . . Map (db m153700) HM
88New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem County Courthouse
Oldest active courthouse in New Jersey and the second oldest in the United States. Built in 1735, this building was occupied by British troops during the Revolutionary War and later was the site of treason trials for British sympathizers. The . . . Map (db m153698) HM
89New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem County Historical Society Museum and LibraryC 1700-1800
The handsome pattern brickwork of this house is typical of the 18th century Salem County architecture. In addition to serving as a residence, these buildings once housed a temperance hotel and medical offices. John S. Rock, the first . . . Map (db m88552) HM
90New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem County Office Building
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 . . . Map (db m88556) HM
91New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem Fire Museum
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 . . . Map (db m153696) HM
92New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem Friends Meeting House
Built in 1772, this structure stands as the oldest house of worship in Salem, whose active congregation is the oldest religious organization in Salem County. Founded in 1676, this is the third (and largest) meetinghouse - the two previous located on . . . Map (db m153693) HM
93New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem Municipal Court
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153673) HM
94New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem Oak Tree Reported permanently removed
Most famous New Jersey tree stands in cemetery. By tradition, John Fenwick made his treaty with the Indians in its shade, 1675.Map (db m21607) HM
95New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem Oak Tree
Estimated to be over 500 years old, the oak is the sole surviving tree from the original forest that covered this land when John Fenwick arrived in 1675. Tradition maintains that Fenwick treatied with the Native Lenni Lenape beneath these branches . . . Map (db m153666) HM
96New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Salem Post Office
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m153713) HM
97New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Star Hall Corner
Site of Star Hall, demolished in 1898 for the building of City National Bank. Legend has it---if you step on the star, you will always come back to Salem.Map (db m153712) HM
98New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Thomas Sinnickson HouseC. 1820
This building was constructed around 1820 by Thomas Sinnickson, son of Andrew and Margaret Walker Sinnickson and grandnephew of Thomas Sinnickson who was active in the Revolutionary War. This historic building was home to one of Salem's oldest . . . Map (db m153671) HM
99New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Underground Railroad Station47 Market Street
From 1836 through the Civil War, this house was a beacon to enslaved African Americans escaping north. Here abolitionists Abigail and Elizabeth Good provided funds and supplies to the runaways for their journey to Freedom.Map (db m127970) HM
100New Jersey, Salem County, Salem — Veterans Memorial
To all Salem Veterans living and deceased who have served our country with honor and distinction. Let it not be taken for granted that their sacrifices by which we enjoy the benefits of freedom.Map (db m153678) WM

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