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Friday, April 18, 2014 (856) 935-5004 | 79-83 Market Street, Salem NJ 08079 | Email Us




Business & Corporate Membership

Cowtown Rodeo
Kates Realty LLC
Farmers Mutual of Salem County
Harvest Community Bank
Henry D. Young, Inc.
Insurance Agency
Lippincott Insurance Agency
Mannington Mills, Inc.
Pole Tavern Equipment Sales Corp.
The Denn House
Warner & Company, CPA’s


 The Salem County Historical Society's Alexander Grant Mansion House (1721) and the Josephine Jaquett Memorial Library are located at  83 Market Street Salem, New Jersey.

We are open Tuesday-Saturday Noon-4PM
Museum Admission:$5.00           Library Admission: $5.00
 
Free Admission to Members
 

 
Open House in Fenwick's Colony
Spring House Tour
Saturday, May 3, 2014
10am - 4pm
Enjoy a day visiting Salem County's many unique historic homes and sites as we honor New Jersey's 350th anniversary.  Meet the owners and hear the stories!

 

Tickets are now available at the following locations:

Carneys Point

Ford Flower Shop- attention Polly- 256 N. Virginia Ave. 299-0200

Elmer

Dodge’s Market-US Hwy Rte. 40 & N. Main St. 358-4571

Mullica  Hill

The Yellow Garage- 66S. Main St. 478-0300

Mannington

Fulton Bank- 125 Salem- Woodstown Rd. 935-6200

Pedricktown

Heartfelt Designs- 24 S. Railroad Ave. 299-2133

Pennsville

Towne Cleaners- 108 N. Broadway 678-5833

Salon de Bellezza- 58 N. Broadway 678-6631

Shiloh

Marlboro Farm Market –Rte. 49 451-3138

Woodstown

Leighton’s Old Towne Shoppe 329 S. Main St. 769-7270

The Cuckoo’s Nest Salon – 32 West Ave. 769-0321

Salem

Salem County Historical Society-83 Market St. 935-5004

Royal Port Antiques- 13 Market St. 339-0400

Cawman’s Antique Mall –Rte. 49  935-0423

Chamber of Commerce- Rte. 49 351-2245



 

 
Gettysburg Museum and Battlefield Tour
 
 
 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2014

COST: $80 FOR MEMBERS, $85 FOR NON-MEMBERS, COVERS AIR CONDITIONED BUS, GRATUITIES, MUSEUM TICKETS, AND LUNCH

6:45 AM- LEAVE SALEM MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT, BUS TOUR WITH ROBERT HEULINGS, 12TH NEW JERSEY VOLUNTEERS, RE-ENACTOR

7:10 PICKUP FLYING J CARNEYS POINT PARKING LOT 

10:00- ARRIVE AT GETTYSBURG VISITORS’ CENTER AND MUSEUM CYCLORAMA, FILM, AND MUSEUM EXPERIENCE (TICKETS INCLUDED). 

12:45- GENERAL PICKETT’S RESTAURANT FOR BUFFET LUNCH (INCLUDED). GIFT SHOP AND SMALL MUSEUM.

2 PM- BEGIN BATTLEGROUND TOUR WITH ANDREW COLDREN, ADMINISTRATOR/CURATOR, SALEM COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY – HISTORICAL COMMENTARY. PLACING OF WREATHs IN HONOR OF SALEM COUNTY PARTICIPANTS IN BATTLE.

4:30- DEPART FOR SALEM 

7 PM- ARRIVAL, FLYING J, SALEM 7:30 PM

Tickets may be purchased online through Paypal, or by contacting the Society at 856-935-50004.


 
 
 
 Now Open!  The Salem County Historical Society's New Exhibit:
"Bitter is the Fruit of this War":
Salem County in the Civil War
 

 
 
USED BOOK SALE
 
The Salem County Historical Society is selling many donated, used, damaged and duplicate books.
 
 
 
  Updated December 5, 2013
 
Watch for additional books that will be listed periodically on our website and
for sale in the Society's Library at a future date.  Topics include genealogy, history, New Jersey, religion, biography, reference and general fiction.

The books are being sold in "as is" condition, and will be available on a  first-come, first-sold basis.  No returns will be accepted.
 

 

 Internship Opportunities Available

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Our Library is full accesible.   Our Museum spaces are partially accesible

 

Take a stroll through our unique gift shop without leaving the comfort of your own home! View the many items we have for sale.
 
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