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
The Historical Society will be CLOSED on Wednesday, December 24th, Thursday, December 25th, and Thursday, January 1st.
Due to low enrollment, the December 16th bus trip to Winterthur
has been cancelled.
For all those who purchased tickets, the Society will be contacting you to arrange refunds.
We sincerely apologize, and look forward to planning another
bus trip in the coming year.
Hail Specimen of Female Art! New Jersey Schoolgirl Needlework, 1726-1860.
This new exhibit at the Morven Museum & Garden features
ten Samplers from the collectionof the Salem County Historical Society.
The Salem County Historical Society is participating in the
2014 Yuletide Tour:
SCHS Quarterly Meeting:
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 1:30 p.m. at the Friends Village in Woodstown.
Our guest is author Brian Temple, speaking on the Quakers and Slavery in Salem County.
The Legacy of Dr. Edward T. and Nancy B. Fogg Exhibit is Now Open!
This exhibit of Salem County furnature, glass, and material culture celebrates the lives and contributions of two of the Salem County Historical Society's most significant supporters, Dr. Edward and Nancy Fogg.
Now Open! The Salem County Historical Society's New Exhibit:
"Bitter is the Fruit of this War":
Salem County in the Civil War
The Salem County Historical Society is selling many donated, used, damaged and duplicate books.
Updated November 26, 2014
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.
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Our Library is full accesible. Our Museum spaces are partially accesible