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
In case of inclement weather, please call the Society at 856-935-5004 to make sure we are open before planning your visit.
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!
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S.C.H.S. Quarterly Meeting: Sunday, March 9th, at 1:30 p.m.
Woodstown Friends Home in Woodstown, New Jersey
A presentation by the Alice Paul Institute of Mount Laurel,
New Jersey will showcase the goals and achievements of Alice Paul, a Quaker
activist who campaigned for women’s voting rights in the early 20th
century. The talk is in honor of Women’s
This event is free and open to the public! Join us!
"Music Around the County" presents the return of
"Dueling Organs," featuring the two pipe organs of the Pittsgove
Presbyterian Church in Daretown NJ., with renown Philadelphia organists Gordon
Turk and Michael Stairs on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at
3 p.m. A poster/evite is attached, which you may circulate
to family and friends. These two organists played to a
capacity audience in 2010.
The church is handicapped accessible. Admission is
free. There is a "Meet the Artists" reception following the
The Salem County Historical Society's 2013
Annual Dinner was a great success! Thanks so much to everyone who
attended, those who bid on our auction items, bought raffle tickets and
made donations! We thank you all for your support!
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 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.
Our structural problem has been repaired! We look forward to opening our second floor and presenting new exhibits in the coming months!
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Our Library is full accesible. Our Museum spaces are partially accesible