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Friday, December 19, 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

The Historical Society will be CLOSED on Wednesday, December 24th, Thursday, December 25th, and Thursday, January 1st.

 Important Notice:
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.


 Internship Opportunities Available

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


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