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2017 John S. Rock Memorial Lecture.

Please join us for the 2017 John S. Rock Memorial Lecture.  This year the event will be held in the Fenwick Auditorium at Friends Village in Woodstown.  All the information is on the flyer below.  This event is free and open to the public.

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Celebrate Salem County Founder’s Day and support the Historical Society!

The Pine tavern Distillery cordially invites you to join us as we recognize the Founder of Salem County, Major John Fenwick. This inaugural event is a Fundraiser, with 100% of the ticket sales to be donated to the Salem County Historical Society. Tickets are $8 and $4 […]

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State Archives books available to Society patrons.

The Society would like to offer to members and other patrons books from the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Archives.  Researchers are aware of the tremendous value of these books, covering many topics helpful to general and genealogical research.  These books are very well used, some in poor […]

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Historical Society Opens New Exhibit

On April 8th, the Salem County Historical Society will be opening a new exhibit, “Salem County in the First Modern Decade, 1910-1919.” The decade of 1910 to 1919 was one of great changes for the people of Salem County and it was a period of unprecedented growth […]

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In Case of Inclement Weather…

In case of inclement weather, please check our Facebook page for possible delayed openings or closings. If in doubt, please call the Society during business hours before coming in. As always, please be safe in any upcoming winter weather.

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Historical Society to Present Profession Development Program to Salem High School and Middle School Teachers.

The Salem County Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Society has agreed to work with Salem High School on a project to provide a series of four Salem County history professional development programs for the history teachers at the Salem High School and Middle School.  […]

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DAR Announces Education Grant Award to the Salem County Historical Society.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has announced that the organization will be donating $2,707.00 to the Salem County Historical Society for the “Salem County in the Revolution” Educational Program.   Funding for this project was made possible through the sponsorship of the Oak Tree […]

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How to Make It in Salem County: Stories of Creativity, Craftsmanship and Industry.

The new exhibit features selected stories of the creation of new things in Salem County over our more than three hundred years of history.  Starting with the very first peoples in our area, the Lenni Lenape, the exhibit looks at art, crafts, industry of our region.  Featuring […]

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