Salem County Rewind: Penns Grove resort; 29 cents a day to keep a prisoner

In this feature, which appears each week, we present a vintage photo from Salem County (along with a large number of other historic local photos in an earlier gallery) and Salem County history tidbits taken from newspapers from a century ago.

SALEM COUNTY PICTURE FROM THE PAST

This vintage photo from Salem County shows French’s Grove along the Delaware River in Penns Grove in the very early 1900s. This picture postcard view is from a time when parts of towns like Penns Grove, Pennsville and Elsinboro where summer resorts along the Delaware River where city dwellers escaped the urban heat. …read more

Source: NJ.com Salem

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