Salem County Rewind: The sheriff's house; aid for War Relief Fund

In this feature, which appears each week, we present a vintage photo from Salem County and Salem County history tidbits taken from newspapers of a century ago.

SALEM COUNTY PICTURE FROM THE PAST

This vintage photo from Salem County shows the county sheriff’s residence on Market Street in downtown Salem. The house was finished in 1867 and was razed in 1957, according to Salem County Historical Society records. The demolition of the sheriff’s house made way for a new county jail which has since been renovated and serves as county offices, including the office of the sheriff. The actual old jail …read more

Source: NJ.com Salem

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