Alexander Grant House – Salem, New Jersey
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 34.393 W 075° 28.003
18S E 459914 N 4380494
Quick Description: Historic house, now Historical Society Museum and Library in Salem, New Jersey.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2015 6:20:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMNY35
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:

ALEXANDER GRANT HOUSE. 79, 81, 83 Market Street. 1721.
Built by Alexander Grant; 2 ½ story Flemish bond brick with glazed headers; box cornice; arched dormers with reeded pilasters; paneled shutters on first floor and louvered shutters on second; pent roof; inside end chimneys; bequeathed to Salem County Historical Society in 1921; restored in 1954 and 1958.

National Register Nomination

The house is used by the Salem County Historical Society is a museum and library. The house appears to be in good condition and well-maintained.

Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1721

Architectural Period/Style: Georgian

Architect (if known): Alexander Grant

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Townhouse


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
None known


Listed Building Status (if applicable): Contributing building in the National Register of Historic District

Main Material of Construction: Brick

Private/Public Access: Public

Rating:

Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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