DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES
that await you in Salem County, New Jersey
With a rich legacy of historical places and events, a vast array of natural resources and open spaces, a stable farming community, and a strong economic job base, Salem County offers a very unique quality of life. Nestled in the southwest corner of New Jersey, Salem County is within easy driving distance of Philadelphia, New York, Wilmington, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Atlantic City. Leave the urban sprawl behind, get away for a day or a weekend to the scenic landscapes, living history and lively arts of Salem County.
Whether you plan to spend the day discovering Salem County’s many historic sites, exploring our natural wonders, or enjoying the diverse culture of our community, we have something waiting for you. The hospitality you’ll receive makes staying another day or two an easy choice.
Upcoming Events in Salem County
“AIN’T I A WOMAN?” SOJOURNER TRUTH TRAVELS TO SALEM COUNTY
She was a slave, a fugitive, a feminist and an orator. Her powerful message and dynamic delivery reverberates across the years. Sojourner Truth will, played by Dr. Daisy Century, will deliver her famous speech on women’s equality at the Salem County Bookmobile Library on Friday, September 26 at 7 PM. Dr. Century, a professor and actor, is from the American Historical Theatre in Philadelphia. The “Living History” series of history performers and speakers is funded by the Salem County Cultural and Heritage Commission, NJCH and Friends of the Bookmobile .
This program is free of charge and family friendly. The library is located in the Lakeview Complex at 900 Route 45 in Mannington, between the Salem County Vo-Tech School and the Veteran’s Cemetery. As seating is limited, please call 769-1082 to reserve your place at the program.
Historic Soldiers Weekend will be held on September 28th and 29th, 2013 at Historic Fort Mott. This extensive military living history display and show will be held at Fort Mott, a historic Coastal Artillery Fort, which has a Finns Point Military Graveyard just beyond its walls. This event will again feature hundreds of military re-enactors, dozens of collectible historic vehicles, plus guest speakers such as veterans from WWII, Korea and Vietnam as well as several local authors.
10th Annual Historic Soldiers Weekend
September 27 & 28, 2014
Bivouacked at Fort Mott, Pennsville, NJ
WOODSTOWN FALL FESTIVAL
Fall is just around the corner! It’s time to celebrate in downtown historic Woodstown, New Jersey for the annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 27 from 10am until 4pm, with activities for the whole family.
• Scarecrow Displays and Contest
• Fall décor and crafts
• A taste of local wine
• Beer tasting Live Music
• KIDS zone
• Run for Education, a 5K Run/Walk
Come enjoy the Woodstown Fall Festival, and discover the possibilities in the heart of Salem County, New Jersey. For more information, check the web site at www.woodstownfallfestival.com. We’re also on Facebook.
Brought to you as part of the weekend celebration – Historic Soldiers Weekend Event at Fort Mott www.soldiersweekend.com
Saturday September 27th, 2014
LIVE WWII Band – From 7pm until 10pm
The 9th Division WWII HPS Band aka The FUBAR Boys- will be appearing at:
The Riverview Inn
60 Main Street
Pennsville, New Jersey 08070