Don’t miss this fascinating and historical cemetery.
Friends Burial Ground at 112 West Broadway in Salem, NJ.
Salem Oak/Friends Burial Ground
112 West Broadway (Route 49)
Salem, NJ 08079
Open: Sunday-Saturday Dawn to Dusk
My review on TripAdvisor:
There is a true beauty to a historical cemetery with its old tombstones, its interesting artwork on the grave sites and the history behind the famous families who are buried there whose homes we tour and roads and parks that are named after them. The cemetery is located right in Downtown Salem, which serves as the County Seat for the County of Salem.
It was also home to one of the oldest oak trees in the country which fell in 2019. The over 500 year old oak tree has been part of the original virgin forest and is said to where town founder, John Fenwick, met with the Lenape Indians for the establishment of a settlement…
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