Skip To Content

15 Market Street

SALEM, NJ 08079
  • $239,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 102 Days
  • ID#: NJSA2005204
UPDATED: 62 min ago
$239,000
  • 3
    BEDS
  • 0.2
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,542
    SQFT
  • $67
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1790
County:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:
School District:

Description

Rich in history, this beautiful red brick federal style home dates back to 1790. Known as the Samuel Clement House, it's included in the National Register of Historical Places. Built for a wealthy merchant this home played an important role in the underground railroad. It has been featured in several magazines for its beautiful English gardens and Christmas tours.(Please see the attached articles) As you enter the grand foyer you will be greeted by soring 14 ft ceilings. Pumpkin pine floors and extensive crown molding grace the entire home. Restored to it's elegant 1820 d+-cor it features 10 fireplaces. The largest is a walk-in located in the kitchen. 3 large bedrooms, a den and 2 baths make up the second floor. On the 3rd floor is a grand area used for parties or as a meeting room. This room features twin fire places and a large window where lanterns were used to guide escaping slaves to safe passage. Outside the home are the stunning English gardens full of perennial flowers. Brick pathways lead you the gazebo and koi pond. The home includes a full basement and gas heat. There is additional shared parking at the rear of the property. The home will be selling "as is" Make your appointment today and take a step back in time. note.. seller is 1/4 owner of the property behind the home to allow access to the back area parking.Amy Hester Reckless (1793-1881) Enslaved and mistreated by Robert Gibbon Johnson+GGs family at 90 Market, Amy ran off with her child to Philadelphia becoming a founding member of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society and working with the predominantly-black Female Vigilant Association.Reckless was not only concerned with freeing women from slavery, but from sexual exploitation as well. In 1845, she and Hetty Burr co-founded the Moral Reform Retreat to shelter women "victims of vice". It was the only shelter for African American women in Philadelphia.After Johnson died in 1850, Amy returned to Salem residing here (15 Market) at the home of Eliza Clement, the wife of Abigail and Elizabeth Goodwin+GGs half-brother Samuel. She continued her anti-slavery activities, working with Abigail Goodwin (47 Market) to support freedom seekers. She returned to Philadelphia living with her daughter till her death.

Monthly Payment Calculator



©2022 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Susanna Kunkel | eXp Realty. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2022-12-01T14:53:55.55.
www.luxlivinggroup.com/homes/132327654
Print Image

15 Market Street SALEM, NJ 08079

  • Price: $239,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 102 Days
  • Updated: 62 min ago
  • ID#: NJSA2005204
3
Beds
2
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.2
Acres
3,542
SQFT
$67
$/SQFT
1790
Built
Neighborhood:
None Available
County:
Salem
Area:
Salem City (21713)
Elementary School:
Salem
Middle School:
Salem
High School:
Salem H.S.
School District:
Salem City Schools
Property Description
Rich in history, this beautiful red brick federal style home dates back to 1790. Known as the Samuel Clement House, it's included in the National Register of Historical Places. Built for a wealthy merchant this home played an important role in the underground railroad. It has been featured in several magazines for its beautiful English gardens and Christmas tours.(Please see the attached articles) As you enter the grand foyer you will be greeted by soring 14 ft ceilings. Pumpkin pine floors and extensive crown molding grace the entire home. Restored to it's elegant 1820 d+-cor it features 10 fireplaces. The largest is a walk-in located in the kitchen. 3 large bedrooms, a den and 2 baths make up the second floor. On the 3rd floor is a grand area used for parties or as a meeting room. This room features twin fire places and a large window where lanterns were used to guide escaping slaves to safe passage. Outside the home are the stunning English gardens full of perennial flowers. Brick pathways lead you the gazebo and koi pond. The home includes a full basement and gas heat. There is additional shared parking at the rear of the property. The home will be selling "as is" Make your appointment today and take a step back in time. note.. seller is 1/4 owner of the property behind the home to allow access to the back area parking.Amy Hester Reckless (1793-1881) Enslaved and mistreated by Robert Gibbon Johnson+GGs family at 90 Market, Amy ran off with her child to Philadelphia becoming a founding member of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society and working with the predominantly-black Female Vigilant Association.Reckless was not only concerned with freeing women from slavery, but from sexual exploitation as well. In 1845, she and Hetty Burr co-founded the Moral Reform Retreat to shelter women "victims of vice". It was the only shelter for African American women in Philadelphia.After Johnson died in 1850, Amy returned to Salem residing here (15 Market) at the home of Eliza Clement, the wife of Abigail and Elizabeth Goodwin+GGs half-brother Samuel. She continued her anti-slavery activities, working with Abigail Goodwin (47 Market) to support freedom seekers. She returned to Philadelphia living with her daughter till her death.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials FrameBrick Exterior Features Other Fencing Picket Garage YN No Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types OtherOff Street Patio And Porch Features BrickPorch(Es) Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No Roof Shake View Garden/Lawn Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 3542 Basement Full Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling None Exclusions Dining Room And Living Room Chandelliers (Negotiable) Fireplace Features Brick Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 10 Flooring Hardwood Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Levels 2.5 Main Level Bedrooms 3 Security Features Security System Spa YN No

Property Features

Acceptable Financing ConventionalCash Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel None Cross Street Mannington Mills Road Foundation Details Block Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN Yes Horse YN No Hot Water Natural Gas Municipality Salem City Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 801824323850 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 4325.00 Tax Assessment Amount 59600.00 Tax Lot 00012 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Residential

Listing courtesy of Re/Max Connection Realtors: .


©2022 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Susanna Kunkel | eXp Realty. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2022-12-01T14:53:55.55.
 
https://bt-photos.global.ssl.fastly.net/brightmls/1280_boomver_1_801824323850-2.jpg https://bt-photos.global.ssl.fastly.net/brightmls/1280_boomver_1_801824323850-2.jpg https://bt-photos.global.ssl.fastly.net/brightmls/1280_boomver_1_801824323850-2.jpg
Logo
Susanna Kunkel | eXp Realty
1848 N Hancock, Ste C
Philadelphia PA, 19122