Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

Alphonso Eakin House and Bathhouse

Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Historic Site Management Grant
Capital Preservation Grant, Level II
Grant Award: $17,989 (2005); $4,608 (2006)
Grant Recipient: Salem County Historical Society
County: Salem
Municipality: Salem

The Eakin House was built in the late 18th century and substantially remodeled ca. 1841 in the Greek Revival style for Alphonso L. Eakin, the first of four generations of this prominent Salem family to occupy the house. The Society owns several other historic buildings in the Salem Historic District that are used for archives, research and exhibits.

The 2006 Trust grant was awarded to develop rehabilitation plans, but the anticipated construction was postponed. A previous Trust grant helped fund the preparation of a conditions assessment for the building.

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