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Site of Coles Hotel

 
 
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By R. C.
1. Site of Coles Hotel Marker
Inscription. Built as a tavern about 1800, it became known in 1846 as the William Penn Hotel. C.C. & B.F. Coles purchased it in 1859 changing the name to Coles Hotel in 1890. Many important persons stopped here. It was also the home of the Camden-Moorestown Stagecoach at various times from 1820 to shortly after 1867 when with the coming of the railroad, the stages ceased to run.
 
Location. 39° 58.026′ N, 74° 56.532′ W. Marker is in Moorestown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Chester Avenue on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moorestown NJ 08057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site (within shouting distance of this marker); First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Town Hall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Cox's Tavern (about 600 feet away); “Hessian House” (about 600 feet away); Robertsí Hall (about 700 feet away); Moorestown, N.J. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lutheran Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Moorestown.
 
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Site of Coles Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Site of Coles Hotel Marker
Site of Coles Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Site of Coles Hotel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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