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Roebling in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chain placed across the street

 
 
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By Deb Hartshorn, July 20, 2010
1. Chain placed across the street Marker
Inscription. Chain placed across the street one day each year to signify private property of the John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
 
Erected 2010 by Roebling Garden Club.
 
Location. 40° 7.023′ N, 74° 46.378′ W. Marker is in Roebling, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Hornberger Avenue and 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Hornberger Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roebling NJ 08554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roebling Roll of Honor (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roebling Inn (approx. mile away); Main Cable (approx. mile away); Roebling Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roebling Auditorium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roebling Ball Park (approx. half a mile away); Kinkora Branch Railroad (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Best (approx. 1.2 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Roebling.
 
Regarding Chain placed across the street. According to the Roebling Garden Club web site, "The Village of Roebling was a Private Company Town. To designate the property, they chained off the streets one day each year."
 
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Chain placed across the street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, July 20, 2010
2. Chain placed across the street Marker
 Roebling Garden Club. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
 
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Chain placed across the street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, July 20, 2010
3. Chain placed across the street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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