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

Dunk’s Ferry Bicentennial Memorial

1776 * 1976

 
 
Dunk’s Ferry Bicentennial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. Dunk’s Ferry Bicentennial Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Near this site, one of our country’s
first ferries was operated from
circa 1695 to late 19th century.

During Revolutionary times, it was
used by Washington and his troops.

This area was called “Dunks Ferry”
before Beverly, N.J. was founded.

Dedicated Sept. 20, 1975
City of Beverly Bicentennial Committee

 
Erected 1975 by City of Beverly Bicentennial Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 40° 4.127′ N, 74° 55.342′ W. Marker is in Beverly, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Bank Road, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is located in Memorial Park, on the Delaware River. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly NJ 08010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beverly Veterans (a few steps from this marker); World War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tides at Neshaminy (approx. 0.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Memorial Field
Beverly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Beverly Marker
(approx. ľ mile away); Avenue of Flags (approx. one mile away); Katharine Drexel (approx. 1.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Andalusia (approx. 2.1 miles away in Pennsylvania); Veterans Drive (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beverly.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. Marker in Memorial Park
This photo shows the marker on the right and the Delaware River, which the Dunk's Ferry crossed, on the left.
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
4. Back of Monument
Site of Dunk’s Ferry image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
5. Site of Dunk’s Ferry
This photo, taken from near the marker, shows the Delaware River and Pennsylvania in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,159 times since then and 146 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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