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Somers Point in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Transportation

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
1. Transportation Marker
Inscription. Shore Road, completed in 1731, was the main artery for transportation and trade connecting Nacote Creek (Port Republic) to Somerset Plantation (Somers Point) and to Cape May County by Job’s Ferry. In 1880, connecting Philadelphia to Ocean City, stopping at Somers Point. The West Jersey Railroad connected Atlantic City to Somers Point. Trolley cars ran from Atlantic City to Somers Point on Shore Road, and the Shore Fast Line, circa 1906, made its way under the Shore Road Bridge and at the waterfront traversed the bay to Ocean City.
 
Erected by Bay Harbor Realty and the City of Somers Point.
 
Location. 39° 18.618′ N, 74° 35.868′ W. Marker is in Somers Point, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of Shore Road and Annie Avenue on Shore Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somers Point NJ 08244, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somers Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Getting Around Somers Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Bay Avenue Night Life (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Anchorage (approx.
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By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
2. Transportation Marker
0.2 miles away); Shipbuilding (approx. ¼ mile away); Burial Ground of Col. Richard Somers (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S. Navy Commandant Richard Somers’ Birthplace (approx. half a mile away); Bass Harbor (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Somers Point.
 
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By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
3. Transportation Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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