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Dennis in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dennis Creek Landing

 
 
Dennis Creek Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 28, 2013
1. Dennis Creek Landing Marker
Inscription.
A causeway was built here in the
1790s establishing a new overland
route. By the 19th century Dennis Creek
Landing became a major shipbuilding
center on the Delaware Bay.
Many homes in South Dennisville
still reflect the architecture that was
seen in the fine homes of the ship captains
and boat builders of the area.

 
Location. 39° 11.056′ N, 74° 49.188′ W. Marker is in Dennis, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is on North Delsea Drive (New Jersey Route 47) north of New Jersey Route 83, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape May Court House NJ 08210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In the Still of the Night (approx. 5.9 miles away); Eldora Nature Preserve (approx. 5.9 miles away); Veterans Plaza (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Etna (Aetna) Furnace (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Head of the River Church (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Tie That Binds (approx. 8.8 miles away); Salt Marshes (approx. 8.9 miles away); U.S. Life Saving Station No.35 (Tatham Life Saving Station) (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Dennis Creek Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 28, 2013
2. Dennis Creek Landing Marker
Dennis Creek Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 28, 2013
3. Dennis Creek Landing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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