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Camden County Markers
New Jersey (Camden County), Audubon — A Tribute to Audubon's Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
Panel 1 Samuel M. Sampler In memory of his bold charge through hostile fire resulting in the surrender of twenty-eight enemy soldiers near St. Etienne, France, 8 October 1918. He died on 19 November 1979. Panel 2 Edward C. Benfold In memory of the selfless sacrificing of his own life for the lives of two countrymen he was treating while defending the wounded. He was killed in Korea on 5 September 1952. Panel 3 Nelson V. Brittin In memory of his courageous leadership . . . — Map (db m64169) WM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — American Merchant Marine Memorial
Dedicated to the Veterans of the U.S. Merchant Marine and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard of World War II Their graves are marked only by the waves of the ocean. We miss them, we respect them and we shall never forget them. Map (db m7430) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — The Campbell KidsBeloved Icons of Campbell Soup Company
When the campbell Kids were created in 1904 for a Campbell Soup Company ad campaign, little did anyone realize what enduring icons the fresh-faced, roly-poly characters would become. The Campbell Kids first appeared with cans of soup and verses promoting Campbell's quality, convenience and taste. The Kids were an immediate hit, and they quickly moved from streetcar placards to all of the company's advertisinig, as well as souvenir postcards, place cards, lapel buttons, and even dolls, all of . . . — Map (db m7427) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — The VictorThe "Nipper Building"
The revitalization of this historic landmark symbolizes the rebirth of Camden on its 175th Anniversary. RCA Victor Building #17, completed in 1916, was widely known as the "Nipper Building" after the company's Nipper the Dog logo. It became the site of the most significant developments in phonograph, radio and television history. In 2003 it was converted to residential use by Dranoff Properties and renamed The Victor. — Map (db m7426) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — USS New Jersey Marine Detachments
Dedicated to the memory of the Marines of the Marine Detachments that served aboard the USS New Jersey from 1942–1991 Sember Fidelis — Map (db m7432) WM
New Jersey (Camden County), Cherry Hill — Old Salem Road
Here, Old Salem Road, laid out 1681 – 1686, crossed the north branch of Cooper River. The British Army used this road from Haddonfield, June 19, 1778, their right wing branching to Evesham and the left to Moorestown, enroute to Monmouth Court House. — Map (db m29226) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Collingswood — General Thaddeus Kosciuszko
General Thaddeus Kosciuszko Revolutionary War Hero Dedicated By Polish American Congress South Jersey Division October 14, 1984 — Map (db m47669) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Guard House
This House built in colonial times was used during the Revolutionary War as a Guard House for persons suspected of aiding the British cause and brought for trial before The Council of Safety then meeting in the Indian King — Map (db m29233) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Hadrosaurus Foulkii
In a marl pit on the John E. Hopkins farm in October 1858, the world’s first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton was unearthed by William Parker Foulke. The find was adjacent to this point. This was also the first dinosaur skeleton to ever be mounted. The bones represented a 25 foot, 7-8 ton herbivorous hadrosaurus (reptile). Its height probably ranged from 6-10 feet at the hips. Some 55 of an estimated 80 bones were discovered. This creature lived 70-80 million years ago during the Cretaceous . . . — Map (db m29239) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Hadrosaurus foulkii
John Giannotti, Sculptor Dedicated October 18, 2003 Commemorates the Historic Discovery by William Parker Foulke Haddonfield, N.J. 1858 — Map (db m29240) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Historic Haddonfield
Oct. 21, 1777, Col. Von Donop camped here before the Battle of Red Bank. Gen. Wayne and Col. Ellis foraged nearby in Feb., 1778, but left on the approach of Maj. Simcoe. June, 1778, the British under Clinton and Knyphausen camped here en route to Monmouth. — Map (db m29236) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Indian King Tavern
Within this building then a tavern-house, the Council of Safety for New Jersey was organized March 18th 1777.   Herein also, in September of the same year the Legislature unanimously resolved that thereafter the word “state” should be substituted for “colony” in all public writs and Commissions.1750       1900 — Map (db m29230) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Indian King Tavern State Historic Site (NR)Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area
In late 1776, the British Army invaded northern New Jersey. The New Jersey Legislature fled south to Haddonfield. In May 1777, Hugh Creighton, keeper of the Indian King Tavern, purchased the dwelling in which the New Jersey Assembly had rented a room. From Creighton’s room, the Assembly approved 20 war measures ranging from the purchase of arms and ammunition to granting militia exemptions to men working in defense industries. Here also it approved a state seal and voted to “establish . . . — Map (db m74234) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Jonas Cattell1758     1849
With four cannon and 1600 Hessian troops, Count von Donop camped 300 yards east of here en route to Fort Mercer at Red Bank. A prisoner that night, Jonas Cattell, 18 years old, was released when the enemy moved out before daylight. He ran to warn the fort ten miles distant. Col. Christopher Greene ordered that the cannon commanding the Delaware [River] be repositioned to meet the landward attack. Thanks to the timely warning that day, Oct. 22, 1777, three hundred Colonials defeated the Hessian . . . — Map (db m29293) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — King’s Road / Chew’s Landing Road
King’s Road → Laid out in 1681 over a portion of the trail of the Lenni Lenape Indians running from Perth Amboy to Salem. --------------- Chew’s Landing Road ← Used by the early New Jersey colonists. --------------- This stone commemorates the spirit of humanity and kindness existing between the colonists of New Jersey and the Unalachtigo Lenape tribe the original owners of these lands. “Not one drop of our blood have you spilled in battle; not an acre of our land . . . — Map (db m29296) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — New Jersey Building
New Jersey Building at Centennial Exposition of 1876 was re-erected and stood on this site from 1877 until about 1900 — Map (db m29420) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Old Grove School1809     1959
The Old Grove School stood on this site.It was deeded by William E. Hopkins from land which came down through the family from Elizabeth Haddon and here the Grove School was built. Mr. Hopkins wanted all the children of the village to have educational opportunity. Up to that time, the Friends was the only school in Haddonfield. On July 7th, 1855, the Old Grove School became the first Public School in Haddonfield. It was understood that any religious group could hold service here and three of . . . — Map (db m29298) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Reeves-Glover HouseNo. 232 Kings Highway East — Circa 1813
The east half of this house was built by the Alexanders in 1813, on the site of an earlier frame house owned by Lydia Bates. Subsequent owners were Benjamin Cooper and Samuel M. Reeves. The west half of the home was added by the later owner in 1835. Reeves’ granddaughter married George B. Glover and she inherited the house. Thereafter, through the years it was known as the Glover homestead. — Map (db m29297) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — The Hasrosaurus foulkii Sculpture
Commemorates the Historic Discovery by William Parker Foulke in Haddonfield, New Jersey, 1858 Historic Fossil The 1858 find was the most complete dinosaur skeleton unearthed anywhere in the world up until that time. It was the first that included enough bones to reconstruct key points of the actual anatomy of a dinosaur. It profoundly changed our understanding of natural history. Scientific Impact In 1868, 26 years after dinosaurs had been recognized as a group of ancient animals, the . . . — Map (db m73253) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Haddonfield — Ye Kings Highway
This street was laid and surveyed in 1681 by order of the representative of the King of England and called Ye Kings Highway — Map (db m29235) HM
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