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Haddonfield in Camden County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ye Kings Highway

 
 
Ye Kings Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
1. Ye Kings Highway Marker
Inscription.
This street was
laid and surveyed
in 1681 by order of
the representative
of the King of
England and
called
Ye Kings
Highway

 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 39° 53.903′ N, 75° 1.886′ W. Marker was in Haddonfield, New Jersey, in Camden County. Marker was at the intersection of Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41) and Haddon Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Kings Highway. Touch for map. Original note: Marker is attached to a sycamore tree on the west side of Kings Highway. Update: The sycamore (buttonwood) tree was taken down on January 15, 2018. The marker, which was damaged in the process, in now in the possession of the Historical Society of Haddonfield. Marker was in this post office area: Haddonfield NJ 08033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Reeves-Glover House (within shouting distance of this marker); Guard House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian King Tavern (about 400 feet away); Indian King Tavern State Historic Site (NR) (about 400 feet away); Jonas Cattell
Haddonfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
2. Haddonfield Marker
(about 400 feet away); New Jersey Building (about 600 feet away); The Hadrosaurus foulkii Sculpture (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hadrosaurus foulkii (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haddonfield.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Marker on Kings Highway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
3. Marker on Kings Highway
Ye Kings Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
4. Ye Kings Highway Marker
Skirmish on Ye Kings Highway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2014
5. Skirmish on Ye Kings Highway
Continental soldiers fire on the 1st NJ Volunteers in a skirmish on the Kings Highway in Haddonfield. The sycamore tree on which the marker is mounted can be seen through the smoke.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on February 26, 2018, by David Hunter of Haddonfield, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on June 7, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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