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

Engine of Industrial Progress

The Historic City of Burlington-Industry

 
 
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By Don Morfe, November 29, 2014
1. Engine of Industrial Progress Marker
Inscription. As soon as Europeans settled in the historical port City of Burlington, tanneries, breweries, and other small enterprises arose to serve local inhabitants and neighbors. This entrepreneurial spirit embraced the emerging Industrial Revolution, and by the middle-and late-19th Century, the City of Burlington was a major manufacturing center supplying customers around the world. The Birch Carriage Factory shown to the right was one of the largest manufacturers of rickshaws in the world.
 
Location. 40° 4.866′ N, 74° 51.702′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Riverbank Street. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Burlington River Front Park. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burlington County’s Historical Downtown (here, next to this marker); Hub of Transportation and Commerce (a few steps from this marker); The Cottage 1872 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Burlington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1 (about 500 feet
Engine of Industrial Progress Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 29, 2014
2. Engine of Industrial Progress Marker
away); Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington (about 700 feet away); Free Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ockanickon (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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