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

Moorestown, N.J.

 
 
Moorestown, N.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 7, 2015
1. Moorestown, N.J. Marker
Inscription. 1682-Settled by Friends; 1698-Founded as Chester Township; 1700-Recognized as business and cultural center of area; 1778-British Officers lodged here;1802-Named Moorestown in honor of Thomas Moore Tavern Keeper; 1812-Present town hall erected.
 
Erected 1963 by Woman's Club of Moorestown.
 
Location. 39° 57.882′ N, 74° 56.7′ W. Marker is in Moorestown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on West Main Street. Touch for map. This marker is erected in front of the old Town Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Moorestown NJ 08057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roberts’ Hall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town Hall (about 700 feet away); Smith-Cadbury Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Cox's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Coles Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site (approx. ¼ mile away); “Hessian House” (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorestown.
 
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Moorestown, N.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 29, 2014
2. Moorestown, N.J. Marker
Moorestown, N.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 7, 2015
3. Moorestown, N.J. Marker
Old Town Hall-marker pole is near the street on the left side of the building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 29, 2014
4. Old Town Hall-marker pole is near the street on the left side of the building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 11, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on December 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on April 11, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on December 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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