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

County Seat

 
 
County Seat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 24, 2017
1. County Seat Marker
Inscription.  
Settled by Shamgar Hand 1690. “Middletown” became Cape May Court House. First County building, 1745; this structure, 1849.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 5.015′ N, 74° 49.384′ W. Marker is in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is on North Main Street 0.1 miles south of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located directly in front of Old Cape May County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape May Court House NJ 08210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cape May Revolutionary Patriot Memorial (here, next to this marker); Historic Cape May County Court House (a few steps from this marker); Salt Marshes (approx. 3.1 miles away); This is the Home of the Whitesboro Grammar School (approx. 3.6 miles away); George Henry White (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pumping Station 1924 (approx. 4 miles
Old Cape May County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 24, 2017
2. Old Cape May County Courthouse

1849 Courthouse referenced by the marker
away); U.S. Life Saving Station No.35 (Tatham Life Saving Station) (approx. 4.2 miles away); 1883 Original Terminus Anglesea Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape May Court House.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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