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

The Clement Oak

 
 
The Clement Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Edward Getley, June 21, 2020
1. The Clement Oak Marker
Inscription.  
The Clement Oak which sheltered Lenape hunters 4 centuries ago and early colonists 3 centuries ago and children at play in later years is dedicated during the tercentenary of New Jersey as symbolic of the state's continuing growth.
Gloucester County Historical Society July 1964
 
Erected 1964 by Gloucester County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1964.
 
Location. 39° 50.687′ N, 75° 5.431′ W. Marker is in Deptford, New Jersey, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from Clements Bridge Road (County Route 544) east of North South Freeway (New Jersey Route 42), on the right when traveling east. Located behind the Walmart Supercenter. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 Clements Bridge Road, Woodbury NJ 08096, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Air Voyage in America (a few steps from this marker); Clement's Bridge (approx. half a mile away);
The Clement Oak image. Click for full size.
By Edward Getley, June 21, 2020
2. The Clement Oak
Sadly destroyed by recent storm.
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Ashbrook's Burial Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jonas Cattell (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gabreil Daveis Tavern (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Glover Fulling Mill & Kings Run (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Chew Powell House (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deptford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Gloucester County History Historical Sites. (Submitted on June 29, 2020, by Edward Getley of Somerdale, New Jersey.)
2. Video of the Clement Oak and First Manned Balloon Flight Landing. (Submitted on June 29, 2020, by Edward Getley of Somerdale, New Jersey.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2020, by Edward Getley of Somerdale, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2020, by Edward Getley of Somerdale, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide angle photo of the marker and its surroundings. • Can you help?

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Dec. 9, 2021