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

William D. Acton

1876 - 1965

 
 
William D. Acton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2020
1. William D. Acton Marker
Inscription.  Entrepreneur, philanthropist and founder of Riverview Beach Amusement Park, 1914 - 1969. In Memory of William D. Acton.
 
Erected by Pennsville Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 39° 39.4′ N, 75° 31.162′ W. Marker is in Pennsville, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on North Broadway (New Jersey Route 49) 0.1 miles south of Parkwood Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 N Broadway, Pennsville NJ 08070, 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. Women's Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Finns Point (approx. 1.3 miles away); Church Landing Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Delaware Memorial Bridge (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Casimir: Key to the Early Delaware Valley
William D. Acton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2020
2. William D. Acton Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away in Delaware); Site of Fort Casimir (approx. 2.2 miles away in Delaware). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pennsville.
 
Dedication plaque on the grounds of the park image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
3. Dedication plaque on the grounds of the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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