Palmyra in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tidal Delaware Water Trail
Points of Interest
105 Griffith Morgan House, a ca. 1693 native sandstone farmhouse, may be the oldest surviving house in Camden County. On the National Register of Historic Places, it is maintained as a public historic site by a volunteer organization and it is open for both regularly scheduled events and by appointment.
107 Palmyra Cove Nature Park extends from Pennsauken Creek to the Tacony Palmyra Bridge, including 125 acres of upland with scattered pounds for species such as the Gray Tree Frog, Folwer's and american Toads, Red Fox, and Great Horned Owls. The southern end of the park contains 125 acres of freshwater tidal wetland.
- Viceroy Butterfly sipping nectar at Palmyra Cove Nature Park.
108 Disston & Sons Complex is a former saw factory. For more than 100 years, Henry Disston & Sons was America's leading saw maker, carefully crafting its saws from raw materials to finished product. Visible on the shoreline at Unruh Street are old grindstones used in the manufacture of Disston saws.
108.5 The Riverton Yacht Club, began operating on
- Raccoon babies at home in Palmyra Cove Nature Park.
Erected by Pennsylvania Environmental Council; Palmyra Cove Nature Park; Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission; William Penn Foundation; Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1865.
Location. 40° 0.552′ N, 75° 2.514′ W. Marker is in Palmyra, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker can be reached from Tacony Palmyra Bridge (New Jersey Route 73) 0.2 miles north of Temple Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1335 NJ-73, Palmyra NJ 08065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tacony / Wissinoming (approx. 0.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Chief Payton I. Flournoy, Sr. Memorial Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Spring Garden Street School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Robert and Anna Miller Biddle (approx. 1.3 miles away); Parrish-James House "Red Gables" (approx. 1.3 miles away); Riverton Steamboat Landing (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmyra.
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