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Cherry Hill in Camden County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Salem Road

 
 
Old Salem Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
1. Old Salem Road Marker
Inscription.  Here, Old Salem Road, laid out 1681 – 1686, crossed the north branch of Cooper River. The British Army used this road from Haddonfield, June 19, 1778, their right wing branching to Evesham and the left to Moorestown, enroute to Monmouth Court House.
 
Erected by The New Jersey Commission on Historic Sites.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 19, 1926.
 
Location. 39° 54.451′ N, 75° 0.682′ W. Marker is in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, in Camden County. Marker is on Brace Road (County Route 154), on the left when traveling south. Marker is on the south side of the north branch of Cooper River, just south of Kenwood Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherry Hill NJ 08034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Kay-Evans House at Croft Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Outbuildings at Croft Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away); Free Wheel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Barclay Farmstead (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Marker on Brace Road (Old Salem Road) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
2. Marker on Brace Road (Old Salem Road)
This view looks north of the Old Salem Road. The north branch of Cooper River can be seen behind the marker.
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Alfred Eastlack Driscoll (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hessian Army during the Revolutionary War (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hadrosaurus Foulkii (approx. one mile away); Historic Haddonfield (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherry Hill.
 
Cherry Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
3. Cherry Hill Marker
Old Salem Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
4. Old Salem Road Marker
This view of the marker looks south on Old Salem Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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