Beverly in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dunk’s Ferry Bicentennial Memorial
1776 * 1976
first ferries was operated from
circa 1695 to late 19th century.
During Revolutionary times, it was
used by Washington and his troops.
This area was called “Dunks Ferry”
before Beverly, N.J. was founded.
Dedicated Sept. 20, 1975
City of Beverly Bicentennial Committee
Erected 1975 by City of Beverly Bicentennial Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1867.
Location. 40° 4.127′ N, 74° 55.342′ W. Marker is in Beverly, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Bank Road, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Marker is located in Memorial Park, on the Delaware River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly NJ 08010, 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. Beverly Veterans (a few steps from this marker); St. Stephen's Episcopal ChurchWorld War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tides at Neshaminy (approx. 0.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Memorial Field (approx. ¾ mile away); Avenue of Flags (approx. one mile away); 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Katharine Drexel (approx. 1.9 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,540 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.