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Medford in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glassworkers’ Homes

 
 
Glassworkers’ Homes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. Glassworkers’ Homes Marker
Inscription.  
22 company-owned houses
were built c. 1850 to 1864.
Corner fireplaces provided
heat and 3 outdoor wells
supplied water. Rent was
$5.00 to $6.00 per month.

 
Erected by Medford Historic Advisory Board. (Marker Number 50.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 39° 53.55′ N, 74° 49.416′ W. Marker is in Medford, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of S Main Street (County Route 541) and Trimble Street, on the left when traveling north on S Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medford NJ 08055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Star Glass Works (a few steps from this marker); Braddock’s Landing (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dr. R. S. Braddock House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cross Keys School (approx. ¼ mile away); The Stratton / Braddock House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The William Dyer House
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Owen Stratton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Main Street Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Medford.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Sites in Medford, NJ. West Jersey History Project website. (Submitted on July 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Glassworkers’ Homes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
2. Glassworkers’ Homes Marker
Marker in Historic Medford Village image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Marker in Historic Medford Village
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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