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The Weeks-Bowker House

 
 
The Weeks-Bowker House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. The Weeks-Bowker House Marker
Inscription.  Joseph Bowker paid $300 for the lot on which this 1876 home was built. In the early 1900's, Sadie Weeks Bowker always had 4 or 5 school teachers boarding with her.
 
Erected by Medford Historic Advisory Board. (Marker Number 44.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & SettlersWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 39° 54.129′ N, 74° 49.437′ W. Marker is in Medford, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on N Main Street (County Route 541), on the right when traveling south. 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. The Dr. Josiah Reeve House (a few steps from this marker); The Joseph Allen House (within shouting distance of this marker); The P.M. & M. Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Ely Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dr. George Haines House (about 500 feet away); A Sears Roebuck House
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(about 600 feet away); The Everett Haines House (about 600 feet away); Milton Allen’s School (about 700 feet 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.) 
 
The Weeks-Bowker House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
2. The Weeks-Bowker House Marker
Marker in Medford image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Marker in Medford
The Weeks-Bowker House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
4. The Weeks-Bowker House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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