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

Cross Roads

 
 
Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2011
1. Cross Roads Marker
Inscription.  
On February 4, 1847 Medford was
set apart from Evesham Township
and on March 9, 1847 the first
meeting of Medford Township was
held here at Crossroads, near
the earliest homes.
1847-1997

 
Erected by Medford Historic Advisory Board. (Marker Number 31.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 4, 1847.
 
Location. 39° 54.948′ N, 74° 49.545′ W. Marker is in Medford, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Road and Mt. Holly/Medford Road (County Route 541), on the right when traveling west on Church Road. Marker is located at the northeast corner of the intersection. 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 Toll House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Still’s Office (about 500 feet away); The Brace Road School (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Thomas Wilkins House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Albert Kirby House
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); The Nail House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Maurice Haines House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Everett Haines House (approx. 0.8 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 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Medford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2011
2. Medford Marker
Marker at the Cross Roads image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 24, 2011
3. Marker at the Cross Roads
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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