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Somers Point in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Anchorage

 
 
The Anchorage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
1. The Anchorage Marker
Inscription.  Dating from the late 1800’s, this empire-style building was one of the many tavern-hotels in the historic district. Tourists came for fishing parties, sea bathing, hearty food, healthful sea air, and a bay view from the veranda.
 
Erected by The Anchorage Tavern and the City of Somers Point.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 18.648′ N, 74° 35.682′ W. Marker is in Somers Point, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Bay Avenue just north of Anchorage Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somers Point NJ 08244, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shipbuilding (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Somers Point World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somers Point World War I Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somers Point World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somers Point City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Transportation (approx. 0.2 miles away);
The Anchorage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
2. The Anchorage Marker
Photo of the Tavern and distant shot of the marker
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Richard Somers Memorial Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bay Avenue Night Life (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somers Point.
 
The Anchorage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
3. The Anchorage Marker
The hanging sign states-The Anchorage since 1888 Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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