Hammonton in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Although the exact date and manufacturer of this wagon are not known, it is possible that it was made by the Auburn Wagon Works in Martinsburg, WV around 1900. Wagons were used to transport goods both on the farm and to local markets, boat landings and railheads. Goods shipped to Batsto were delivered by boat or railroad and then carried overland by wagon.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 39° 38.572′ N, 74° 38.833′ W. Marker is in Hammonton, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker can be reached from Batsto Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Historic Batsto Village. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hammonton NJ 08037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bog Ore (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ore Boat or Barge (about 300 feet away); Wharton State Forest (about 500 feet away); Exploring the Pinelands (about 500 feet away); Auxiliary Power System (about 500 feet away); Swimming the Ladder to Success A Pane in the Glass Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); William K. Phillis War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hammonton.
Also see . . . Batsto - A Journey into the Past. Historic Batsto Village website. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 11, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.