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

Site of the Indian Spring

 
 
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By Don Morfe, November 29, 2014
1. Site of the Indian Spring Marker
Inscription.  Five hundred feet down the hill was a spring of clear, cold water around which the Indians camped before the coming of the white man.

It was also near this spring that the first white settlers built their log cabins and started the community of Rodmantown. The early name for the western end of Moorestown before 1800.
 
Erected by Historical Society of Moorestown.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 57.648′ N, 74° 57.216′ W. Marker is in Moorestown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moorestown NJ 08057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Moore's Tavern (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith-Cadbury Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moorestown, N.J. (approx. half a mile away); Town Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roberts’ Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away);

Site of the Indian Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 29, 2014
2. Site of the Indian Spring Marker
First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Cox's Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Coles Hotel (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorestown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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