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The Founding of Burlington

 
 
The Founding of Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, August 1, 2010
1. The Founding of Burlington Marker
Inscription.
West New Jersey Proprietors
To commemorate
The Founding of Burlington
in 1677 and the
Mooring of the ship 'Shield'
near this spot in 1678
This tablet is erected by the Society of
Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey
on the two hundred and fifieth
anniversary of the founding, 1927

 
Erected 1927 by West New Jersey Proprietors.
 
Location. 40° 4.826′ N, 74° 51.791′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Riverbank/West Delaware Avenue 0.1 miles east of Talbot Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NJ 08016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cottage 1872 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burlington County’s Historical Downtown (about 500 feet away); Engine of Industrial Progress (about 500 feet away); Hub of Transportation and Commerce (about 500 feet away); Free Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
Founding of Burlington image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, August 1, 2010
2. Founding of Burlington
1952 Sycamore tree planted on the 275 anniversary of the founding of Burlington in 1677 Dedicated by the Burlington Kiwanis Club
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Eliza Greene Doane (approx. 0.2 miles away); Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
 
Also see . . .  Ship 'Shield' Marker. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable EventsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Scully-Bozarth Post 1817 image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, August 1, 2010
3. Scully-Bozarth Post 1817
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U. S. In memory of those comrades who served our country with honor and distinction Dedicated May 30, 1988
The Founding of Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, August 1, 2010
4. The Founding of Burlington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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