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

Cross Keys Tavern

 
 
Cross Keys Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. Cross Keys Tavern Marker
Inscription.
In 1777 Benjamin Thomas was
granted a license to keep
one of the first taverns
near Medford at Cross Keys,
now Fairview.

 
Erected by Medford Historic Advisory Board. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 39° 52.617′ N, 74° 49′ W. Marker is in Medford, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Stokes Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Medford NJ 08055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stratton Burying Ground (approx. half a mile away); Powder Explosion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Oliphant’s Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cross Keys School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Glassworkers’ Homes (approx. 1.1 miles away); Star Glass Works (approx. 1.1 miles away); Aetna Furnace (approx. 1.2 miles away); The John Peacock House (approx. 1.2 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 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Cross Keys Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
2. Cross Keys Tavern Marker
Marker in Medford image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Marker in Medford
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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