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

Bass Harbor

 
 
Bass Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
1. Bass Harbor Marker
Inscription. Bass Harbor was a busy port for barges and sloops which carried produce, wood and ice to local businesses and residences. From privateering and smuggling, to clamming and fishing, to recreational boating, the bayfront has always played an active part in the economy of Somers Point.
 
Erected by Harbour Cove and the City of Somers Point.,.
 
Location. 39° 18.918′ N, 74° 35.4′ W. Marker is in Somers Point, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Bay Avenue just south of Yacht Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somers Point NJ 08244, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Navy Commandant Richard Somers’ Birthplace (approx. ¼ mile away); Shipbuilding (approx. 0.3 miles away); Submarine Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burial Ground of Col. Richard Somers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Somers Point Bapist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richard Somers Memorial Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Somers Point City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Somers Point World War I Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somers Point.
 
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Bass Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
2. Bass Harbor Marker
Photo of the marker from a distance
Bass Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
3. Bass Harbor Marker
Bass Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
4. Bass Harbor Marker
Bass Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 2, 2013
5. Bass Harbor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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