Hub of Transportation and Commerce
The Historic City of Burlington-Transportation
Finished products imported from Philadelphia and beyond were off-loaded here for the early residents of Burlington County. As industry grew, networks of trains and highways developed to serve large market, and to export Burlington’s growing manufacturing output.
(Inscription under the photos on the left)
Steamboats carried residents and visitors to and from Philadelphia and beyond. ---As industry grew so did the network of rail lines.---Steamboats were once a common site along the Delaware River.
Location. 40° 4.872′ N, 74° 51.702′ W. Marker is in Burlington, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Riverbank Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the Burlington River Front Park. 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. Burlington County’s Historical Downtown (a few steps from this marker); Engine of Industrial Progress (a few steps from this marker); The Cottage 1872
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.