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Estell Manor in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Welcome to Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor!

 
 
Welcome to Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 18, 2016
1. Welcome to Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor! Marker
Inscription. This is the first stop on the 50-mile Great Egg Harbor River Romp Birding & Wildlife Trail.

The Park’s Warren E. Fox Nature Center is the perfect starting point for a day or more of outdoor exploration and wildlife viewing. Walk the trails and go inside to see the exhibits and meet the friendly and knowledgeable staff. Pick up all three Birding and Wildlife Trails, brochures, which include detailed directions for the trail below, as well as eleven other driving routes.

(Inscriptions below the images on the right-top to bottom)
Three species to look for on the Great Egg Harbor River Romp trial: Northern Harriet, Kevin Karison; Diamondback Terrapin Hatchling, Torry Geiger; Pine Barrens Treefrog, Matt Webster; Red-spotted Purple Butterfly, Tony Geiger.
 
Location. 39° 23.897′ N, 74° 44.542′ W. Marker is in Estell Manor, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on New Jersey Route 50. Touch for map. The marker is located near the Fox Nature Center Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Estell Manor NJ 08319, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Estellville Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Daniel Estell House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Estellville Glass Factory

Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor-Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 18, 2016
2. Atlantic County Park at Estell Manor-Visitor Center
(approx. half a mile away); The Pot House (approx. half a mile away); The Flattening House (approx. half a mile away); The Melting Furnace (approx. half a mile away); Bethlehem Loading Co. (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Wheaton’s Shipyard (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Estell Manor.
 
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Ginkgo Tree near the Visitor Center parking lot image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 18, 2016
3. Ginkgo Tree near the Visitor Center parking lot
The Ginkgo was brought to North America in 1784 as an exotic ornamental or so the people thought. Recent studies of the fossil record indicated that the Ginkgo was once abundant on the North American continent but had disappeared everywhere except for China and Japan.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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