Samuel M. Sampler
In memory of his bold charge through hostile fire resulting in the surrender of twenty-eight enemy soldiers near St. Etienne, France, 8 October 1918. He died on 19 November 1979.
Edward C. Benfold
In . . . — — Map (db m64169) WM
Built by Thomas Wright, the Berlin Hotel is the oldest commercial building on Route 30 from Philadelphia to Atlantic City.
The hotel was used as a stopping point for mule teams, stagecoaches, jitneys, and buses. It was used as a hotel and . . . — — Map (db m146762) HM
The Long-A-Coming Station, as it was originally called, was built in 1856. The name was changed to Berlin 1867.
The first Station Agent was Josephine L. Thackara. The station was used for both passengers and freight. In the 1960's, the rail . . . — — Map (db m146771) HM
In remembrance of all buried here
Lenape Indians — Hessian Soldiers
Arthur R. Eldred
First Eagle Scout of the Boy Scouts of America
Aug. 21, 1912
Capt. Carlton R. Rouh U.S.M.C.
Awarded Congressional . . . — — Map (db m146761) HM WM
Public School of Longacoming School District 7 until 1874. Served as Town Hall for public elections, official meetings, from 1874 through 1957. Berlin Public Library, 1882-1958. Civic meetings, socials, bazaars, contests held here for 85 years. — — Map (db m146770) HM
Borough of Berlin
those citizens who answered the call of duty to serve their country during the Vietnam War. We commend them for their courage and dedication with the hope of preserving our freedom so that all mankind will live in . . . — — Map (db m146769) WM
1941 - 1945
In · Memory · Of
Our · Honored · Dead
We · Here · Highly · Resolve · That · These
Dead · SHall · Not · Have · Died · In · Vain
In · Grateful · Tribute
To · Berlin's · Citizens
Who · Valiantly · . . . — — Map (db m146767) WM
Built about 1725, this became the home of Richard and Charity Chew Powell who had 21 children including 17 sons who served in the American Revolution. The Powells and several sons are buried nearby. — — Map (db m94974) HM
Bascom S. Waugh was the first African-American physician at Cooper University Hospital, a specialist in Internal Medicine and later in Cardiology. He served during World War II and was a flight surgeon for the 332nd Fighter Group, the legendary . . . — — Map (db m146680) HM
Battleship New Jersey
The USS New Jersey (BB-62) launched from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard on December 7, 1942, and served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and as part of a multinational force of peacekeepers during the . . . — — Map (db m133527) HM WM
The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, originally named the Delaware River Bridge, opened on Jul 1, 1926, after four years of construction. Commuter rail service was added in 1936. At the time of completion, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge was the world's . . . — — Map (db m146412) HM
Joseph Campbell and Abraham Anderson formed the Anderson and Campbell Preserve Company in 1869 in Camden, NJ which changed its name to Campbell & Company in 1896. In 1897, John Dorrance, a chemist working for Campbell & Company, developed a . . . — — Map (db m146413) HM
Cooper Street has been one of Camden's most important streets for over two centuries. Known in 1765 as the Middle Ferry Road, it became Cooper Street in 1773 when Jacob Cooper laid out the town in Camden. The street takes its name from the Cooper . . . — — Map (db m208376) HM
African slavery in New Jersey began with early European settlement. By 1766, circa 800 captive people had been sold here at Coopers Street Ferry and two other near ferry landings. In Africa, approximately 24 million men, women and children marched . . . — — Map (db m145252) HM
African slavery in New Jersey began with early European settlement. By 1766, circa 800 captive people had been sold here at the Federal Street Ferry and two other nearby ferry landings. In Africa, approximately 24 million captured men, women and . . . — — Map (db m208367) HM
Eyewitness to History
This massive gun barrel sitting before you was once mounted inside Turret 1 of the battleship USS New Jersey. During the epic battles of World War II and the Korean War this gun barrel, along with the other guns and brave crew . . . — — Map (db m133525) HM WM
Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile
First deployed in 1977, the RGM-84 Harpoon is an all-weather anti-ship missile developed for fleet-wide use. Harpoon is 15 feet in length and propelled by a turbojet motor burning aircraft fuel generating 660lbs. of . . . — — Map (db m133789) HM
1917 - 1918
1941 - 1945
1950 - 1953
1964 - 1975
They gave their lives that freedom might live
World War I
1917 - 1918
That those who served and lived will be honored and not forgotten
1918 ★ 1945 ★ . . . — — Map (db m208381) WM
For more than 100 years, we at L-3 Communications and our heritage companies have touched the lives of millions of people. We have embodied the creative spirit of America and its technological greatness by being a leader in the design, . . . — — Map (db m146672) HM
Lewis L. Coriell was a charismatic physician, scientist, and humanitarian. He established the critical technology needed to produce the vaccine to eradicate polio, in addition to many other pioneering techniques used in laboratories today. In 1953, . . . — — Map (db m146685) HM
Two Marines fire an M2 during gunnery practice on the Battleship Missouri (BB-63) in 1987. The M2 machine guns on Battleship New Jersey (BB-62) were operated in the same manner. Sand bags could be placed around the gun mount to provide . . . — — Map (db m133782) HM WM
Prior to the 1800s ferries and stagecoaches were critical to the transport of passengers in and out of the City of Camden, and this transportation network continued to grow during the 19th century. Once the Camden and Amboy Railroad (C&A) had . . . — — Map (db m208368) HM
Standing 5 stories high, this side view shows the massive size of the 2,050 Ton 16 inch Gun Turret. It took a crew of 77 sailors to load and fire this three rifle Gun Turret. Capable of firing one 1,900 lb. High Capacity or one 2,700 lb. Armor . . . — — Map (db m133786) HM WM
When the campbell Kids were created in 1904 for a Campbell Soup Company ad campaign, little did anyone realize what enduring icons the fresh-faced, roly-poly characters would become.
The Campbell Kids first appeared with cans of soup and verses . . . — — Map (db m7427) HM
Beginning in the 1620s European settlers of Dutch, Swedish and English origin arrived along the Delaware River in the vicinity of present-day Camden, and by the 1670s English Quakers had established permanent homesteads throughout the region. One . . . — — Map (db m88384) HM
The New Jersey Safe Deposit
and Trust Company Building
was placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
on August 24th, 1990.
The building was completed in 1886 . . . — — Map (db m208375) HM
The revitalization of this historic landmark symbolizes the rebirth of Camden on its 175th Anniversary. RCA Victor Building #17, completed in 1916, was widely known as the "Nipper Building" after the company's Nipper the Dog logo. It became the site . . . — — Map (db m7426) HM
In honor of the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America, the County of Camden, dedicates this monument in remembrance of this significant event in world history — — Map (db m146670) HM
USS New Jersey Aircraft
The evolution of battleships in the early 20th century resulted in big guns that could hit a target beyond visual range. In 1929 the U.S. Navy began equipping new battleship designs with spotter aircraft to scout targets and . . . — — Map (db m133790) HM WM
Donated by the Bantivoglio Family to the City of Camden to memorialize the City for its deep roots in world-wide commerce and shipping.
The Bantivoglio Family owned and operated Camden Iron and Metal which was headquartered in Camden, NJ for 5 . . . — — Map (db m146668) HM WM
Standing just a few blocks from here on Mickle St.(now MLK Blvd.) is the historic home of America's "Poet of Democracy," Walt Whitman. In 1873, after suffering a stroke, Whitman moved to Camden to live closer to his family. He purchased the only . . . — — Map (db m146669) HM
Author of Leaves of Grass, the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom
that America has yet contributed. His life was an affirmation of freedom.
His poetry was a celebration of life and his philosophy was a preparation for . . . — — Map (db m171891) HM
Although efforts to build a bridge connecting Camden with Philadelphia began in 1818, it wasn't until 1926 that a bridge was completed. Ferries provided transportation across the Delaware River as early as the 1680's and contributed to the growth . . . — — Map (db m190722) HM
Welcome to the Barclay Farmstead This unique example of a Quaker Farmstead is currently owned and operated by the Township of Cherry Hill, with support from the Friends of Barclay Farmstead. The Farmstead is open to the public for tours, . . . — — Map (db m172699) HM
This memorial honors the joint forces of 66,000 Filipinos and 12,000 American heroes who fought against the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II. The joint forces were positioned to stall the Japanese invasion of the whole Philippine . . . — — Map (db m146694) HM WM
The Cherry Hill area was at times occupied by both forces in the Revolutionary War in 1777. Continental soldiers joined with local farmers in destroying strategic bridges across the Newton and Timer Creeks to delay the Hessians who were marching . . . — — Map (db m94767) HM WM
Cherry Hill Township’s first public sculpture speaks to the history and heritage of the Croft Farm as both the site of a successful milling industry and a station along the Underground Railroad.
Created entirely of steel, the sculpture stands over . . . — — Map (db m79608) HM
This memorial grove grows in memory of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner who were murdered in the fight for civil rights in "Freedom Summer," Mississippi, 1964.
May their selfless example inspire us today in our continued . . . — — Map (db m146695) HM
We consecrate this eternal memorial flame to the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis in Europe, 1933-1945, in the most tragic of times known as the Holocaust, six million victims, including more than one million children, were martyred solely . . . — — Map (db m146691) HM
Physician, poet, political essayist, novelist, sculptor, artists and linguist
National hero of the Philippines
His writings, "Noli Me Tangere" (Touch Me Not) and "El Filibusterismo" (The Social Cancer), which dramatized the Spanish colonial . . . — — Map (db m146693) HM
Here, Old Salem Road, laid out 1681 – 1686, crossed the north branch of Cooper River. The British Army used this road from Haddonfield, June 19, 1778, their right wing branching to Evesham and the left to Moorestown, enroute to Monmouth Court . . . — — Map (db m29226) HM
In 1944 a Swedish diplomat, Raoul Wallenberg was given a daring assignment by the United States and Swedish governments: Save the Jews of Hungary from the Nazi Holocaust. This brave hero ultimately saved 100,000 Jewish lives. As the war drew to a . . . — — Map (db m146692) HM
The Kay-Evans house at Croft Farm dates to the mid 18th century when Isaac Kay, a prominent West Jersey settler, built a two-story brick dwelling to accompany his burgeoning milling establishment on the banks of the Cooper River. Subsequent owner . . . — — Map (db m79602) HM
Croft Farm is fortunate to have a number of extant outbuildings on the property, including the only octagonal ice house in Camden County. All three outbuildings were utilized by several generations of the Evans Family, owners of the property for . . . — — Map (db m79603) HM
1626 On this high bank along the Timber Creek was the Indian Village of Armewamex
1730 John Ashbrook in his will reserved “…one whole acre where the burying place now is for the use of the neighborhood.” Making this the . . . — — Map (db m94917) HM WM
The Gabreil Daveis Tavern was built in 1756 as part of a 178 acre plantation. This was the first recorded tavern along the “Irish Road”, the great road leading from Gloucester Township to Great Egg Harbor. Guests could find lodging and . . . — — Map (db m94907) HM WM
The Albertson Memorial Drinking Fountain first stood at this intersection in 1903 when it was erected by John J. Albertson in memory of his father, Chalkey Albertson (pronounced “Awl-bert-son). Practicing Quakers, the Albertsons were . . . — — Map (db m170801) HM
Until the 1930s, a small body of water known a Crystal Lake graced the western end of Station Avenue in Haddon Heights. It was framed by North and South Park Avenues and served as the terminus (and namesake) for Lake Street. This lake was created by . . . — — Map (db m79635) HM
In honor and gratitude of all Garnets
who have served and are serving in the
Armed Forces of the United States of America
as well as
Local, State and National Law Enforcement
Thank You for protecting our freedom to "play ball" . . . — — Map (db m146710) WM
The unusual topography in the McLaughlin-Norcross Dell area of the Camden County Park dates to the Colonial period. The steep slopes were related to King’s Run, a navigable waterway that provided the area’s first means of transportation in the 17th . . . — — Map (db m79636) WM
The story of the railroad and the community of Haddon Heights began in 1877 with the construction of the Philadelphia and Atlantic City Railroad through the area, which was then part of Center and Haddon Townships. The first tracks were narrow . . . — — Map (db m146707) HM
Fifth Avenue in the original street grid of Haddon Heights is commonly known as the White Horse Pike. In 1806, this road was laid out from Camden to Egg Harbor along a line through Berlin (then called Long-A-Coming) and the future Borough of . . . — — Map (db m146704) HM
In honor of
the men and women who
served their country
during World War II
Sacred to the memory of
those who sacrificed
their lives for liberty,
justice and peace.
in Korea . . . — — Map (db m146712) WM
[Marker is a collection of photos with captions:]
These historic photos were taken in 1912 from the cupola of the old Borough Hall (where the library currently stands).
Historic Haddon Heights Real Estate Company Map, drawn by Joseph . . . — — Map (db m146713) HM
From 1957 to 1979 Norm Hoff created a youth activity program in this park. Known as Hoff's Park, many "Heights" youths would come during the summer months to take part in athletic activities, games and crafts. Starting in 1978 many of the same . . . — — Map (db m146709) HM
Nearly a thousand boy and girl scouts and visitors assembled in the Haddon Heights municipal park SAturday afternoon to witness the dedication of a log-cabin in the woods by borough officials to the scouts of Haddon Heights. Dr. William H. . . . — — Map (db m146708) HM
The location and preservation of this one room school provides a historical and visible link to the first European settlers of this area, Quakers escaping persecution who arrived in 1681. They called this newly settled area Newton Colony located . . . — — Map (db m169686) HM
Near this site, in 1681, Mark Newby, William Bates, Thomas Thackara, George Goldsmith, Thomas Sharp, Robert Zane and other immigrants from Ireland, who came here in quest of religious liberty, founded the First Friends Meeting of Old Gloucester . . . — — Map (db m169752) HM
Welcome to Saddler’s Woods Historic Conservation Area. These woods are in the Newton Creek watershed and contain old growth ecosystems, restored woodlands, and wetlands.
Saddler’s Woods is named in honor of Joshua Saddler. Saddler was a slave on a . . . — — Map (db m79621) HM
Joshua Saddler is reputed to have been a Maryland fugitive slave whom Josiah Evans, a Quaker, helped to gain his freedom. Accounts of Joshua's escape, discovery, and emancipation, while interspersed with historical accuracy, has not yet been . . . — — Map (db m169184) HM
Exponent of the Business of Government. Distinguished Citizen-Educated in the Haddenfield Public Schools, Williams College, Harvard University-with an imposing record of the achievement as a Public Servant in his Community, State, and Nation. . . . — — Map (db m79615) HM
In a marl pit on the John E. Hopkins farm in October 1858, the world’s first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton was unearthed by William Parker Foulke. The find was adjacent to this point. This was also the first dinosaur skeleton to ever be mounted. . . . — — Map (db m29239) HM
During the Revolutionary War the Hessian Army was encamped on these grounds before and after the battle of Red Bank, fought October 22, 1777, near Fort Mercer on the Delaware River, where it met defeat.
The officers occupied the houses on the west . . . — — Map (db m79614) WM
Oct. 21, 1777, Col. von Donop camped here before the Battle of Red Bank. Gen. Wayne and Col. Ellis foraged nearby in Feb., 1778, but left on the approach of Maj. Simcoe. June, 1778, the British under Clinton and Knyphausen camped here en route to . . . — — Map (db m189466) HM
In Memory of
Daughter of John Haddon of London.
Wife of John Estaugh.
Founder and Proprietor
of Haddonfield N.J.
Born 1680- Emigrated 1701.
Married 1702 Died 1762.
Buried near this tablet.
Originator of the . . . — — Map (db m171424) HM
Within this building then a tavern-house, the Council of Safety for New Jersey was organized March 18th 1777. Herein also, in September of the same year the Legislature unanimously resolved that thereafter the word “state” should be . . . — — Map (db m29230) HM
In late 1776, the British Army invaded northern New Jersey. The New Jersey Legislature fled south to Haddonfield. In May 1777, Hugh Creighton, keeper of the Indian King Tavern, purchased the dwelling in which the New Jersey Assembly had rented a . . . — — Map (db m74234) HM
With four cannon and 1600 Hessian troops, Count von Donop camped 300 yards east of here en route to Fort Mercer at Red Bank. A prisoner that night, Jonas Cattell, 18 years old, was released when the enemy moved out before daylight. He ran to warn . . . — — Map (db m29293) HM
King’s Road → Laid out in 1681 over a portion of the trail of the Lenni Lenape Indians running from Perth Amboy to Salem. --------------- Chew’s Landing Road ← Used by the early New Jersey colonists. --------------- This stone . . . — — Map (db m120868) HM
The Old Grove School stood on this site.It was deeded by William E. Hopkins from land which came down through the family from Elizabeth Haddon and here the Grove School was built. Mr. Hopkins wanted all the children of the village to have . . . — — Map (db m29298) HM
The east half of this house was built by the Alexanders in 1813, on the site of an earlier frame house owned by Lydia Bates. Subsequent owners were Benjamin Cooper and Samuel M. Reeves. The west half of the home was added by the later owner in 1835. . . . — — Map (db m29297) HM
Commemorates the Historic Discovery by William Parker Foulke in Haddonfield, New Jersey, 1858 Historic Fossil The 1858 find was the most complete dinosaur skeleton unearthed anywhere in the world up until that time. It was the first that . . . — — Map (db m114425) HM
Jarena Lee was born February 11, 1783 in Cape May, New Jersey. At the age of seven Lee was sent away to become a house servant. In 1804, Lee experienced a spiritual awakening and was baptized around 1807. After several years of struggle, she felt . . . — — Map (db m92473) HM
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