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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Burlington County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Burlington County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Burlington County, NJ (325) Atlantic County, NJ (276) Camden County, NJ (115) Mercer County, NJ (427) Monmouth County, NJ (305) Ocean County, NJ (139) Bucks County, PA (254) Philadelphia County, PA (1465)  BurlingtonCounty(325) Burlington County (325)  AtlanticCounty(276) Atlantic County (276)  CamdenCounty(115) Camden County (115)  MercerCounty(427) Mercer County (427)  MonmouthCounty(305) Monmouth County (305)  OceanCounty(139) Ocean County (139)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(254) Bucks County (254)  PhiladelphiaCounty(1465) Philadelphia County (1465)
Mount Holly is the county seat for Burlington County
Adjacent to Burlington County, New Jersey
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      Mercer County (427)  
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      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (254)  
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1New Jersey, Burlington County, Bass River — Civilian Conservation Corps
On East Greenbush Road (County Route 654) south of Stage Road, on the left when traveling north.
Site of Civilian Conservation Corps Company 225    Camp S-55 1933 – 1942Map (db m76180) HM
2New Jersey, Burlington County, Batsto — Exploring the Pinelands — Pinelands National Reserve
On Tylertown Road.
The 1.1 million acre New Jersey Pinelands covering nearly one quarter of the state, is a region of varied resources and opportunities. The Pinelands is home to almost twelve hundred species of plants and animals, many unique natural environments, . . . Map (db m64194) HM
3New Jersey, Burlington County, Batsto — Wharton State Forest — Pinelands National Reserve
On Tylertown Road.
Wharton State Forest, located in the heart of the Pinelands, is the largest single tract of state-owned land in New Jersey, containing well over 120,000 acres. Important natural resources, historic villages and recreational opportunities can be . . . Map (db m64192) HM
4New Jersey, Burlington County, Beverly — Avenue of Flags
On Bridgeboro Road north of Mount Holly Road, on the right when traveling north.
Honoring deceased veterans Beverly National Cemetery Beverly, New Jersey Sponsored by Avenue of Flags Committee Nov. 9, 1983Map (db m34045) HM
5New Jersey, Burlington County, Beverly — Beverly Veterans
On Broad Street at Bank Road, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street.
In honor of all Beverly Veterans who served their country ----------------- Dedicated July 4, 1974Map (db m36375) WM
6New Jersey, Burlington County, Beverly — Dunk’s Ferry Bicentennial Memorial — 1776 * 1976
On Broad Street at Bank Road, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street.
Near this site, one of our country’s first ferries was operated from circa 1695 to late 19th century. During Revolutionary times, it was used by Washington and his troops. This area was called “Dunks Ferry” before Beverly, N.J. was . . . Map (db m35872) HM
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7New Jersey, Burlington County, Beverly — Memorial Field — Passing The Torch of Freedom
On Cooper Street at Hess Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Cooper Street.
. . . Map (db m37069) HM
8New Jersey, Burlington County, Beverly — St. Stephen's Episcopal Church — Consecrated 1855 — Steeple and Bell Tower preservation —
On Warren Street (County Road 543) just east of Wilmerton Street, on the left when traveling west.
Built in 1853 - 1855 through Philadelphia architects Frazer, Furness & Hewitt in the Gothic Revival Style, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church was the tallest structure in the area at that time, where it's 220-foot steeple served as a . . . Map (db m194819) HM
9New Jersey, Burlington County, Beverly — World War — Memorial Building
On Cooper Street, 0.1 miles south of Warren Street, on the right when traveling south.
World War Memorial Building Erected by the citizens of Beverly and Edgewater Park as a tribute to those patriots of this vicinity who served their country in the World War 1917 - 1918Map (db m36179) HM
10New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — 5 — 19th Century Railroading in Bordentown
On 100 West Park Avenue.
Colonel John Stevens of Hoboken first proposed the construction of steam locomotive railroads in 1810, and his dream of building an operational railroad was realized by his sons, Robert L. and Edwin A., with the incorporation of the Camden and Amboy . . . Map (db m7314) HM
11New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — 50 Star Flag
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) at Railroad Street, on the right when traveling south on Farnsworth Avenue.
The 50-star flag was ordered by former President Eisenhower on August 21, 1959, and was adopted in July 1960. This was due to Hawaii being granted statehood. It is the longest-used version of the U.S. flag and has been in use for over 56 years.Map (db m194810) HM
12New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — All Gave Some - Some Gave All
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) at Railroad Street, on the right when traveling south on Farnsworth Avenue.
This is not only a reflection of Bordentown's heroes but it is also a reflection of our town and how we esteem those who have brought honor to usMap (db m194807) WM
13New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — An Early Transportation Hub — Delaware River Heritage Trail
On West Park Street just west of Prince Street, on the left when traveling west.
Bordentown began as a small river port known as Farnsworth's Landing in the 1680s. Over the next two hundred years it became a nexus for boat and statecoach traffic between Philadelphia and points north. This location had two major strategic . . . Map (db m160167) HM
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14New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Borden's Towne — Settled 1682
On Crosswicks Street (County Route 528) at Hopkinson Street, on the left when traveling west on Crosswicks Street.
Following the Continental Army's retreat across the Delaware River in December 1776, 2,000 Hessian and Scots troops commanded by Colonel Kurt vonDonop occupied this towne. A small band of Americans under Colonel Samuel Griffin lured these . . . Map (db m33635) HM
15New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Bordentown — Circa 1850
Near Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) just south of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling south.
Located at the confluence of the Delaware River and Crosswicks Creek. Farnsworth's Landing provided an ideal site for a colonial village. From the 1682 Trading Post to the bustling terminus of the Camden and Amboy Railroad, . . . Map (db m160148) HM
16New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Bordentown Female College
On Crosswicks St. near Farnsworth Ave, in the median.
Dedicated to the Memory of The Bordentown Female College 1850 — 1900 Presented by the B.F.C. AssociationMap (db m5338) HM
17New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Bordentown Military Institute
On Park Avenue.
Founded in 1881 “Rather Be Than Seem” dedicated 19 October 1996 by the BMT Alumni Association to the memory of the Cadets and Faculty of the Bordentown Military Institute which stood on the site from 1881 to 1972. BMT was an . . . Map (db m88370) HM
18New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Bordentown Military Institute
On Park Avenue.
(Top Panel) “Old Main” was the administrative and academic center of the Bordentown Military Institute, which stood on this site from 1881 to 1972. BMI and “Old Main” stood as a testimonial that God, duty, honor and country . . . Map (db m88371) HM WM
19New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Bordentown Veteran's Memorial
On Crosswicks Road at Cemetery Lane, on the right when traveling east on Crosswicks Road.
In honor of all men & women who served our country in the Armed ForcesMap (db m36346) HM
20New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — British Raid on Crosswicks Creek
On Prince Street near Courtland Street.
Waters of Crosswicks Creek and the Delaware River join below. 22 vessels at Bordentown and 4 at White Hill were among the 44 that were destroyed in a British raid on May 8, 1778. All were trapped in the Upper Delaware when the British took . . . Map (db m5336) HM
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21New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Clara Barton — Women's Heritage Trail
On Crosswicks Street at East Burlington Street, on the left when traveling west on Crosswicks Street.
Clara Barton, best known as a Civil War nurse and founder of the American Red Cross, was significant in New Jersey history for beginning the first "free" public school in the state. Barton took a teaching position in Hightstown in 1851, at the . . . Map (db m36470) HM
22New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Clara Barton School
On Crosswicks Street (County Route 528) at East Burlington Street, on the left when traveling west on Crosswicks Street.
One of the earliest free schools of New Jersey established 1852 by Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.Map (db m33638) HM
23New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Dedicated to School No. 2
On East Burlington Street at Hopkinson Street, on the left when traveling west on East Burlington Street.
Dedicated to School No. 2 and to the memory of the educators who brought education to the black youth of Bordentown, NJ 1842 - 1948Map (db m33639) HM
24New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Discover Abbott Marshlands: A Natural & Historical Treasure
Near West Park Street west of Prince Street, on the right when traveling west.
About Abbott Marshlands The Abbott Marshlands — 3,000 acres of forests, ponds, and wetlands — exist today within one of the most populated regions of the United States. Named after naturalist and archaeologist Charles Conrad Abbott, these . . . Map (db m212540) HM
25New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — First Baptist Church — of Bordentown — Founded 1751. —
On Prince Street (County Road 662) just north of West Church Street, on the right when traveling north.
This is the fourth edifice to occupy present site 1752 - 1834 - 1860 - 1893Map (db m194812) HM
26New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey
On Farnsworth Avenue at Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Farnsworth Avenue.
First movement by steam on a railroad in the state of New Jersey, November 12, 1831, by the original locomotive "John Bull" now deposited in the United States National Museum at Washington. The first piece of railroad track in New Jersey was laid . . . Map (db m5195) HM
27New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Francis Hopkinson — 1737 - 1791
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Route 545) at Park Street (County Route 662), on the right when traveling north on Farnsworth Avenue.
This tablet marks the home of a famous Revolutionary Patriot, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and originator of the Great Seal of New Jersey, member of Congress, a statesman, scientist, artist, musician and great satirist.Map (db m33453) HM
28New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Franklin Carr — Memorial Iris Garden
On 2nd Street at Bank Street, on the left when traveling north on 2nd Street.
International prize winning hybridizer + Sea Skipper + Queens Jubilee + Dawn's Edge + Show Circuit + Oriental Pongee + Love Motiff + Glowing Gem + Earthly Prize + + Jersey Mold + Angel's Message + Cheerful Times . . . Map (db m160160) HM
29New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Friends Meeting House
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) just south of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling south.
Erected 1740 on land donated by Joseph Borden, founder of BordentownMap (db m160139) HM
30New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — George S. Bowers
Near Cemetery Lane.
Erected 1914 by E. B. Tantum To commemorate the devoted service to his country of George S. Bowers Company F 8th Regiment N. J. Volunteer Infantry And all other loyal soldiers and sailors who suffered untold misery starvation and . . . Map (db m36422) HM
31New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Home of Col. Joseph Borden 2nd — 1719-1791
On Farnsworth Ave at W, Park Avenue on Farnsworth Ave.
Son of the founder of Bordentown. Patriot, Statesman, Soldier, Judge. Restored after burning by the British 1778.Map (db m88365) HM
32New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Home of Patience Lovell Wright — 1725 - 1786
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) at West Park Street, on the right when traveling south on Farnsworth Avenue.
First American modeler in wax and female spy. Mother of Joseph Wright. Designer of Original U.S. coins.Map (db m160153) HM
33New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Home of Stephen Sayre — 1736 - 1818
On Farnsworth Avenue just north of County Road 662, on the right when traveling north.
High Sheriff of London. Colonial patriot, statesman, private secretary to Benjamin Franklin. This house was formerly located in Bonaparte Park.Map (db m160156) HM
34New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Home of Thomas Buchanan Read — 1822 - 1872
On Farnsworth Avenue just south of Courtland Street, on the right when traveling north.
Author of Sheridan's Ride. Poet, artist, sculptor, soldier.Map (db m160157) HM
35New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Notable Bordentown Residents — Delaware River Heritage Trail
On County Road 662 at Farnsworth Avenue, on the left when traveling east on County Road 662.
Though never larger than a small village, a remarkable cross section of notable and influential people lived in Bordentown in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Leaders of the American Revolution who lived on Farnsworth Avenue included . . . Map (db m160154) HM
36New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Patience Lovell Wright — Women's Heritage Trail
On West Park Avenue at Farnsworth Avenue on West Park Avenue.
Patience Lovell Wright was America’s first professional sculptor and a self-appointed Revolutionary War spy. A native of Bordentown, she lived in this house after her marriage to Joseph Wright in 1748. She learned from her sister, Rachel, how to . . . Map (db m152759) HM WM
37New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Point Breeze — Estate of Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844) — Delaware River Heritage Trail —
On West Park Street, 0.1 miles west of Prince Street, on the left when traveling west.
The land at the confluence of Crosswicks Creek and the Delaware River was once part of a vast estate created by Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon. During Napoleon's brief reign as Emperor of France, Joseph was appointed King of Naples . . . Map (db m160165) HM
38New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Richard Watson Gilder House — circa 1788
On Crosswicks Street at Gilder Park Drive, on the right when traveling west on Crosswicks Street.
About The Gilder Family The Gilder family, which also includes the Nutts and Bunting families, rose to prominence in the publishing world of New York City with Richard Watson Gilder as the Editor of Century Magazine, his sister Jeanette Gilder . . . Map (db m36975) HM
39New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — 6 — The "Wye" and the Lower Bordentown Station
Near West Park Street west of Prince Street, on the right when traveling west.
English Quakers first settled Bordentown in 1682 and during the 18th century, the community became a center of commerce with stagecoach and ferry connections to New York and Philadelphia. The Camden and Amboy (C&A) Railroad began construction in . . . Map (db m212538) HM
40New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — 7 — The Crosswicks Creek "Trestle Vessel"
On Farnsworth Avenue at The Waterfront, on the right when traveling north on Farnsworth Avenue.
Chartered simultaneously in 1830, the Camden and Amboy (C&A) Railroad and the Delaware and Raritan Canal formed one of New Jersey's most significant early transportation networks. The D&R was one of this country's busiest navigation systems for . . . Map (db m160171) HM
41New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — The Delaware: A National Treasure — Delaware River Heritage Trail
On West Park Street, 0.2 miles west of Prince Street, on the left when traveling west.
The 330-mile Delaware River is the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi River is the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi River. Its watershed drains an area of 14,119 square miles in four states. This nationally . . . Map (db m160163) HM
42New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — The Telephone made its Bordentown Debut in 1882
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) south of Crosswicks Street (County Road 528), on the right when traveling north.
Samuel E. Burr arranged for the running of a line from Trenton's only switchboard to his hardware store here at 309 Farnsworth Avenue. Many residents used the phone mainly through curiosity. It wasn't long before Burr's switchboard was operating at . . . Map (db m194806) HM
43New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — This Was The Home Of Joseph Hopkinson — 1770 - 1842
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Road 545) just south of County Road 662, on the right when traveling north.
Scholar - Statesman - Jurist Inspirer of the arts Author of "Hail Columbia!"Map (db m160267) HM
44New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Thomas Paine
On Farnsworth Avenue (New Jersey Route 545) at West Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Farnsworth Avenue.
Thomas Paine, Pamphleteer for American Independence, bought this house in 1783, and lived in it periodically until his death in 1809.Map (db m33451) HM
45New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Thomas Paine Monument
On Prince Street at Courtland Street, in the median on Prince Street.
Thomas Paine (1739 - 1809) Father of the American Revolution (Northeast face of Monument Base): Paine's words and deeds put the concepts of independence, equality, democracy, abolution of slavery, representative government and a . . . Map (db m5176) HM
46New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Tower Clock
On Crosswicks Street (New Jersey Route 528) near Farnsworth Avenue (New Jersey Route 662).
Man'f. Seth Thomas Clock Co. 1888 Dedicated to William F. Allen 1846 - 1915 Born in Bordentown and the designer of Standard Time 1883 William Feaster - CuratorMap (db m17464) HM
47New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — World Wars I and II Memorial
On Prince Street (County Road 662) at Walnut Street, on the left when traveling south on Prince Street.
Dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War I and World War II Ervin V. Hamilton • Leslie H. Cox • J. Wesley Harding • Walter Darby • Oscar Knudson • Edward J. Magee • Harold W. . . . Map (db m194814) WM
48New Jersey, Burlington County, Bordentown — Wright House
On Farnsworth Avenue (County Route 545) at Park Street (County Route 662), on the right when traveling south on Farnsworth Avenue.
Patience Lovell Wright, America's first sculptress lived here before moving to Great Britain 1772. Son Joseph noted painter.Map (db m33452) HM
49New Jersey, Burlington County, Browns Mills — A Million Dollar Resource — Pinelands National Reserve
On N White Bogs Road.
Wild cranberry plants prefer low fields, meadows, bogs, and stream banks. Native Americans used the berries for food, medicinal purposes and dyes. In fact, they gave cranberries to the first European settlers as a sign of peace. Two centuries later, . . . Map (db m64174) HM
50New Jersey, Burlington County, Browns Mills — Conservation and Environmental Studies Center, Inc.
On North Whites Bog Road at West Whites Bog Road, on the left when traveling north on North Whites Bog Road.
Conservation and Environmental Studies Center, Inc. has been designated a National Environmental Education Landmark This site possesses distinctive values in revealing significant natural and cultural processes through . . . Map (db m34211) HM
51New Jersey, Burlington County, Browns Mills — Dedicated To Those Who Served
On Trenton Road (County Route 545) at Circle Drive, on the left when traveling south on Trenton Road.
Dedicated to those who served in all the Armed Forces. In memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice [Names listed on second marker:] Charles Fullerton • Edwin Hoover • Aaron R. Lucas • Albert L. Collins • Henry Hoffman • . . . Map (db m34206) HM
52New Jersey, Burlington County, Browns Mills — Elizabeth Coleman White — Women's Heritage Trail
On West Whitesbog Road, 0.2 miles east of North Whitesbog Road, on the right when traveling east.
Elizabeth Coleman White was born in 1871, the eldest of four daughters, and is best known as a pioneer in the blueberry industry. She never married and spent most of her life in the New Jersey Pinelands at Whitesbog Village - her family's cranberry . . . Map (db m34274) HM
53New Jersey, Burlington County, Browns Mills — Exploring the Pinelands — Pinelands National Reserve
On West Whites Bog Road.
To experience the Pinelands National Reserve fully, you should spend a few days. It is a vast area that includes historic sites, natural areas, and recreational opportunities. Information is available at New Jersey state parks and forests and on the . . . Map (db m64178) HM
54New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — 218-220 High Street
On High Street just south of West Pearl Street, on the right when traveling south.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Thomas Daniel's Store 218 High Street Circa 1848 Caleb Raper Smith House 220 High . . . Map (db m160104) HM
55New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — At Play on the Delaware — The Historic City of Burlington — Burlington Island —
On York Street, 0.1 miles north of Pearl Boulevard, on the left when traveling north.
Since the 1600s, Burlingtonians have enjoyed a close relationship with the Delaware River and surrounding creeks, streams, and ponds. As much as for travel and shipping, the Delaware River presented locals and visitors ample opportunity for . . . Map (db m160098) HM
56New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Bethlehem African Methodist Episcopal Church — Organized 1830
On East Pearl Street just east of York Street, on the right when traveling west.
"Oldest Black church in Burlington"Map (db m160100) HM
57New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Birthplaces
On High Street, on the right when traveling north.
Birth Place Captain James Lawrence [ Second Marker: ] Birth Place James Fenimore CooperMap (db m35903) HM
58New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Bishop Francis Asbury — [Broad Street United Methodist Church]
On East Broad Street just west of Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling north.
Marking the 200th anniversary of his arrival in the U.S. His first sermon in N.J. was preached near this site on Nov. 6, 1771. He was the pioneer leader of the Methodist Church in America for 45 years and was known as the "Prophet of the Long Road."Map (db m160116) HM
59New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Burlington County’s Historical Downtown — City of Burlington—High and Broad Streets
On Riverbank Street.
As it developed into a center of commerce, law, dining, and entertainment, the City of Burlington’s bustling downtown attracted visitors from Southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and beyond. Easily accessible by river, rail, and road, the downtown . . . Map (db m79546) HM
60New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Center of Arts and Culture — The Historic City of Burlington
On High Street (SR 413).
Early industrial, municipal, and educational leaders of Burlington valued public education and broader exposure to the arts. These citizens began one of the oldest libraries in the nation, the Library Company of Burlington, which was charted in 1757 . . . Map (db m79542) HM
61New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Elias Boudinot
On West Broad Street.
Here lie the remains of the honorable Elias Boudinot, LLD Born on the 2nd of May 1740 He died on the 24th of Oct. 1821 His life was an exhibition of fervent piety of useful talent and of extensive benevolence. His death was the . . . Map (db m125025)
62New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Eliza Greene Doane — Women's Heritage Trail
On Riverbank/West Delaware Avenue at Ellis Street, on the left when traveling east on Riverbank/West Delaware Avenue.
St. Mary's Hall was established in 1837 by the second Episcopal Bishop of New Jersey--a renowned man of letters, a rector, teacher, poet, author, host, and patriot. The fundamental purpose of the school was for the training of Christian women, . . . Map (db m34047) HM
63New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Engine of Industrial Progress — The Historic City of Burlington-Industry
On Riverbank Street.
As soon as Europeans settled in the historical port City of Burlington, tanneries, breweries, and other small enterprises arose to serve local inhabitants and neighbors. This entrepreneurial spirit embraced the emerging Industrial Revolution, and by . . . Map (db m79548) HM
64New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Founding Lay Persons — [Broad Street United Methodist Church]
On East Broad Street just west of Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling east.
Captain Thomas Webb, British Army officer stationed in Burlington, with the help of Joseph Toy, founded the First Methodist Society here. December 14, 1770. Another was James Sterling, merchant, Revolutionary officer, Mayor of Burlington, who was . . . Map (db m160115) HM
65New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Founding of St. Mary’s Parish
On W Broad Street, on the right when traveling west.
To commemorate the founding of St. Mary’s Parish Mother Parish of New Jersey The first founded by the Society for the propagation of the Gospel All Saints’ Day 1702 and The laying of the cornerstone of St. Mary’s Church Feast of the Annunciation . . . Map (db m35904) HM
66New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Free Library
On West Union Street, 0.1 miles east of Wood Street, on the left when traveling east.
The Burlington Library Association, chartered by King George II in 1757, established an early public library here.Map (db m33863) HM
67New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Grant House
On Wood Street, 0.1 miles north of West Broad Street, on the right when traveling north.
Home of General Ulysses S. Grant's family during the last days of the Civil War. Visited by Grant on the day of Lincoln's death.Map (db m34048) HM
68New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
On High Street at West Pearl Street, on the left when traveling north on High Street.
Historical Note This fire company originated in 1849, when it was known as Hope Hose Company. It was not until 1872 when by an act of Legislature, the original name was changed to its present Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1 This . . . Map (db m35876) HM
69New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Hoskins House — 1796 - 1797
On High Street south of West Pearl Street, on the right when traveling south.
Built by master bricklayer John Hoskins, Jr., the Federal-Style House is constructed of Flemish Bond brick. The facade focal point is the broken pediment entry with paneled pilasters, and round arched fanlight. Restored in 1983, it typifies 18th . . . Map (db m160102) HM
70New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Hub of Transportation and Commerce — The Historic City of Burlington-Transportation
On Riverbank Street.
At first the Delaware River carried people and goods to and from the City of Burlington. Farm goods and raw materials were transported by horse-drawn wagons on coarse roads to the busy markets and wharves at the foot of High Street. Finished . . . Map (db m79545) HM
71New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington
On High Street, on the left when traveling north.
Three famous men once used this building that stood at this site: Samuel Jenings Office of First Provincial Governor of West Jersey 1681 to 1684 Benjamin Franklin Printed the first Colonial paper currency of New Jersey 1728 Isaac . . . Map (db m35874) HM
72New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Korean War Memorial
On High Street just south of Belmont Street, on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the glory of Almighty God and to the memory of those from this community who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Korean War George Chase • Clyde Blisard • George Wolfe • William Valentine • Roosevelt JonesMap (db m160110) WM
73New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Memorial Hall
On High Street just south of Belmont Street, on the right when traveling south.
Erected by the grateful Citizens of Burlington in honor of her gallant sons who served in the World War 1917 - 1918Map (db m160114) WM
74New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — New St. Mary’s
On W Broad Street, on the right when traveling west.
Church, designed by noted architect Richard Upjohn, is one of the earliest cruciform structures in America. Completed, 1854.Map (db m35891) HM
75New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — New St. Mary's Church
On Broad Street, on the right when traveling south.
In 1846, Bishop George Washington Doane, rector of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, presented the Vestry with a plan for a new church, designed by architect Richard Upjohn and estimated to cost $20,000. The cornerstone for the new church was laid in . . . Map (db m172527) HM
76New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Ockanickon
On High Street.
Near this spot lies the body of the Indian Chief Ockanickon. Friend of the White Man whose last words were: "Be plain and fair to all, both Indian and Christian as I have been. 1681Map (db m79538) HM
77New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Office of the Council of Proprietors and the Surveyor General — Western Division of New Jersey
On West Broad Street, 0.1 miles west of High Street, on the right when traveling west.
Founded at London in 1675 by William Penn and Quaker trustees, the proprietors of West Jersey sold shares in land that resulted in rapid development of Burlington starting in 1677. The council was formed in 1688 to manage the growing demand . . . Map (db m33896) HM
78New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Old St. Mary’s
On W Broad Street at Wood Street, on the right when traveling west on W Broad Street. Reported permanently removed.
Built in 1703, this was the first Episcopal Church in New Jersey. Services were transferred to new St. Mary’s in 1854.Map (db m35890) HM
79New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Old St. Mary's Church
On Broad Street near Wood Street, on the right when traveling south.
The development of the St. Mary's property began in 1695 with the purchase of land for a burying ground on the west side of Wood Street. In 1702, another lot, located between the original lot and Broad Street, was purchased, providing land for the . . . Map (db m172623) HM
80New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — St. Mary's Churchyard
On W Broad Street west of Wood Street, on the right when traveling west.
In July 1695, a group of local residents, including John Tatham, Edward Hunloke, and Nathaniel Westland, purchased a lot on this site on the west side of Wood Street "for the Conveniency of a burying place for themselves and also for all other . . . Map (db m172333) HM
81New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — St. Mary's Hall — Women's Heritage Trail
On Riverbank, on the left when traveling east.
St. Mary's Hall was established in 1837 by the second Episcopal Bishop of New Jersey - a renowned man of letters, a rector, teacher, poet, author, host, and patriot. The fundamental purpose of the school was for the training of Christian women, . . . Map (db m95996) HM
82New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — The Cottage 1872
On Wood Street at Riverbank, on the right when traveling north on Wood Street.
25-yr. restoration 1983-2008 Home of Civil War "Boy General", Edward Burd Grubb The Cottage 1872 General Edward Burd Grubb November 13, 1841 - July 7, 1913 • Born, Burlington, NJ; Graduated Burlington College 1860 • Enlisted May . . . Map (db m35900) HM
83New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — The Founding of Burlington
On Riverbank/West Delaware Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Talbot Street, on the right when traveling east.
West New Jersey Proprietors To commemorate The Founding of Burlington in 1677 and the Mooring of the ship 'Shield' near this spot in 1678 This tablet is erected by the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey on the two . . . Map (db m33870) HM
84New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — The Isaac Collins House
On E Broad Street at York Street, on the right when traveling west on E Broad Street.
C. 1774 ~ National Register of Historic Places Renovated 2007   ~   Architect ~ Eric Ciceron, Palm Springs, Ca. -------------------- Isaac Collins Royal Printer to King George III. Publisher – The New Jersey Gazette. First Newspaper of New . . . Map (db m35902) HM
85New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Veterans Drive
On Veterans Drive at Commerce Square Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on Veterans Drive.
In memory of all veterans who served our country City of BurlingtonMap (db m36153) HM
86New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Veterans Memorial — Scully-Bozarth Post 1817 — Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. —
On Riverbank, 0.1 miles east of Talbot Street, on the right when traveling east.
In memory of those comrades who served our country with honor and distinction.Map (db m160097) WM
87New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — Vietnam War Memorial
On High Street just south of Belmont Street, on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the glory of Almighty God and to the memory of those from this community who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Vietnam War William W. Nickerson • James H. Kennard • Harold Henasey • Frank Ogburn, Jr. • Thomas A. Lowden • . . . Map (db m160109) WM
88New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — World War I Memorial
On High Street just south of Belmont Street, on the right when traveling south.
Erected by the Citizens of Burlington in memory of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War 1917 - 1918 Benjamin Bozarth • Alexander P. Campbell • Franklin B. Clinton • Clarence J. Devlin • Eldridge K. Gaskill • . . . Map (db m160113) WM
89New Jersey, Burlington County, Burlington — World War II Memorial
On High Street just south of Belmont Street, on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the Glory of Almighty God and to the memory of those from this community who made the Supreme Sacrifice in World War II [Left plaque names:] Carlton P. Hogan, M.D. • Robert J. Tillinghast • William S. Conroy, Jr. • . . . Map (db m160108) HM
90New Jersey, Burlington County, Chatsworth — Central Railroad of New Jersey — The Blue Comet —
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 532) at Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
The first run of the famous Blue Comet passenger train from the New York City area to Atlantic City was in 1929. The train was painted Packard blue and cream to represent the sky, ocean and sand of our coast. It represented luxury at its finest with . . . Map (db m175906) HM
91New Jersey, Burlington County, Chatsworth — Chatsworth Honor Roll — In Memory of Those — Who Served in the Armed Forces —
On Main Street (County Road 563) at 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Chatsworth Honor Roll In memory of those who served in the Armed Forces World War I Anderson, Andrew • Anderson, Willis • Carr, Ballington B. • Griffee, Joseph • Leduc, Albert • Messler, Ernest • Messler, Jesse • Prickett, Albert . . . Map (db m36823) WM
92New Jersey, Burlington County, Chatsworth — The White Horse Inn
On Main Street (New Jersey Route 532) at Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
The White Horse Inn is the oldest landmark remaining in our town and is architecturally dated to 1860. Originally named the Shamong Hotel in 1876. Our town was later renamed Chatsworth when Prince Mario Ruspoli formed a land syndicate with Jonathan . . . Map (db m176215) HM
93New Jersey, Burlington County, Cinnaminson — 9-11-2001 We Will Never Forget
On Riverton Road, 0.1 miles north of Manor Road, on the left when traveling north.
American Airlines Flight 77 9-11-01 Arlington, Virginia
8:20am - American Airlines Flight 77 departed from Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA 9:12am - Crew member reported that terrorists took control of Flight 77 . . . Map (db m194838) WM
94New Jersey, Burlington County, Cinnaminson — Veterans Memorial
On Riverton Road at Manor Road, on the left when traveling north on Riverton Road.
Dedicated to the men and women of Cinnaminson Township who devotedly served their country in time of warMap (db m194834) WM
95New Jersey, Burlington County, Columbus — On a Tree South of this Spot
On Columbus Road (County Route 543) 0.3 miles east of Petticoat Bridge Road, on the right when traveling east.
On a tree south of this spot British Corporal John Fisher, 28th. Regiment who had deserted the British to join the Rebels was caught, tried and convicted. He was hung at 10 AM June 22, 1778Map (db m34200) HM
96New Jersey, Burlington County, Columbus — The Keeler Oak
On Petticoat Bridge Road at Columbus Road (County Route 656), on the left when traveling north on Petticoat Bridge Road.
The Keeler Oak is a White Oak (Genus: Quercus, Species: alba) 88' tall with a drip line of 120'. This 300 year old tree was witness to the Colonial troops and Hessian soldiers as they marched through Black Horse down to Petticoat . . . Map (db m33353) HM
97New Jersey, Burlington County, Columbus — The Keeler Oak Tree
On Columbus Road at Petticoat Bridge Road on Columbus Road.
The Keeler Oak Tree is a white oak (Genus Quercus Species Alba. 88' tall and a drip line of 120'. This 300 year old tree was witness to the Colonial troops and Hessian soldiers as they marched through Black horse to Petticoat bridge where a famous . . . Map (db m76401) HM
98New Jersey, Burlington County, Crosswicks — Crosswicks
On Main Street.
On June 23, 1778, General Dickinson’s Jersey Troops destroyed bridge, fighting a skirmish to delay the British march to New York.Map (db m93719) WM
99New Jersey, Burlington County, Crosswicks — Crosswicks Quaker Meeting — Religious Society of Friends
Near Front Street at Church Street.
Quakers settled Crosswicks in 1677 and purchased this land toward the end of that century. Friends have worshiped on this site continuously since that time. The smaller building was erected in the mid 1780's for use as a Quaker school and is now . . . Map (db m36084) HM
100New Jersey, Burlington County, Crosswicks — Friends Meeting
On Church Street at Front Street on Church Street.
Built, 1773, replacing 1706 house. North wall holds cannon ball which struck in 1778 skirmish between British and AmericansMap (db m36082) HM

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