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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Camden County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Camden 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 Camden County, NJ (115) Atlantic County, NJ (276) Burlington County, NJ (325) Gloucester County, NJ (55) Philadelphia County, PA (1465)  CamdenCounty(115) Camden County (115)  AtlanticCounty(276) Atlantic County (276)  BurlingtonCounty(325) Burlington County (325)  GloucesterCounty(55) Gloucester County (55)  PhiladelphiaCountyPennsylvania(1465) Philadelphia County (1465)
Camden is the county seat for Camden County
Adjacent to Camden County, New Jersey
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1New Jersey, Camden County, Audubon — A Tribute to Audubon's Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
On Edgewood Ave.
Panel 1 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. Panel 2 Edward C. Benfold In . . . Map (db m64169) WM
2New Jersey, Camden County, Barrington — Barrington Airport
On East Gloucester Pike, 0.2 miles west of East Atlantic Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
Former Site of Barrington Airport 1945 - 1951 In Memory of Conrad Merrill, Founder Eagle Scout Project by Greg McHugh Troop 96 2005Map (db m146714) HM
3New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin
On White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) at Thackara Avenue, on the right when traveling west on White Horse Pike.
First settlers came in 1714. Village once called “Long-A-Coming”, being along the Lonaconing Indian Trail from the river to the sea.Map (db m128898) HM
4New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin Hotelc. 1826
On South White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) just south of Harker Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
5New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin Post Office 1894
On White Horse Pike (Route 30), on the right when traveling north.
First authentic Post Office building. Built in 1894 by Joseph B. Townsend. Originally situated adjacent to Berlin Bakery.Map (db m177414) HM
6New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin Railroad Station
On Washington Avenue just north of McClellan Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
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
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7New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Historic Berlin CemeteryFounded 1766
On Clementon Road (County Road 534) just west of Franklin, on the right when traveling west.
In remembrance of all buried here including: 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
8New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Joel Bodine HouseHistorical Site
On South White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) at West Taunton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South White Horse Pike.
Built c. 1970 and used as a tavern for many years. Elections for Council and Assembly were held here between 1800 and 1807.Map (db m146763) HM
9New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Korean War Memorial
On West White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) at East Taunton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on West White Horse Pike.
Borough of Berlin Honors Korean War Veterans 1950 - 1953Map (db m146768) WM
10New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Lieut. Warren Stafford, Jr.
On West White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) 0.1 miles east of Hayes Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
In memory of Lieut. Warren Stafford, Jr. Bombardier 303rd Bomb Group (H) 358th Squadron U.S.A.F. Missing in Action February 3rd, 1944 Over Wilhelmshaven East Frisian Islands Germany
"Nor shall your glory . . . Map (db m146760) WM
11New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Olde Town Hall1853
On South White Horse Pike just south of East Broad Street.
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
12New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Roll of HonorWorld War I Memorial
On South White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) at East Taunton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South White Horse Pike.
This tablet is dedicated in honor of the residents of Berlin Township who answered the call of their country in the World War 1917-1918 Map (db m146766) WM
13New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Stout Housec. 1856
On Washington Avenue, 0.1 miles Jackson Road, on the right when traveling north.
First house built on Avenue. Renovated 1933. House of Daniel M. Stout, M.D. from 1856 to 1908. Family members long-time leaders in Methodist Church of Long-A-Coming and Berlin.Map (db m146772) HM
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14New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Vietnam War Memorial
On West White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) at East Taunton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on West White Horse Pike.
Borough of Berlin Honors 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
15New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — World War II Memorial
On South White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) at East Taunton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South White Horse Pike.
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
16New Jersey, Camden County, Blackwood — St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church
On Old Black Horse Pike.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m79411) HM
17New Jersey, Camden County, Blackwood — The Chew Powell HouseHistorical Site
On Good Intent Road.
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
18New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — American Merchant Marine Memorial
On 1 Riverside Drive.
. . . Map (db m7430) HM
19New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Bascom S. Waugh, MD1909 - 1992
On Haddon Avenue at South 9th Street, on the left when traveling south on Haddon Avenue.
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
20New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Battleship New Jersey
On Clinton Street near S. Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
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21New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Benjamin Franklin Bridge
On Water Street at Pearl Street, on the right when traveling south on Water Street.
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
22New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Benjamin Franklin Bridge
On North 5th Street at Pearl Street, on the right when traveling north on North 5th Street.
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
23New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Camden Civil War Memorial
On Haddon Avenue at Cooper Plaza, on the right when traveling east on Haddon Avenue.
Our Heroic DeadMap (db m146675) WM
24New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Campbell Soup Company
Near Water Street just south of Penn Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
25New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Cooper Street: the Gateway of Southern New Jersey
On Cooper Street at North 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Cooper Street.
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
26New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Cooper's Ferry
On Copper Avenue at North Front Street on Copper Avenue. Reported missing.
Licensed in 1688, it carried New Jersey products to Philadelphia. Terminus for stage lines in 1751, for railroads in 1834 and 1854Map (db m88381) HM
27New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Daniel Cooper Ferry Hotel
On North Front Street just north of Cooper Street, on the left when traveling north.
To mark the site Of The Daniel Cooper Ferry Hotel Erected 1764 It was used as a British out post 1777-1778 Here was located the first office of the "Cooper's Ferry Post Office"Map (db m146664) HM
28New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here
On North Front Street at Cooper Street, on the right when traveling north on North Front Street.
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
29New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here
On Federal Street (County Road 537) at Jersey Joe Walcott Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on Federal Street.
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
30New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Eyewitness to History
Near Clinton Street near S. Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
31New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile
Near Clinton Street near S. Delaware Avenue, on the right.
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
32New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — In Memoriam
On North 5th Street, 0.1 miles south of Market Street (County Road 537), on the left when traveling south.
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
33New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — L-3 Communications
On Federal Street (County Road 537) at South Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Federal Street.
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
34New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Lewis L. Coriell, MD, PhD1911 - 2001
On Haddon Avenue at South 9th Street, on the left when traveling south on Haddon Avenue.
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
35New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — M2 Browning
Near Clinton Street at S. Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
M2 Browning 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
36New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — 1 — PRR Federal Street Ferry Terminal
On Jersey Joe Walcott Boulevard, 0.1 miles south of Market Street (County Road 537), on the right when traveling south.
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
37New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Side View Turret #1
Near Clinton Street near S. Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
38New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — South Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
On Vesper Boulevard, 0.1 miles south of Kaighn Avenue, in the median.
All gave some Some gave all South Jersey =DMZ= Map (db m146686) WM
39New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — The Campbell KidsBeloved Icons of Campbell Soup Company
On N. Delaware Avenue at Penn Street on N. Delaware Avenue.
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
40New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — 2 — The Cooper Family
On Cooper Street.
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
41New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — The Edward Sharp HouseErected 1812
On Cooper Street at North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Cooper Street.
Here was planned the first bridge between Camden and Philadelphia for which a charter was granted in 1819Map (db m208369) HM
42New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — The New Jersey Safe Deposit and Trust Company Building
On Market Street (County Road 537) at North 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Market Street.
The New Jersey Safe Deposit and Trust Company Building was placed on the National Register 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
43New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — The VictorThe "Nipper Building"
On 1 Market Street.
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
44New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Ulysses S. Wiggins ParkOctober 12, 1992
On Riverside Drive at Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive.
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 historyMap (db m146670) HM
45New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — USS New Jersey Aircraft
Near Clinton Street near S. Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
46New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — USS New Jersey Marine Detachments
On 1 Riverside Drive.
Dedicated to the memory of the Marines of the Marine Detachments that served aboard the USS New Jersey from 1942–1991 Sember FidelisMap (db m7432) WM
47New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — USS New Jersey Propeller
On Riverside Drive at Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, in the median on Riverside Drive.
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
48New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Walt Whitman(1819 - 1892)
On Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard at Riverside Drive, in the median on Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.
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
49New Jersey, Camden County, Camden — Walt WhitmanMay 31, 1819-March 26, 1892
Near Haddon Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Vesper Boulevard, on the right when traveling west.
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
50New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Barclay Farmstead
On Barclay Lane east of Southview Drive, on the right when traveling south.
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
51New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Bataan Death March MemorialCourage • Valor • Comaraderie
On Park Boulevard at Donahue Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Park Boulevard.
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
52New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Cherry Hill Monument
On Kaigns Avenue (NJ 38).
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
53New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Colestown Cemetery
On Kings Highway at Church Road on Kings Highway.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m79600) HM
54New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Free Wheel
On Bartons Mill Road.
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
55New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Freedom Summer Memorial
On North Park Drive at Donahue Avenue, on the right when traveling east on North Park Drive.
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
56New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Holocaust Memorial
On Park Boulevard at Donahue Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Park Boulevard.
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
57New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Jose P. Rizal1861 - 1989
On Park Boulevard at Donahue Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Park Boulevard.
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
58New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Old Salem Road
On Brace Road (County Route 154), on the left when traveling south.
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
59New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Polish American Congress
On North Park Drive at West Hoffman Avenue, on the right when traveling east on North Park Drive.
South Jersey Division Honors the men and women Veterans of W.W.II from St. Joseph's Church, South Camden 1945 - 1995 50th Anniversary In memory of our fallen heroesMap (db m146698) WM
60New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — POW ★ MIA
On Park Boulevard at West Hoffman Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Park Boulevard.
POW ★ MIA You are not forgotten World War I World War II Korea Vietnam Persian Gulf Map (db m146697) WM
61New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Raoul Wallenberg
On Park Boulevard at Donahue Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Park Boulevard.
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
62New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Ronald M. Mayercik Memorial
On Park Drive just east of Donahue Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
In recognition of Ronald M. Mayercik and all POW/MIA You are not forgotten POW/MIA Awareness Cmte. Gloucester/Camden Counties Sept. 22, 1991 Map (db m146696) WM
63New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — Samuel Colesc. 1635-1693
On Kings Highway at Church Road on Kings Highway.
. . . Map (db m79599) HM
64New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — The Kay-Evans House at Croft Farm
On Bartons Mill Road.
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
65New Jersey, Camden County, Cherry Hill — The Outbuildings at Croft Farm
On Bartons Mill Road.
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
66New Jersey, Camden County, Collingswood — General Thaddeus Kosciuszko
On N. Park Dr., 0.2 miles U.S. 30/130, on the right when traveling east.
General Thaddeus Kosciuszko Revolutionary War Hero Dedicated By Polish American Congress South Jersey Division October 14, 1984Map (db m47669) HM
67New Jersey, Camden County, Glendora — Ashbrook's Burial Ground
On Station Avenue at Melvin Avenue on Station Avenue.
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
68New Jersey, Camden County, Glendora — Gabreil Daveis Tavern
On 3rd Avenue.
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
69New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Albertson Memorial Drinking Fountain
On White Horse Pike (U.S. 30) at Kings Highway, on the right when traveling north on White Horse Pike.
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
70New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Crystal LakeHaddon Heights-1907 Atlas
On South Park Avenue.
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
71New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Garnets Armed Forces Memorial
On West High Street just east of 8th Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
72New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Glover Fulling Mill & Kings Run17th & 18th Century Transportation and Manufacturing in Haddon Heights
On South Park Avenue.
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
73New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Haddon Heights and the Railroad
On Station Avenue at West Atlantic Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Station Avenue.
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
74New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Haddon Heights and the White Horse Pike
On Station Avenue at White Horse Pike (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling north on Station Avenue.
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
75New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Haddon Heights Veterans Memorial
On Station Avenue at North Park Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Station Avenue.
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 honor of those who served their country in Korea . . . Map (db m146712) WM
76New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — Historic Haddon Heights
On Station Avenue just west of West Atlantic Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
[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
77New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — In Memory Of Norman F. HoffScholar, All State Athlete, Veteran, Husband, Father, HHHS Teacher, Coach and Athletic Director
On West High Street at 8th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on West High Street.
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
78New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Heights — The Haddon Heights "Log Cabin"Cabin for Scouts Dedicated by Club — Boys and Girls Attended Ceremony in Haddon Heights Municipal Park, by Dan DeBuys —
On Lippincott Lane at 7th Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Lippincott Lane.
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
79New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Township — Champion School
On W Collings Avenue at Lynne Avenue, on the right when traveling west on W Collings Avenue.
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
80New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Township — Old Newton Friends Burial Ground
On Lynne Avenue at Elm Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Lynne Avenue.
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
81New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Township — Saddler’s Woods
On MacArthur Blvd..
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
82New Jersey, Camden County, Haddon Township — Saddlertown
On Rhoads Avenue at MacArthur Blvd., on the left when traveling north on Rhoads Avenue.
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
83New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Alfred Eastlack DriscollLawyer, Administrator, Statesman
On Kings Highway E.
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
84New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Guard House
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41), on the left when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m29233) HM
85New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Hadrosaurus Foulkii
On Maple Avenue.
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
86New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Hadrosaurus foulkii
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41) at Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Kings Highway.
John Giannotti, Sculptor Dedicated October 18, 2003 Commemorates the Historic Discovery by William Parker Foulke Haddonfield, N.J. 1858Map (db m29240) HM
87New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Hessian Army during the Revolutionary War
On Kings Highway E.
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
88New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Historic Haddonfield
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41) at Kings Lane, on the right when traveling south on Kings Highway.
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
89New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — In Memory of Elizabeth Haddon
On Haddon Avenue at Mechanic Street, on the right when traveling west on Haddon Avenue.
In Memory of Elizabeth Haddon. Daughter of John Haddon of London. Wife of John Estaugh. She was 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
90New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Indian King Tavern1750 - 1990
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41), on the right when traveling south.
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
91New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Indian King Tavern State Historic Site (NR)Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41), on the right when traveling south.
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
92New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Jonas Cattell1758     1849
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41) at Mechanic Street, on the right when traveling south on Kings Highway.
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
93New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — King’s Road / Chew’s Landing Road
On Kings Highway at Chew’s Landing Road, on the left when traveling south on Kings Highway.
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
94New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — New Jersey Building
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41), on the right when traveling south.
New Jersey Building at Centennial Exposition of 1876 was re-erected and stood on this site from 1877 until about 1900Map (db m29420) HM
95New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Old Grove School1809     1959
On Grove Street at Lake Street, on the left when traveling west on Grove Street.
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
96New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Reeves-Glover HouseNo. 232 Kings Highway East — Circa 1813 —
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41), on the left when traveling south.
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
97New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — The Hadrosaurus foulkii Sculpture
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41) at Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Kings Highway.
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
98New Jersey, Camden County, Haddonfield — Ye Kings Highway
On Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41) at Haddon Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Kings Highway. Reported permanently removed.
This street was laid and surveyed in 1681 by order of the representative of the King of England and called Ye Kings HighwayMap (db m114426) HM
99New Jersey, Camden County, Laurel Springs — Whitman-Stafford House1785
On Maple Avenue.
Whitman's summer home 1876-1881 "A pleasant house, part of it quite old with maples and lilac bushes growing in the yard." Location 315 Maple Ave.Map (db m88398) HM
100New Jersey, Camden County, Lawnside — Jarena LeeWomen’s Heritage Trail
On Warwick Road at Mouldy Road on Warwick Road.
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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