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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 (178) Atlantic County, NJ (276) Burlington County, NJ (330) Gloucester County, NJ (55) Philadelphia County, PA (1542)  CamdenCounty(178) Camden County (178)  AtlanticCounty(276) Atlantic County (276)  BurlingtonCounty(330) Burlington County (330)  GloucesterCounty(55) Gloucester County (55)  PhiladelphiaCountyPennsylvania(1542) Philadelphia County (1542)
Camden is the county seat for Camden County
Adjacent to Camden County, New Jersey
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      Gloucester County (55)  
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1 New Jersey, Camden County, Audubon — A Tribute to Audubon's Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
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
2 New Jersey, Camden County, Barrington — Barrington Airport
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
3 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin
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
4 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin Hotel — c. 1826
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
5 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin Post Office 1894
First authentic Post Office building. Built in 1894 by Joseph B. Townsend. Originally situated adjacent to Berlin Bakery.Map (db m177414) HM
6 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Berlin Railroad Station
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 Joseph L. Thackara. The station was used for both passengers and freight. In the 1960's, the rail . . . Map (db m223657) HM
7 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Historic Berlin Cemetery — Founded 1766
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
8 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Joel Bodine House — Historical Site
Built c. 1790 and used as a tavern for many years. Elections for Council and Assembly were held here between 1800 and 1807.Map (db m223665) HM
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9 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Korean War Memorial
Borough of Berlin Honors Korean War Veterans 1950 - 1953Map (db m146768) WM
10 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Lieut. Warren Stafford, Jr.
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
11 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Olde Town Hall — 1853
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
12 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Roll of Honor — World War I Memorial
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
13 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Stout House — c. 1856
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
14 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — Vietnam War Memorial
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
15 New Jersey, Camden County, Berlin — World War II Memorial
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
16 New Jersey, Camden County, Blackwood — St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m79411) HM
17 New Jersey, Camden County, Blackwood — The Chew Powell House — Historical Site
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
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18 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 04 Level Navigation Bridge — Battleship New Jersey
The Navigation Bridge is where the crew of New Jersey "conned," or steered, the ship. This operation required the coordination of the ship's helmsmen, Officer of the deck, and navigational crew. Located on the Navigation Bridge was the . . . Map (db m221030) HM
19 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 5" Secondary Gun System — Battleship New Jersey
New Jersey's secondary armament originally consisted of twenty 5-inch/38-caliber guns in ten twin enclosed gun mounts. Two mounts were located on each side of the ship at the 01 Level and three were mounted on each side at the 02 Level. These . . . Map (db m221038) HM
20 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Admirals and the Flag Cabin — Battleship New Jersey
Over the course of her four commissions, New Jersey was the flagship for some of the most famous Admirals in U.S. Navy history. From World War II to Vietnam, this area was part of the Flag Cabin where these naval legends worked and lived . . . Map (db m221006) HM
21 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Admiral's Flag Bridge — Battleship New Jersey
The Flag Bridge was reserved for use by admirals. Here, an admiral could command any fleet or fleets arrayed around New Jersey. While the admiral was in overall command of the fleet, New Jersey's captain was directly responsible for the . . . Map (db m221019) HM
22 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Admiral's Flag Bridge — Battleship New Jersey
The Flag Bridge was reserved for use by admirals. Here, an admiral could command any fleet or fleets arrayed around New Jersey. While the admiral was in overall command of the fleet, New Jersey's captain was directly responsible for the . . . Map (db m221021) HM
23 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Aiming the Big Guns — Battleship New Jersey
When the USS New Jersey (BB-62) was designed in the late 1930's, aiming a warship's guns was still being carried out the same way it had been for centuries: by visual spotting. An observer would "spot the fall of shot," or observe . . . Map (db m221032) HM
24 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Aiming the Secondary Guns — Battleship New Jersey — Reported damaged
[The marker has been damaged and the entirety of the inscription is now missing beyond the title.]Map (db m221033) HM
25 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 10 — Albert Einstein — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein Born: March 14, 1879 Died: April 18, 1955 Lived in: Princeton, New Jersey Inducted to New Jersey Hall of Fame: . . . Map (db m220942) HM
26 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 13 — Alice Paul — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row." - Alice Paul Born: January 11, 1885 Died: July 9, 1977 Lived in: Mount Laurel, New Jersey Inducted . . . Map (db m220959) HM
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27 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — American Merchant Marine Memorial
Dedicated to the Veterans of the U.S. Merchant Marine and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard of World War II
"Their graves are marked only by the waves of the ocean. We miss them, we respect them and we shall never forget . . . Map (db m7430) WM
28 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Armed Forces Memorial
United States National Flag, adopted June 14, 1777 • United States Army, founded June 14, 1775 • United States Navy, founded October 13, 1775 • United States Marine Corps, founded September 10, 1775 • United States Air Force, founded July . . . Map (db m220986) WM
29 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 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 Lebanese Civil War. She was . . . Map (db m133527) HM WM
30 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 3 — Buzz Aldrin — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Your mind is like a parachute: If it isn't open, it doesn't work." - Buzz Aldrin Born: January 20, 1930 Hometown: Montclair, New Jersey Branch of Service: Air Force Inducted to New Jersey Hall . . . Map (db m220934) HM
31 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 8 — Clara Barton — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better…I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past." - Clara Barton Born: . . . Map (db m220955) HM
32 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Close-In Weapons System — Battleship New Jersey
During World War II, the USS New Jersey was armed with over eighty medium and fifty 20mm anti-aircraft guns against an air attack. By 1982, these guns were replaced with four Phalanx Close-In Weapons System (CIWS). CIWS, pronounced . . . Map (db m221036) HM
33 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 21 — Colonel Jack Jacobs — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"My award may be for a specific act, but it actually represents the sacrifice of other men who aren't here to accept it." - Colonel Jack Jacobs Born: August 2, 1945 Hometown: Woodbridge, New Jersey Branch . . . Map (db m220983) HM
34 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 17 — David "The General" Sarnoff — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring it to a sense of the glory of striving." - David "The General" Sarnoff Born: February 27, 1891 Died: . . . Map (db m220976) HM
35 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 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 of New Jersey, . . . Map (db m133525) HM WM
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36 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 16 — FADM William Frederick Halsey Jr. — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"There are no great men, there are only great challenges, which ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet." - FADM William Frederick Halsey Jr. Born: October 30, 1882 Died: August 16, . . . Map (db m220974) HM
37 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Fleet Admiral William Halsey — Battleship New Jersey
Fleet Admiral William Halsey is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of the U.S. Navy. In 1944, onboard New Jersey from the area you are standing, Halsey commanded the world's largest naval combat fleet ever . . . Map (db m221029) HM
38 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 2 — General Martin E. Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"In our complex, information-saturated world we need clearer, fiercer leadership, leadership that is quiet and thoughtful, resolute but restrained, consistent and inclusive, decisive but adaptive." - General Martin E. . . . Map (db m220933) HM
39 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 20 — General Norman Schwarzkopf — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it." - General Norman Schwarzkopf Born: August 22, 1934 Died: December 27, 2012 Birthplace: Trenton, New . . . Map (db m220981) HM
40 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile — Battleship New Jersey
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 thrust. Armed with a . . . Map (db m133789) HM
41 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Jersey Joe Walcott
World Heavyweight Champion Jersey Joe Walcott 1951
"Listen my friend, let me tell you one thing… one day my son will be a champion of the world" Joseph Alexander Cream Father of Jersey . . . Map (db m221041) HM
42 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 1 — Jersey Joe Walcott — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Both in his athletic career and as a public servant, he spent his life breaking barriers and redefining success." - Louis Cappelli, Jr.
- Jersey Joe Walcott
Born: January 31, 1914 . . . Map (db m220932) HM
43 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 9 — Kool & the Gang — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Take it to the top. The world's out there waiting, and it's yours for the taking." - Kool & the Gang Founded: 1964 Lived in: Jersey City, New Jersey Inducted to New Jersey Hall of Fame: . . . Map (db m220954) HM
44 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 4 — Laurie Hernandez — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"I want to make sure I always show off my smile and have a positive attitude the whole time, whether it's during a performance, practice, or doing an interview." - Laurie Hernandez Born: June 9, 2000 . . . Map (db m220935) HM
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45 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 22 — Lt. Brian Brennan — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"I accept this award for all the good, hard-working Americans who do not receive honors. I did only what any patriotic American would do." - Lt. Brian Brennan Born: September 30, 1984 Birthplace: Howell, New . . . Map (db m220984) HM
46 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 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 additional . . . Map (db m133782) HM WM
47 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 7 — Mark & Scott Kelly — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Bravery, to me, is taking risks to pursue something you believe to be important." - Mark & Scott Kelly Born: February 21, 1964 Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey Branch of Service: U.S. Navy Inducted to . . . Map (db m220939) HM
48 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Mark 36 Super Rapid Bloom Offboard Chaff (SRBOC) — Battleship New Jersey
The USS New Jersey was outfitted with the Mark 36 Super Rapid Bloom Offboard Chaff, or SRBOC (pronounced super arboc), during her modernization in the 1980s, as were all the Iowa-class battleships. Working in conjunction with the . . . Map (db m221037) HM
49 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 12 — Paul Robeson — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this." - Paul Robeston Born: April 9, 1898 Died: January 23, 1976 Birthplace: Princeton, . . . Map (db m220956) HM
50 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 18 — Robert Wood "General" Johnson II — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"We are building not only frameworks of stone and steel from frameworks of ideas and ideals." - Robert Wood "General" Johnson II Born: April 4, 1893 Died: January 30, 1968 Birthplace: New Brunswick, . . . Map (db m220977) HM
51 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 11 — Seward Johnson — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"It's easy sometimes to forget the simple things that give us pleasure. If we open our eyes, life is marvelous." - Seward Johnson Born: April 16, 1930 Died: March 10, 2020 Hometown: New Brunswick, . . . Map (db m220943) HM
52 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 19 — Sgt. John Basilone — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Never fear your enemy, but always respect them." - Sgt. John Basilone Born: November 4, 1916 Died: February 19, 1945 Hometown: Raritan, New Jersey Branch of Service: United States Marine Corps, . . . Map (db m220979) HM
53 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Ship's Boats — Battleship New Jersey
The USS New Jersey (BB-62) carried small boats to transfer officers and crewmembers to and from ships or points onshore. When visiting less-developed or shallow ports of call where USS New Jersey (BB-62) could not moor to a pier, . . . Map (db m221005) HM
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54 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Side View Turret #1
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
55 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Teakwood Deck Restoration — Battleship New Jersey
Wooden decks were used on battleships as part of a long navy tradition. Steel decks of the USS New Jersey were overlaid with Teakwood planks. The New Jersey had her original Teakwood deck laid in 1943 for WWII. There have been repairs to the deck . . . Map (db m220987) HM
56 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — The Merchant Marine, Liberty Ships and Tankers in World War II
During the early years of World War II, enemy attacks seriously crippled our Merchant Fleet, preventing them from carrying troops and vital military supplies, equipment, and fuel to the battlefront. President Franklin Roosevelt organized an . . . Map (db m220930) HM
57 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — The World's Greatest Battleship!
The connection between the USS New Jersey (BB-62) and the State of New Jersey goes far beyond just sharing a name. The longest battleship in the world, and the most decorated in our nation's history, was launched a few miles from this spot . . . Map (db m220931) HM
58 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 15 — Thomas Edison — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas Edison Born: February 11, 1847 Died: October 18, 1931 Lived and worked in: . . . Map (db m220972) HM
59 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — U.S. Merchant Marine and U.S. Navy Armed Guard
The U.S. Merchant Marine was a fleet of Government owned vessels operated by private shipping companies. The Merchant Marine was responsible for transporting fully 85% of the troops, ammunition and supplies used to support the Allied War Effort . . . Map (db m220919) HM
60 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Ulysses S. Wiggins Park — October 12, 1992
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
61 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 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 assist in directing . . . Map (db m133790) HM WM
62 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — USS New Jersey Marine Detachments
Dedicated to the memory of the Marines of the Marine Detachments that served aboard the USS New Jersey from 1942–1991 Semper FidelisMap (db m7432) WM
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63 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — USS New Jersey Marine Memorial
To honor all Marines who have served aboard this gallant shipMap (db m221040) WM
64 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — USS New Jersey Memorial
World War II, Marshall Islands Operation, Jan. - March 1944 • World War II, Asiatic Pacific Raids, Feb. - May 1944 • World War II, Hollandia Operation, April - May 1944 • World War II, Marianas operation, June - August 1944 • World War . . . Map (db m220985) WM
65 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — USS New Jersey Propeller
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 . . . Map (db m146668) HM WM
66 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 14 — Wally Schirra — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"I left Earth three times and found no other place to go. Please take care of Spaceship Earth." -Wally Schirra Born: March 12, 1923 Died: May 3, 2007 Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey Branch of . . . Map (db m220969) HM
67 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — Walt Whitman — (1819 - 1892)
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
68 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 5 — Walt Whitman — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"Be curious, not judgmental." - Walt Whitman Born: May 31, 1819 Died: March 26, 1892 Lived in: Camden, New Jersey Inducted to New Jersey Hall of Fame: 2009
Considered the . . . Map (db m220936) HM
69 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Central Waterfront — 6 — Wyclef Jean — New Jersey Hall of Fame
"I think the greatest thing about America is the American Dream." - Wyclef Jean Born: October 17, 1969 Lived in: Newark, New Jersey Inducted to New Jersey Hall of Fame: 2016
A . . . Map (db m220938) HM
70 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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
71 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Camden Rising
A Lasting Legacy The Delaware River played a fundamental role in the development of Camden. Ferries to and from Philadelphia in the 1600s led to settlements along the river. By the 20th century, industrial uses dominated the waterfront, . . . Map (db m220915) HM
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72 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Camden's Ferry System
Ferry service between Camden and Philadelphia began as early as 1688. By the 1870s, up to six separate ferries operated daily between Philadelphia and Camden. Several rail lines began and ended at the ferry terminals on both sides of the Delaware . . . Map (db m220916) HM
73 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Campbell Soup Company
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
74 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Cooper Street: the Gateway of Southern New Jersey
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
75 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Cooper's Ferry — 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
76 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Daniel Cooper Ferry Hotel
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
77 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Engine Company No. 6
Engine Company No. 6 was organized on January 16, 1909 and entered service on the same date at 339 North Front Street in Camden. The company remained here until November 2, 1978, when it was relocated to its present location at Fire Headquarters. . . . Map (db m220913) HM
78 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here
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
79 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here
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
80 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — L-3 Communications
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
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81 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — 1 — PRR Federal Street Ferry Terminal
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
82 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — The Campbell Kids — Beloved Icons of Campbell Soup Company
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
83 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — 2 — The Cooper Family
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
84 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — The Edward Sharp House — Erected 1812
Here was planned the first bridge between Camden and Philadelphia for which a charter was granted in 1819Map (db m208369) HM
85 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — The New Jersey Safe Deposit and Trust Company Building
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
86 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Grant — The Victor — The "Nipper Building"
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
87 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Lanning — Bascom S. Waugh, MD — 1909 - 1992
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
88 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Lanning — Camden Civil War Memorial
Our Heroic DeadMap (db m146675) WM
89 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Lanning — Lewis L. Coriell, MD, PhD — 1911 - 2001
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
90 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Cooper Point — Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here
African slavery in New Jersey began with early European settlement. By 1766, circa 800 captive people had been sold here at the Coopers Point Ferry and two other nearby ferry landings. In Africa, approximately 24 million captured men, women, and . . . Map (db m220914) HM
91 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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
92 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — Cooper Street Historic District — Camden, New Jersey
This redevelopment site at the corner of N. Fourth and Cooper Streets was laid out as building lots in the 1770s. The photo below shows some of the residences that lined the south side of Cooper Street in the vicinity of this site. This . . . Map (db m220516) HM
93 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — In Memoriam
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
94 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — In Memory — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
In memory of the men and women of Rutgers who were innocent victims of the terrorist attacks September 11, 2001 Paul A. Acquaviva RC'94 • Evan J. Baron NCAS'81 • David O. Campbell RC'72, GSM'74 • Alexander H. Chiang GSNB'92 • . . . Map (db m220910) WM
95 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — Jeremy Kane
To honor Jeremy Kane United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal and Rutgers University Camden Studen You will forever remain a symbol of freedom, heroism, and sacrificeMap (db m220521) WM
96 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — Newton Friends Meetinghouse
Newton Friends Meetinghouse (c 1828) is the oldest religious building in the city of Camden and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Quakers played an important role in the early development of the colony of New Jersey and . . . Map (db m220908) HM
97 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — One John F. Gerry Plaza
John F. Gerry (1925 - 1995) Judge, Camden County Court (1972-73); Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey (1973-74); Judge; United State District Court (1974-95); Chief Judge, 1987-94
"I have a boundless admiration for . . . Map (db m220522) HM
98 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception — Diocese of Camden, New Jersey
Construction of the Immaculate Conception Church marked the establishment of a Roman Catholic community in Camden. Designed by Jeremiah O'Rourke in Gothic Revival style, work started in 1864 and finished in 1893. It was dedicated as the . . . Map (db m220864) HM
99 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Downtown — W. Layton Hall — Rutgers-Camden
In honor of W. Layton Hall Beloved first Dean 1950 - 1969 For his enduring impact on the lives of students, faculty, and staff.Map (db m220519) HM
100 New Jersey, Camden County, Camden, Parkside — South Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
All gave some Some gave all South Jersey =DMZ= Map (db m146686) WM

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