“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bivalve, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Cumberland County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Cumberland County, NJ (85) Atlantic County, NJ (269) Cape May County, NJ (129) Gloucester County, NJ (55) Salem County, NJ (114) Kent County, DE (250)  CumberlandCounty(85) Cumberland County (85)  AtlanticCounty(269) Atlantic County (269)  CapeMayCounty(129) Cape May County (129)  GloucesterCounty(55) Gloucester County (55)  SalemCounty(114) Salem County (114)  KentCountyDelaware(250) Kent County (250)
Bridgeton is the county seat for Cumberland County
Bivalve is in Cumberland County
      Cumberland County (85)  
      Atlantic County (269)  
      Cape May County (129)  
      Gloucester County (55)  
      Salem County (114)  
      Kent County, Delaware (250)  
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1New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bivalve — Bivalve Oyster Shipping Sheds
The Central Railroad of New Jersey built this long complex of 30 sheds in 1904 to process oysters that were harvested from the Delaware Bay. Originally, oysters were shipped in their shells via the railroad. Shucking, or removing oysters from their . . . Map (db m64333) HM
2New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bivalve — Delaware Bay and RiverPort of Call — Bivalve, New Jersey —
According to Megan Wren, director of the Bayshore Discovery Center, “Bivalve is a gritty, working waterfront (town) that a casual visitor might call ‘lost in time’. Someone who knows the place a little better would probably use words like . . . Map (db m64381) HM
3New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bivalve — Ecology in the WatershedMaurice River Watershed
The Maurice River watershed (pronounced Morris) is an area of 386 square miles that includes part of the Pinelands National Reserve, other pine, cedar and maple woodlands and agricultural lands, as well as, urban and suburban properties. The river . . . Map (db m64497) HM
4New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bivalve — Maurice River
The Maurice River and its tributaries to the Delaware Bay have played a significant role in Southern New Jersey’s cultural landscape and shaped its diverse people—generation after generation. Its resources, particularly fish and shellfish, . . . Map (db m64337) HM
5New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bivalve — Steps to Harvest Oysters and Bring to MarketMarker #1
1. Oystermen harvested oysters from the Maurice River Cove by a dredge or tongs. 2. Oysters were off-loaded from schooners into floats along the banks of the Maurice River where they were left to fatten and to remove impurities. 3. Oysters . . . Map (db m64392) HM
6New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bivalve — Steps to Harvest Oysters and Bring to MarketMarker #2
5. Oysters were counted into bushel baskets. 6. Bushels were consolidated into sacks or barrels. 7. Sacks or barrels were wheeled on hand trucks through the alley way and were loaded into the awaiting boxcars. Shucking The practice of . . . Map (db m64393) HM
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7New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bivalve — The Schooner AJ Meerwald
The Schooner AJ MEERWALD is on the National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places and is representative of an important vessel type, the “new style” Jersey oyster schooner. The “old style” schooner had a clipper bow . . . Map (db m64340) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022