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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Burlington, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Burlington County, NJ (322) Atlantic County, NJ (269) Camden County, NJ (110) Mercer County, NJ (290) Monmouth County, NJ (249) Ocean County, NJ (48) Bucks County, PA (250) Philadelphia County, PA (1154)  BurlingtonCounty(322) Burlington County (322)  AtlanticCounty(269) Atlantic County (269)  CamdenCounty(110) Camden County (110)  MercerCounty(290) Mercer County (290)  MonmouthCounty(249) Monmouth County (249)  OceanCounty(48) Ocean County (48)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(250) Bucks County (250)  PhiladelphiaCounty(1154) Philadelphia County (1154)
Mount Holly is the county seat for Burlington County
Burlington is in Burlington County
      Burlington County (322)  
      Atlantic County (269)  
      Camden County (110)  
      Mercer County (290)  
      Monmouth County (249)  
      Ocean County (48)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (250)  
      Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (1154)  
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1New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — 218-220 High Street
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
2New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — At Play on the DelawareThe Historic City of Burlington — Burlington Island —
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
3New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Bethlehem African Methodist Episcopal ChurchOrganized 1830
"Oldest Black church in Burlington"Map (db m160100) HM
4New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Birthplaces
Birth Place Captain James Lawrence [ Second Marker: ] Birth Place James Fenimore CooperMap (db m35903) HM
5New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Bishop Francis Asbury[Broad Street United Methodist Church]
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
6New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Burlington County’s Historical DowntownCity of Burlington—High and Broad Streets
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
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7New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Center of Arts and CultureThe Historic City of Burlington
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
8New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Elias Boudinot
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)
9New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Eliza Greene DoaneWomen's Heritage Trail
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
10New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Engine of Industrial ProgressThe Historic City of Burlington-Industry
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
11New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Founding Lay Persons[Broad Street United Methodist Church]
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
12New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Founding of St. Mary’s Parish
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
13New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Free Library
The Burlington Library Association, chartered by King George II in 1757, established an early public library here.Map (db m33863) HM
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14New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Grant House
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
15New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Hope Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
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
16New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Hoskins House1796 - 1797
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
17New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Hub of Transportation and CommerceThe Historic City of Burlington-Transportation
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
18New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Important Men of 206 High Street, Burlington
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
19New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Korean War Memorial
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
20New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Memorial Hall
Erected by the grateful Citizens of Burlington in honor of her gallant sons who served in the World War 1917 - 1918Map (db m160114) WM
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21New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — New St. Mary’s
Church, designed by noted architect Richard Upjohn, is one of the earliest cruciform structures in America. Completed, 1854.Map (db m35891) HM
22New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — New St. Mary's Church
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
23New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Ockanickon
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
24New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Office of the Council of Proprietors and the Surveyor GeneralWestern Division of New Jersey
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
25New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Old St. Mary’s
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
26New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Old St. Mary's Church
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
27New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — St. Mary's Churchyard
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
28New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — St. Mary's HallWomen's Heritage Trail
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
29New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — The Cottage 1872
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
30New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — The Founding of Burlington
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
31New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — The Isaac Collins House
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
32New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Veterans Drive
In memory of all veterans who served our country City of BurlingtonMap (db m36153) HM
33New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Veterans MemorialScully-Bozarth Post 1817 — Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. —
In memory of those comrades who served our country with honor and distinction.Map (db m160097) WM
34New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — Vietnam War Memorial
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
35New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — World War I Memorial
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
36New Jersey (Burlington County), Burlington — World War II Memorial
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
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Oct. 4, 2022