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Historical Markers in Greenwich, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg 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
Greenwich is in Cumberland County
      Cumberland County (85)  
ADJACENT TO CUMBERLAND COUNTY
      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), Greenwich — Gibbon House
Built in 1730 by Nicholas Gibbon, maritime merchant whose ships carried most of the colonial trade of this port.Map (db m92308) HM
2New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Greenwich Tea Burning Monument
Monument front: In honor of the Patriots of Cumberland Co., NJ who—on the evening of December 22, 1774—burned British tea near this site. List of Patriots on Marker: Tea Burners Ebenezer Elmer Timothy Elmer . . . Map (db m17692) HM
3New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Hot TeaGreenwich Tea Burning Monument — Maritime History —
In the winter of 1774, the American colonies were struggling to define their future relationship with Great Britain. The British tax on tea had sparked the 1773 Boston Tea Party. The harsh response, to close the port of Boston, lead to the First . . . Map (db m17730) HM
4New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Little Stone School
Endowed as free school for poor children by Zachariah Barrow. Oldest educational building in Cumberland Co., it served until the advent of public supported learning. Militia trained here-1812.Map (db m92313) HM
5New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Old Stone Tavern
Built 1728 by Jacob Ware. "The oldest tavern in the County where one could obtain bedde and board for man and beast."Map (db m92309) HM
6New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Welcome to Greenwich Township
Greenwich was the principal colonial settlement of Cumberland County, serving as one of New Jersey’s first official ports-of-entry under British rule. While other early settlers, primarily Dutch and Swedish, were the first Europeans to explore this . . . Map (db m92316) HM
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7New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Wood House
Built in 1795 by Richard Wood, merchant. A son. Dr. George B. Wood (d.1879), became a noted medical professor and writer.Map (db m92312) HM
 
 
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Sep. 27, 2022