“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 Moorestown, 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 (325) Atlantic County, NJ (276) Camden County, NJ (115) Mercer County, NJ (427) Monmouth County, NJ (305) Ocean County, NJ (139) Bucks County, PA (254) Philadelphia County, PA (1465)  BurlingtonCounty(325) Burlington County (325)  AtlanticCounty(276) Atlantic County (276)  CamdenCounty(115) Camden County (115)  MercerCounty(427) Mercer County (427)  MonmouthCounty(305) Monmouth County (305)  OceanCounty(139) Ocean County (139)  BucksCountyPennsylvania(254) Bucks County (254)  PhiladelphiaCounty(1465) Philadelphia County (1465)
Mount Holly is the county seat for Burlington County
Moorestown is in Burlington County
      Burlington County (325)  
      Atlantic County (276)  
      Camden County (115)  
      Mercer County (427)  
      Monmouth County (305)  
      Ocean County (139)  
      Bucks County, Pennsylvania (254)  
      Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (1465)  
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1New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — “Hessian House”
Oldest portion built by Joshua Bispham Circa 1735Map (db m35882) HM
2New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House
The granite stone behind this plaque marks the location of the first Friends Meeting House. Built of logs in 1700. It was the earliest building for worship in Moorestown. In 1720, it burned and was replaced with a large stone building which was . . . Map (db m24650) HM
3New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Lutheran Home
This home was built in 1894 by Samuel L. Allen, inventor of the Flexible Flyer sled and the Planet Junior Plow. In 1920 it was purchased and refurbished by Eldridge R. Johnson, founder and president of the Victor Talking Machine Company, forerunner . . . Map (db m79567) HM
4New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Moorestown, N.J.
1682-Settled by Friends; 1698-Founded as Chester Township; 1700-Recognized as business and cultural center of area; 1778-British Officers lodged here;1802-Named Moorestown in honor of Thomas Moore Tavern Keeper; 1812-Present town hall erected.Map (db m79573) HM
5New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site
He was well known as a maker of grandfather clocks. Circa 1775-1832. For a number of years he was a member of the township committee. A Quaker, he died in 1832 and is buried in the Friends Graveyard across Main Street. The building, later . . . Map (db m24651) HM
6New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Roberts’ Hall
Oldest portion built by Joshua Borton Circa 1800 Owners: Gilbert Page, General Store & PO. 3rd Postmaster   1813 – 1839 Ebenezer Roberts   Late 1800.Map (db m35963) HM
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7New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Site of Coles Hotel
Built as a tavern about 1800, it became known in 1846 as the William Penn Hotel. C.C. & B.F. Coles purchased it in 1859 changing the name to Coles Hotel in 1890. Many important persons stopped here. It was also the home of the Camden-Moorestown . . . Map (db m24659) HM
8New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Site of Cox's Tavern
John Cox bought this tavern in 1745. He was town clerk from 1748 to 1791. Town meetings were held here until 1812 when the Town Hall was built. It was the home of the stagecoach line to Camden from 1835 to 1850 and a stop of the Mt. Holly stage. It . . . Map (db m79568) HM
9New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Site of Moore's Tavern
Built by Thomas Moore in 1734 it was the towns first tavern. It was a two story frame building with two rooms on each floor. The building was demolished in 1878. The town of Moorestown derived its name from Thomas Moore who died July 30th, 1760.Map (db m79576) HM
10New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Site of the Indian Spring
Five hundred feet down the hill was a spring of clear, cold water around which the Indians camped before the coming of the white man. It was also near this spring that the first white settlers built their log cabins and started the community of . . . Map (db m79578) HM
11New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Smith-Cadbury Mansion
Oldest center portion c. 1738, with later additions 1760’s, the Smith Mansion and 160 acre farm, which hosted Lafayette during the American Revolution, was also raided by Hessian troops. Presented 19 October 2000 The Rancocas Valley Chapter . . . Map (db m35879) HM
12New Jersey, Burlington County, Moorestown — Town Hall
Front part built in 1812. Rear section with a stage added in 1859 and a jail at east rear corner in 1876. It was the town center for political meetings, lectures, suppers, fairs, flower shows and early silent movies. First police station located . . . Map (db m24652) HM
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Jan. 26, 2023