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By Bill Coughlin, September 7, 2019
A Haven in the Heat Marker
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — A Haven in the Heat — Cedar Bridge Tavern
The Pine Barrens has and will always be a fire prone area. In fact, many historic towns have come and gone due to fires that have claimed them. However, Cedar Bridge has remained a bastion of safety in the face of constant pressure from fire. As . . . — Map (db m140171) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Affair at Cedar Bridge — 1776-1783 — December 27, 1782 —
After searching several days for the notorious Capt. John Bacon, Capt. Richard Shreve of the Burlington County light horse and Capt. Edward Thomas of the Mansfield militia stopped with their men to refresh themselves near here at the Cedar Bridge . . . — Map (db m42841) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Affair at Cedar Bridge — December 27, 1782 — 1776 – 1783 —
After searching several days for the notorious Capt. John Bacon, Capt. Richard Shreve of the Burlington County light horse and Capt. Edward Thomas of the Mansfield militia stopped with their men to refresh themselves near here at the Cedar Bridge . . . — Map (db m70935) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Fire: Nature’s Double Agent — Cedar Bridge Tavern
The word fire is most typically associated with destruction. However, in nature, fire is a natural ecological process that promotes growth, recycles nutrients, and helps create unique, crucial habitat that without it would disappear. Fire has . . . — Map (db m140196) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Historical Horticulture — Cedar Bridge Tavern
The Cranberry has a long and fascinating history within the Pine Barrens. Used extensively by the Lenape and early settlers, it was not until 1835 that the cranberry was cultivated in New Jersey. Here in Ocean County, John Webb was credited as the . . . — Map (db m139287) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Land Between the Lines — Cedar Bridge Tavern
The Lawrence Line is a remnant of history that harkens back to a time when the Garden State stood divided. There are in fact two lines that run North to South, dividing our state between East and West Jersey. Cedar Bridge is one of the properties . . . — Map (db m139213) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Last Stand of the Revolution — Cedar Bridge Tavern
On December 27, 1782, Captain Richard Shreve of Burlington County Light Horse and Captain Edward Thomas of the Mansfield militia stopped with their men to refresh themselves at a nearby tavern. They had been searching for the notorious Captain John . . . — Map (db m139205) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — One in a Mill-ion — Cedar Bridge Tavern
Sawmills have been in existence as early as the 4th century. First seen in New Jersey around 1682, milled wood would become a staple export only 16 years later in 1698. As demand for lumber increased, sawmills began popping up across the . . . — Map (db m139224) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Welcome to East Jersey
Lawrence Line Surveyed 1743 by John Lawrence Crossing Surveyed by the Ocean County Engineering Department 2016 — Map (db m139217) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Barnegat — Welcome to West Jersey
Lawrence Line Surveyed 1743 by John Lawrence Crossing Surveyed by the Ocean County Engineering Department 2016 — Map (db m139216) HM

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