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NJ is one of the 13 original colonies and is rife with history from George Washington to Thomas Edison's Laboritories. New Jersey has many things to appreciate, even to brag about. New Jersey may not have the Rocky Mountains, but it has the Delaware Water Gap and; while it does not have the Great Lakes, it has 230 miles of Seashore, numerous lakes, and reservoirs sprinkled across the state.
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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Roberts Hall

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In 1929, the Mooretown Friends School acquired Roberts Hall as a teachers' residence. Built as an oversized brick house in 1800 by Joshua Borton, this building served as a general store and post office, as well as residence, in the early 19th century

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2006

last visited: 3/17/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - William Buzby House

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William Buzby House

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2006

last visited: 3/17/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Smith-Cadbury Mansion

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Smith-Cadbury Mansion is home to the Historical Society of Moorestown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/9/2006

last visited: 3/17/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Abigail Bispham House

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Abigail Bispham House

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - First Baptist Church

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First Baptist Church of Moorestown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 6/28/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Joshua Bispham

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Joshua Bispham House

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 3/17/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Alfred H Burr House

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Alfred H Burr House on the main street of Moorestown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 3/17/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Clock shop of Morgan Hollinshead

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Site of Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 5/26/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Cox's Tavern

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A landmark on Main Street, east of Chester Avenue, is now the present home of the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company (Verizon). In 1745 John Cox erected a tavern there that was to become famous in the early history of Moorestown. Town Meetings were held in the tavern prior to 1812 when ''Old Town Hall'' was then errected.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 3/17/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Granite Stone

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This piece of granite represents In 1700, the first Society of Friends’ Meeting House, built of logs, was erected on The King’s Highway. Originally known as ''Meeting House Lane,'' Chester Avenue was laid out in 1720. The Village at that time probably consisted of a few farmhouses along The King's Highway from Stanwick Road to Locust Street.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 3/17/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHaddon Twp. - Saddler's Woods

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Saddler's Woods is named in honor of Joshua Saddler, a runaway slave credited as the first non-indigenous preservationist of the woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/7/2006

last visited: 8/31/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersCherry Hill - Colestown Cemetery

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Colestown Cemetery purchased by Samuel Coles in 1685. I have a ton of cousin buried here. Plaque is just inside the archway entrance.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/7/2006

last visited: 3/9/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHaddonfield - Haddon Fortnightly

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The Haddon Fortnightly is a civic and social club for women and is a member of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/7/2006

last visited: 2/9/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHaddonfield - Indian King Tavern

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Haddonfield's Indian King Tavern is one of New Jersey's most historic buildings. Named for the local Lenape Indians, it is a premiere example of eighteenth-century colonial tavern architecture as well as the site where New Jersey was legally created.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/7/2006

last visited: 10/10/2010

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New Jersey Historical MarkersCherry Hill - Old Salem Road

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The Old Salem Road, or Kings Highway was started in 1682. Part of it was what is now Main Street in Moorestown. This is the reason places like Mount Holly, Moorestown, and Haddonfield have so many homes that predate most ever built in Maple Shade. Maple Shade got its start for two reasons- The road that would later be built going to Camden and on to Market Street Philadelphia, and then the rail road.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/7/2006

last visited: 3/9/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Clara Barton School House

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One of the first public school houses in New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 6/14/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Hopkinson House (Joseph)

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Both Joseph Hopkinson who wrote "Hail Colombia" and Francis Hopkinson who signed the Declaration of indenpence lived here.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 6/16/2015

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Joseph Borden House

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Joseph Borden [Parents] was born on 12 May 1687 in Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersey. He died on 22 Sep 1765 in Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey. He was buried in Old Borden Cemetery, Bordentown, Burlington Co., New Jersey. Bordentown was previously named Farnsworth Landing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 4/26/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Hopkinson House (Francis)

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1751 -- Francis Hopkinson House built on the southeast corner of Farnsworth Avenue and Park Street.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 4/26/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - John Bull Railroad

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Monument to John Bull Locomotive - 1831 -- young mechanic Isaac Dripps of Bordentown assembled (without blue prints or instructions) the locomotive John Bull. It was built by Stephenson and Company, in England, and was imported by the Camden and Amboy Railroad. It was one of the first successful locomotives in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 10/3/2013

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Patience Lovell Wright House

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Home of Patience Lovell Wright

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: never

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