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Image for OLDEST - House in Atlantic County - Somers Point, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House in Atlantic County - Somers Point, NJ

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Somers Mansion was built around 1725 by Richard Somers, the son of an early settler. The three-story brick dwelling, the oldest house in Atlantic County, contains 18th-century furnishings. Maintained and operated by NJ DEP, Parks & Forestry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/3/2009

last visited: 10/24/2018

Image for OLDEST --  Continuously Operated Business Establishment - Somers Point, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Continuously Operated Business Establishment - Somers Point, NJ

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The Anchorage Tavern is the oldest, continuously operated business establishment in Somers Point. Built (circa) 1874, it was first known as the Trenton Hotel and catered to seasonal visitors and tourists, much like today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 10/24/2018

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Elephant in the World

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Lucy was designed by William Free of Phila. and was constructed in 1881 by J. Mason Kirby, at a cost of $38,000. She is 65 feet tall, with legs 20 feet high and 10 feet in diameter. Her body has a circumference of 80 feet; her head is 58 feet around.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/8/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Example of Zoomorphic Architecture in the United States

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Lucy, a 65 foot tall wood and metal elephant is the oldest remaining example of zoomorphic architecture left in the United States. Over 126 years old, she has been restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/11/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

Image for OLDEST -- Quaker Meeting House in New Jersey - Seaville, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Quaker Meeting House in New Jersey - Seaville, NJ

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The oldest Quaker meeting house in the state lies at Seaville, in Cape May cty. It is a modest structure, erected in 1716 or 1727, and might be mistaken for a small Pinelands or shore cottage built 200 years later. There is a cemetery in the back.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/23/2009

last visited: 9/29/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Lighthouse in New Jersey - Atlantic City, NJ

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The Absecon Light is a coastal lighthouse located in the north end of Atlantic City, New Jersey overlooking Absecon Inlet. It is the tallest lighthouse in the state of New Jersey and is the third tallest masonry lighthouse in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 2/16/2019

Image for LARGEST --  State Forest East of the Mississippi - Hammonton, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- State Forest East of the Mississippi - Hammonton, NJ

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Welcome to Wharton State Forest, located in the heart of the Pine Barrens and the Largest state forest not only in New Jersey but for anywhere east of the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/15/2010

last visited: 8/30/2010

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SuperlativesFirst Fire Station - Indian Mills (Vincentown), NJ

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One of a large series of thirty markers all close by one another. This historic marker is located at the town's center and marks the first fire station for this small town, in front of a tiny emergency services building, next to the fire station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/13/2010

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Designated National Reserve in US

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The New Jersey Pine Barrens, some 1.1 million acres of unique ecology and beauty, is a part of New Jersey that offers incredible historical, geological and anthropological adventures. It is the first area designated as a National Reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/8/2009

last visited: 3/7/2009

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Ocean County Park

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Wells Mills has the distinction of being the largest park in the Ocean County park system with over 900 acres of pine and oak forest within southern New Jersey's environmental marvel known as the Pine Barrens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/4/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Railroad Station in New Jersery  -  Berlin, NJview gallery

NWNW60.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Railroad Station in New Jersery - Berlin, NJ

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Long-A-Coming Depot, now known as the Historic Berlin Railroad Station, is the oldest existing railroad station in New Jersey. It is located between Washington and E. Taunton Aves., SE of jct. of NJ 73 and E. Taunton Ave., Berlin, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpom

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 12/31/2010

Image for OLDEST -- Commercial Building on Route 30 - Berlin, NJview gallery

NWNW61.2 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Commercial Building on Route 30 - Berlin, NJ

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This beautiful, Victorian Berlin Hotel was saved from demolition in 2000 by the local historical society and relocated to this current position. It sits oddly out of place as the oldest commercial building along Rt. 30 (White Horse Pike).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/11/2009

last visited: 8/11/2009

Image for OLDEST -- Tavern in Cumberland County, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Tavern in Cumberland County, NJ

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The Old Stone Tavern in Greenwich, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/4/2010

last visited: 9/5/2010

Image for OLDEST -- Educational Building  in Cumberland County, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Educational Building in Cumberland County, NJ

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Little Stone School (1 room) in Greenwich, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/4/2010

last visited: 3/29/2003

Image for OLDEST -- Public School in Camden County - Voorhees, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Public School in Camden County - Voorhees, NJ

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Originally built in the small community of Glendale, the structure survives as the oldest public school in Camden County, one of the few historic buildings in modern Voorhees, and the only property in Voorhees Township listed in the NRHP.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Structure - Magnolia, NJview gallery

NWNW71.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Structure - Magnolia, NJ

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A local newspaper authenticates this building as the oldest building in Magnolia, NJ, as confirmed by the local historical society. This little known forgotten church & cemeter is located on a main artery, but hardly gets noticed anymore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- Independent Self-Governing African American Community North of the Mason-Dixon Lineview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Independent Self-Governing African American Community North of the Mason-Dixon Line

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Lawnside is a Borough in Camden County, NJ, United States. As of the US 2000 Census, the population was 2,692. The land that became Lawnside was purchased by Abolitionists for freed and escaped slaves, as well as other African Americans in 1840.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/16/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Structure in Lawnside, NJview gallery

NWNW72.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Structure in Lawnside, NJ

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The Peter Mott House is the oldest known house in Lawnside. Built circa 1845, the house was residence to Peter Mott, an African-American preacher who was the first Sunday school superintendent at Mount Pisgah A.M.E Church in Lawnside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/16/2008

last visited: 10/10/2010

Image for OLDEST -- Meetinghouse Still in Use - Mount Laurel, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Meetinghouse Still in Use - Mount Laurel, NJ

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Historical sites and a historical marker pronounce this two hundred fifty-one-year old meeting house as the oldest one still in use in Burlington County, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/28/2011

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Barber Shop in New Jerseyview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Barber Shop in New Jersey

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On Kings Highway in Haddonfield, right near the High-Speed Line, sits the oldest barber shop in all of NJ, opened by the Caravelli family, who still live behind the shop. This shop is a contributing structure to the Haddonfield Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/8/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST --- House in Haddonfield, NJview gallery

NWNW75.3 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST --- House in Haddonfield, NJ

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According to the historical society & the Dept. of the Interior, this is the oldest residence in Haddonfield, NJ. Listed May 21, 1975, this Register site has the distinction of having had three addresses, being moved twice in the last century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/10/2009

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Continuously Serving Volunteer Fire Company - Mount Holly, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Continuously Serving Volunteer Fire Company - Mount Holly, NJ

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Founded in 1752, The Relief Fire Co. is the oldest active volunteer company in the nation. The original fire house built 143 years earlier is on the premises and acts as a museum, hosting fire equipment.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/30/2010

last visited: 11/29/2013

Image for OLDEST -- House - Mount Holly, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- House - Mount Holly, NJ

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The Thomas Budd House, circa 1744, is the oldest structure in Mount Holly still on its original site. Today it is the home of the Bookery, a local book store. A local sign of history marks the significance of this home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/19/2010

last visited: 12/19/2012

Image for OLDEST -- Building - Mt. Holly, PAview gallery

NN77.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building - Mt. Holly, PA

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Located @ the intersection of Mill & Pine Streets, the Mill Street Tavern (also known as) is the oldest standing building in town. It has been a tavern & hotel since it opened in 1723. Be careful though, it's haunted!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: 11/11/2013

Image for OLDEST -- One-Room Schoolhouse in NJ - Mount Holly, NJview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- One-Room Schoolhouse in NJ - Mount Holly, NJ

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Built in 1759, the Brainerd Schoolhouse in Mount Holly, New Jersey is recognized as the oldest surviving one-room schoolhouse in the state of New Jersey on its original foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/30/2011

last visited: 11/11/2013

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