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Transportation - Somers Point, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon
N 39° 18.609 W 074° 35.869
18S E 534673 N 4351272
Quick Description: Shore Road, completed in 1731...
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2009 11:45:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM77HA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
Views: 5

Long Description:
Shore Road, completed in 1731, was the Main artery for transportation and trade connecting Nacote Creek (Port Republic) to Somerset Plantation (Somers Point) and to Cape May County by Job's Ferry. In 1880, connecting Philadelphia to Ocean City, stopping at Somers Point, the West Jersey Railroad connected Atlantic City to Somers Point. Trolley Cars ran from Atlantic City to Somers Point on Shore Road, and the Shore Fast Line, circa 1906, made its way under the Shore Road Bridge aznd at the waterfront traversed the bay to Ocean City.

Marker donated by Bay Harbor Reality and the City of Somers Point
Group that erected the marker: Bay Harbor Reality and the City of Somers Point

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
963 Shore Rd
Somers Point, NJ USA

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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