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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 - Lutheran Home

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The original “castle” building at 255 East Main Street was erected in 1894 as a private residence at the cost of $75,000 by Samuel Leeds Allen, inventor of the Flexible Flyer sled. He called the Tudor gothic “Breidenhart,” meaning “broad hearth stone” or “hospitality.”

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/15/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHaddon Heights - Ebenezer Hopkins Home

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The Georgian style Ebenezer Hopkins House sits along the Cooper River in Haddon Heights. Today hosts changing art exhibits in all media. Artwork is purchased from annual juried art exhibits to become part of the Camden County Art Bank.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/10/2006

last visited: 4/8/2000

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMoorestown - Perkins Center for the Arts

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Located on a beautiful 5-acre arboretum in Moorestown, N.J., Perkins Center for the Arts is housed in a Tudor-style manor house and carriage building in a township park situated between two county roads, the "center" of a residential neighborhood. The striking home was designed in 1910 by Philadelphia architect, Herbert C. Wise. Once a private residence presented as a wedding gift to Dudley and Alice Perkins in 1910, the home was bequeathed to the township of Moorestown in 1965 by Mabel D'Olier,

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown Military Institute

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1881 -- Rev. William Bowen purchased the old Spring Villa Female Seminary building and reopened it as the Bordentown Military Institute. 1885 -- Col. Thomas H. Landon took over the running of the Bordentown Military Institute

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 4/6/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown Clock Tower

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This brick Romanesque like building was the City's second city hall; a town landmark with the Queen Anne clock tower and Seth Thomas clock. The clock is dedicated to the late Bordentonian William F. Allen designer of standard time.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 6/14/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Bordentown Female College

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Monument is at the interest of Farnsworth Avenue and Crosswicks Street. At one time is was a watering hole for horses on the main street of town.l

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 4/26/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBordentown - Apps Hardware Co.

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"Get it at Apps" - Apps hardware on Farnsworth Avenue, established in 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 5/16/2011

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New Jersey Historical MarkersJeremiah Leeds - Atlantic City

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Jeremiah Leeds, born in Leeds Point NJ in 1754, was the first white man to build a permanent structure on the island in 1785.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/2/2006

last visited: 5/27/2010

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New Jersey Historical MarkersOcean City Life Guard Station

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Built in 1925. Enlarged in 1928. Destroyed in March 1962.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/1/2006

last visited: 8/6/2006

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New Jersey Historical MarkersCamden - Atlantic RR Depot

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A Depot for tourist coming to Atlantic City, now it is next to Lucy the Margate Elephant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/1/2006

last visited: 9/30/2013

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New Jersey Historical MarkersOcean City Tabernacle

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A non-denominational summer only church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/31/2006

last visited: 6/27/2009

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMaple Shade - Roberts Memorial

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John and Sarah Roberts were early homesteader in Maple Shade in 1682. The had a saw mill along the south branch of the Pennsauken Creek and nobody had to search too hard to find clay for brick homes. Several marshy areas gave way to brick yards.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/3/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersPeachfield Plantation - Westampton, NJ

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In 1674, John Skene, a Quaker from Scotland, bought 300 acres of land in the second tenth of the Province of West Jersey and named the property Peachfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/27/2006

last visited: 11/29/2013

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMarlton - John Inskeep House

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John Inskeep Homestead is now the home of the Evesham Historical Society. It was listed on August 26, 1993, as one of the many sites and buildings eligible for the National Register of Historic Places

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/21/2006

last visited: 8/22/2006

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New Jersey Historical MarkersMt. Laurel - Potter's Field

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In 1743 John Penn donated this one acre of land for the purpose of burying the indigent.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/13/2006

last visited: 11/4/2014

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBurlington - Revell House

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Revell House

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/6/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersLawnside - Peter Mott House

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Peter Mott (c. 1807-1881), an African American farmer, constructed this house around 1844 and resided there until 1879. According to persuasive oral testimonies, Mott and his wife, Elizabeth Ann Thomas Mott, provided refuge to escaping slaves during the years leading up to the Civil War.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/16/2006

last visited: 10/10/2010

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New Jersey Historical MarkersLawnside

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On April 20,1926, all who could, passed through the doors of the public school on Warwick Road to cast their ballot in the "Official Special Election" of the Borough of Lawnside. Just one month earlier, on March 23, 1926, New Jersey Governor Moore signed into law State Assembly Bill 561, dissolving Center Township, of which Lawnside was a part, and incorporating the Borough of Lawnside. With that First Election, Lawnside was propelled into the local and national spotlight and claimed a pl

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/16/2006

last visited: 12/7/2007

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHaddonfield - Elizabeth Haddon

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Elizabeth Haddon named this land "Haddonfield" in honor of her father. A wilderness in 1701, she saw many changes in what would be her home until her death in 1762 at age 82.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/16/2006

last visited: 2/9/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHadrosaurus Foulkii - Haddonfield, NJ

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William Parker Foulke excavated the fossils of Hadrosaurus foulkii from a Haddonfield, NJ, marl pit in 1858, the first complete, intact set of dinosaur bones ever discovered. This historical sign marks the location of this important event.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/16/2006

last visited: 8/8/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersHaddonfield - Haddon Fire Company

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Haddon Fire Company #1 the second olderst volenteer fire company in the country

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/16/2006

last visited: 2/9/2008

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBurlington - Hope Hose / Hope Steam

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In the mid-1800s, a series of consolidations took place among fire companies in Burlington. The Washington Engine Company and Hope Hose Company consolidated in 1849 as the Washington Engine and Hope Hose Company, and reorganized in 1850 as the Hope Hose Company. The joint companies chose a location at the corner of York and Union Streets.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/14/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBurlington - John Hoskins House

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John Hoskins, Jr., a builder and contractor, was the son of an early member of Burlington government. In 1795, along with other local Quakers, he founded the Endeavor fire company. In 1797, he contracted to demolish the old brick market, and used the bricks to build a house which still stands at 202 High Street. Upon completing the house, Hoskins promptly sold it, never occupying it himself, but to this day it is known as the Hoskins House.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/14/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBurlington - London Neighborhood

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Burlington is divided into neighborhoods, each with an historical name, such as London. London might have been choosen because it's founding during London’s architectural renaissance, the abundance of local clay for bricks, and its position as the new colonial capitol were the foundation for its future legacy of historic and beautiful buildings. The City boasts a large collection of buildings erected before the American Revolution and during the years of the early republic.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/14/2006

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBurlington - St. Mary's Church

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By the mid-1800's, the congregation of St. Mary's Church had outgrown their original building, and a new church was needed. New St. Mary's Church, located across the churchyard from the old church, was designed by Richard Upjohn, architect of Trinity Church in New York. Built between 1846 and 1854 at a cost of $20,000, it is one of the first and best examples of the gothic revival style in American churches. The church bells were cast in London and placed in the steeple, more than 160 fe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/14/2006

last visited: 4/17/2009

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