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New Jersey Historical MarkersSomers Mansion - 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: 11/11/2007

last visited: 10/24/2018

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Signs of HistoryGetting Around Somers Point - Somers Point NJ

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Due to its location on the water, this area has historically been a transportation hub. In 1717, John Somers, Supervisor of Roads for Cape May County, began work on the Nacote Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Somers Mansion, thought to be the oldest house in Atlantic County, was built in the early 1720’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTransportation - Somers Point, NJ

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Shore Road, completed in 1731...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/14/2009

last visited: 2/27/2019

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Anchorage - Somers Point, NJ

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One of a series of markers located on Bay Avenue as you enter Somers Point. These signs are placed by the local historic district. The center of town is three tenths of a mile away.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2010

last visited: 10/24/2018

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New Jersey Historical MarkersShipbuilding - Somers Point, NJ

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One of a series of markers located on Bay Avenue as you enter Somers Point. These signs are placed by the local historic district. The center of town is three tenths of a mile away.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2010

last visited: 10/24/2018

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New Jersey Historical MarkersBass Harbor - Somers Point, NJ

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One of a series of markers located on Bay Avenue as you enter Somers Point. These signs were placed by the local historic district. The center of town is three tenths of a mile away.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2010

last visited: 10/24/2018

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New Jersey Historical MarkersRebecca and Sarah Stillwell-Women’s Heritage Trail - Beesley's Point, NJ

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According to local legend, during the Revolutionary War, Rebecca Stillwell Willetts looked out into the Great Egg Harbor Bay from Golden’s Point (now called Beesley’s Point).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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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 MarkersThe Ocean City Historic District II - Ocean City

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This is one of three identical historic markers in Ocean City, NJ. They all appear recently placed. This particular one greets visitors @ 3rd & Wesley and marks the upper northern boundary of the district @ Wesley Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2009

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Ocean City Historic District III - Ocean City

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This is one of three identical historic markers in Ocean City, NJ. They all appear recently placed. This particular one greets visitors @ 3rd & Ocean and marks the lower southern boundary of the district (eastern side).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2009

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThe Ocean City Historic District - Ocean City

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This is one of three identical historic markers in Ocean City, NJ. They all appear recently placed. This particular one greets visitors just off the 9th street bridge and marks the S.E. boundary of the district @ Wesley Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2009

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersThomas Morris House - Linwood NJ

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Built in 1853 by Thomas Morris deputy collector of customs, early customs house attached to rear of house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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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 MarkersSindia - Ocean City, NJ

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While Ocean City's historical markers are kind of plain and uninteresting aesthetically, this marker is the best kind...it's on the beach! The sign tells about a famous 1901 shipwreck which happened just off the coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/16/2010

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLeedsville Schoolhouse - Linwood NJ

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The Leedsville Schoolhouse, also known as Linwood School #1, was built in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersLinwood Historic District - Linwood, NJ

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An historic marker at the beginning of town greets passerbys and tourists to the historic district 'down the shore'.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2010

last visited: 10/24/2018

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New Jersey Historical MarkersFriends' Meeting House and Burying Ground - Linwood, NJ

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Historic marker located in the Friend's Burying Ground recounting the history of the nearby Friends Meeting House and Quaker school.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/29/2018

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersZion United Methodist Church - Egg Harbor NJ

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Built in 1822 on site of 1764 Meeting House. Eleven Revolutionary War soldiers buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersJeremiah Leeds Grave - Northfield, NJ

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Whoa! Talk about strange. Wake up in the morning in your suburban home, go out front to the car, back up & be careful to not run into the cemetery in the middle of the cul-de-sac! The historic marker @ the foot of the mound tells part of the story.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/5/2010

last visited: never

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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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Signs of HistoryLucy the Elephant - Margate City, NJ

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This 65-foot elephant gazing thirstily is a HUGE tourist attraction for Margate City. James V. Lafferty, Jr., was responsible for the designing and building of the wooden mega-pachyderm. The Elephant was constructed in 1881 by a Phila. contractor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/16/2009

last visited: 8/29/2018

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New Jersey Historical MarkersAsbury Methodist Church - Egg Harbor NJ

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Earlier called Englishes. Present building dedicated 1863. Rev Richard Sneath preached at Englishes 1798.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsWilma and Richard Dannenbaum - 50 Years - Margate City, NJ

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A bench dedicated to the 50th wedding anniversary of Wilma and Richard Dannenbaum in Margate City, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsGrandmom & G-Pop - 40 Years - Margate City, NJ

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A bench dedicated to the 40th anniversary of jumping waves in Margate City, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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