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history of Mauricetown a sea captains village by John Smith

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mauricetown (N.J.) -- History.,
  • New Jersey -- History, Local.

Book details:

Edition Notes

RNJ 120,080

StatementDr. John and Diane Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20940059M

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It is the mission of the Mauricetown Historical Society to collect, preserve and exhibit artifacts and documentation significant to Mauricetown and surrounding communities. These artifacts and documents are on display in our museum located at Front Street Mauricetown. Mauricetown basics. Originally settled along the banks of the Maurice River in the late s, Mauricetown developed into one of the region’s important maritime communities.   She was a Charter Member of the Mauricetown Historical Society, which was incorporated in She served as President for 15 years, Vice President for 8 years and museum curator for 18 years. She was Mauricetown's living history book. She had a wealth of knowledge on the history of Mauricetown and loved to share her stories with anyone.   The Mauricetown Historical Society and the Port Norris Historical Society will host a book signing with the recently released book The Drowning of Money Island:A Forgotten Community’s Fight Against the Rising Seas Forever Changing Coastal America by Andrew Lewis. Please join us. When: Sunday Novem - pmLocation: Front Street, P O Box 1, Mauricetown, , NJ.

  BIVALVE, N.J. -- When they look out over the languid Maurice River these days, Joan Riggin Harper and Clyde Phillips can still see the regatta of sorts that used to appear each Sunday afternoon, when hundreds of wooden boats would be under sail, racing out of the mouth of the river to get to oyster beds in the Delaware Bay to begin the work week of harvesting the . Abraham and Ann Hoy House, Mauricetown, Cumberland County, New Jersey. Property History. Currently, the Hoy House shares a lot with the Captain Edward Compton House, the headquarters of the Mauricetown Historical Society. Despite this, the house was originally located on a small lot on the east side of Buckshutem Road (County Route ). DOWNE TWP. — The history site on the Internet tells the story of Baileytown like it was.. The Past "Imagine a picturesque farming . The Mauricetown Historical Society and the Port Norris Historical Society will host a book signing with the recently released book The Drowning of Money Island:A Forgotten Community’s Fight Against the Rising Seas Forever Changing Coastal America by Andrew Lewis. Please join us. When: Sunday Novem - pm5/5.

  The Compton House is the home of the Mauricetown Hsitorical Society, a warm and welcoming group of people who gave us a fascinating tour of their house and the stack house out back as well. History people, in my experience, are generous, knowledgeable, hospitable and kind. Posted by JW at Buy a book on History! Murphy's Book Loft. Historical Mauricetown! The magnificence of this home is evident the moment you step onto the front porch. The Victorian home offers so much character, space, and beauty. Enter, and gaze at the winding, three-story staircase, and witness the unique floor plan. You will be delighted with the architecture, original woodwork, and condition of this ~s home. A sheet of clear vinyl has been added to protect the front cover. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about , while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. Mar 4, - Explore GooseQuill's board "Historic Town Of Mauricetown, NJ" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cumberland county, Citizens united and Our town pins.