SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY and the DELAWARE BAY
Historic Themes and Resources
New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route
1D.W. Meinig, The shaping of America: A
Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History, vol. 1,
Atlantic America, 1492-1800 (New Haven: Yale University Press,
2William C. Mulford, Historical Tales of
Cumberland County, New Jersey (Bridgeton: Evening News Co., 1941),
3Herb Beitel and Vance Enck, Cape May
County: A Pictorial History (Norfolk: Donning Co., 1988), 22.
4George F. Boyer and J. Pearson Cunningham,
Cape May County Story (Egg Harbor City: Laureate Press, 1975),
5Boyer and Cunningham, 27.
6Boyer and Cunningham, 26; Beitel and Enck,
7Beitel and Enck, 22, 79.
8National Register of Historic Places
9National Register nomination.
10National Register nomination.
11National Register nomination.
12John A. Jakle, et al., Common Houses
in America's Small Towns (Athens: University of Georgia Press,
13Register of Historic Sites of
Structures in Millville (Millville: Chamber of Commerce, [n.d.]),
14Sickler, 146-63; Harrison, 30-43; [no
author given], Fenwick's Colony (Salem: Sunbeam Publishing Co.,
15Industrial Directory of New Jersey
(Camden: S. Chew and Sons, 1909), 180; Thomas Cushing and Charles
Sheppard, History of Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties
(Philadelphia: Everts and Peck, 1883), 423.
16Industrial Directory, 72.
17The Swedes and Finns in New Jersey
(Bayonne: Jersey Printing Co., 1938), 60-61. Among the other historic
resources here are a mixture of late nineteenth- and early
twentieth-century houses, the Penns Grove Traction Company trolley barn,
and the Finns Point Rear Range Light.
18Cushing and Sheppard, 430-31.
19Industrial Directory 353.
20Industrial Directory, 372.
21Mulford, 167; Cushing and Sheppard,
22William Gehring "A History of Cedar Creek
1690 - 1900s" South Jersey Magazine (Fall 1990), 15-19.
24Cushing and Sheppard, 658; Industrial
25Industrial Directory, 113-14;
26Cushing and Sheppard, 716.
27Cushing and Sheppard, 716-17;
Industrial Directory, 115.
29Industrial Directory, 142; Cushing
and Sheppard, 663-64, Mulford, 171.
30Cushing and Sheppard, 613.
32Sarah Sheppard Hancock, The Story of
Greenwich (Cumberland County Historical Society, [n.d.]), n.p.
33Vauxhall Gardens differs from the Gibbon
House, Wood Mansion, and Bowen House in that its 1725 Flemish bond
addition has a gambrel roof with dormer windows. The original frame
block of 1698 is three bays wide and one-and-one-half stories high.
34Cushing and Sheppard, 717; Mulford,
35Industrial Directory, 187.
36Industrial Directory, 187; Cushing
and Sheppard, 717.
37Cushing and Sheppard, 723; Mulford,
38Cushing and Sheppard, 723.
39Cushing and Sheppard, 717.
40Industrial Directory, 232-33.
41Cushing and Sheppard, 659; Mulford,
42Industrial Directory, 352.
44Cushing and Sheppard, 715-16.
45Cushing and Sheppard, 694; Mulford,
46Paul Loye, "Patterned Brickwork in
Southern New Jersey," Proceedings of the NJ. Historical Society
73 (July 1955), 194.
47Cushing and Sheppard, 693-94.
48Cushing and Sheppard, 694; Industrial
49Maria Boynton, "Springtown, New Jersey:
Exploration in the History and Culture of a Black Rural Community" (Ph.D
dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1986), 8-9.
51Beitel and Enck, 105.
52Beitel and Enck, 105-06.
53Boyer and Cunningham, 93; Beitel and
54Beitel and Enck, 66; Industrial
55Beitel and Enck, 66.
57Beitel and Enck, 92-93.
58Beitel and Enck, 10.
60Industrial Directory, 384-85.
61Beitel, 16; Boyer and Cunningham,