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Historic Stone MILEMARKERS of Burlington County. By Joseph M. Laufer Burlington County Historian. Burlington County’s 11 Historic Stone Mile Markers. a. a. Crosswicks b. Springfield c. Mount Holly 1. Vincentown 2. Lumberton 3. Lumberton 4. Mt. Laurel 5. Moorestown

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Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

Historic Stone

MILEMARKERS

of

Burlington County

By Joseph M. Laufer

Burlington County Historian


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

Burlington County’s

11 Historic

Stone Mile Markers

a

a. Crosswicks

b. Springfield

c. Mount Holly

1. Vincentown

2. Lumberton

3. Lumberton

4. Mt. Laurel

5. Moorestown

6. Moorestown

7. Maple Shade

8. Maple Shade

b

c

6

5

8

7

4

3

2

1

16 miles from #1 Vincentown to # 8, the Maple Shade border at Pennsauken Creek.


Burlington county turnpike companies legislatively incorporated

Burlington County Turnpike Companies(Legislatively Incorporated)

  • Hainesport, Lumberton and Vincentown Turnpike Co. Incorporated in 1853

    • Toll Road along Landing St., to Chestnut St./Hainesport Lumberton Road to Hainesport

  • Mount Holly, Lumberton and Medford Turnpike Co. Incorporated in 1854

    • Toll Road along County Route 541

  • Moorestown and Camden Turnpike Co. Incorporated 28 February, 1849

    • Toll Road along Federal St./Maple Ave./Camden Ave. to the Forks in Moorestown.

  • Mount Holly and Moorestown Turnpike Co. Incorporated 25 March, 1852

    • Extended the improved road surface up to present-day 537 to Mount Holly.

      Information courtesy of Paul W. Schopp


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

1

6 miles to Haineport

Vincentown – Intersection of Red Lion Rd. (641) & Mill St. (616)


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

2

M 3

3 miles to Hainesport

3 miles to Vincentown

Lumberton – E. Landing Road (641) looking towards Vincentown

(approaching Municipal Drive in Lumberton)


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

M 4

Lumberton: Chestnut St. (Rt. 641), at corner of Morris St.


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

M 4

3

2 miles to Hainesport

4 miles to Vincentown

Lumberton: Chestnut St. (641), at corner of Morris St.


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

4

M 8

4 miles to Moorestown

4 miles to Mt. Holly

Mt. Laurel: Marne Highway (537) near corner of Larchmont Av.


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

5

M 12

8 miles to Mt. Holly

10 miles to Camden

Moorestown: E. Main St. (537) intersection of Mt. Laurel Rd. (603)


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

M 13

6

9 miles to Camden

Moorestown: Corner of W.Main St., Camden Av. (537) & Kings Hwy (611)


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

7

M 15

7 miles to Camden

2 miles to Moorestown

Maple Shade: E. Main St. (Rt. 537) corner of Mt. Holly Av. after Pine St.


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

8

M 16

3 miles to Moorestown

6 miles to Camden

Maple Shade: W. Main St. (Rt. 537) Between Coles Av. & Woodcrest St.


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

a

Rt. 528 (Bordentown-Crosswicks Rd. at Fenton Lane)

2 M to B – 2M to C

(Bordentown – Crosswicks)

(Coordinates courtesy of Fr. Mike Burns,

St. Mary’s RC Church, Bordentown)


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

b

5 M to MH

Located in front of the Springfield Township Municipal Building

Rt. 670, Jacksonville-Jobstown Road


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

c

6 M to V

(Vincentown)

Photo courtesy of Jack Megill

Located on Mt. Holly – Smithville Rd. near Top E. Toy St. and Sunset Drive, near 7/11 at corner of Branch Street.


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

Burlington County’s

11 Historic

Stone Mile Markers

a

a. Crosswicks

b. Springfield

c. Mount Holly

1. Vincentown

2. Lumberton

3. Lumberton

4. Mt. Laurel

5. Moorestown

6. Moorestown

7. Maple Shade

8. Maple Shade

b

c

6

5

8

7

4

3

2

1

16 miles from #1 Vincentown to # 8, the Maple Shade border at Pennsauken Creek.


Historic stone milemarkers of burlington county

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