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After the NJ legislature created Atlantic County on February 7, 1837,Weymouth Ironmaster Samuel Richards donated land to build this courthouse. Renovated in 1978. Mays Landing Historic District entered on National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
Shipbuilding developed in this area at an early period, probably between 1720-1750. George May lived near this spot and is alleged to have built sloops here prior to the Revolution. According to the Penna. Packet, an early shipyard was here in 177…
Built of NJ sandstone by Samuel Richards, Weymouth Ironmaster, the inn and tavern served courthouse and Weymouth Furnace workers, travelers, sea captains and crews. Entered on National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Cornerstone laid in 1841 on land donated by Samuel Richards. Services began in 1842.
Dedicated to all those who gave their lives for their country.
Living at the Forks in 1764, he became an ardent patriot and as a First Major, served in Colonel Richard Somers' 3rd Regiment, Gloucester County Militia in 1775. He served at Mt. Holly in a skirmish in Dec. 1776 and was wounded at Trenton Jan. 2, …
Welcome to Atlantic County's Park at Weymouth Furnace which was developed around the remains of an early 1800's iron furnace. These remains are an important link to Atlantic County's rich history. This furnace turned out iron pipe and utilitarian …
Canoe trips: Canoeists can enjoy 12 miles of natural pine barrens environment along the Great Egg Harbor River from Penny Pot in Folsom through Weymouth Park to Lake Lenape in Mays Landing. Trip length varies from 2 hours to all day, depending on …
Early 19th Century South Jersey iron furnace. Iron was produced from "Bog Ore" mined in surrounding swamps and brought to furnace by small barges poled along canals. Iron Castings, Stoves, Pots and Pans were made. Weymouth cast cannon and ball for…
Isaac Watson House Built in 1708Restored and Maintained byThe State Society ofThe Daughters ofThe American Revolutionof New JerseyTercentenary year 1964