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The Army is quartered within three Miles of this place, in the usual way of hutting. Head Quarters is in this Town, at the Widow Fords, at the great white House at the North end of the place.Major General Nathaniel Greene, December 25, 1779Jacob F…
Completed in 1937, the Washington's Headquarters Museum was one of the first museums planned and constructed by the National Park Service. Noted architect John Russell Pope designed the museum to memorialize General George Washington and to provid…
On August 28, 1781, 5500 French troops under the command of General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau marched on the road before you on their way to Yorktown, Virginia. They had spent the previous night in Whippany, New Jersey.…
From the time the current lighthouse was built in 1859 to the time it was electrified around 1933, four keepers, their assistants, and their families lived and worked on this landscape by the sea.
The keepers and their periods of service were:…
Last African-American Congressman of the Reconstruction Era.
Only black member of the 55th Congress.
Attorney and founding member of Whitesboro, NJ.
Recognizing that economic power would be the path to equality for Black Americans, Republ…
Susie Smith - first teacher at the one room public school
Alice DeVane Jones - original settler and devoted teacher for forty eight years
Inez Kelly Jones Edmonds - first principal and teacher for forty years
Charlotte Roberson Harmon - sec…
The Cape May Division of the Atlantic City (Philadelphia & Reading) Railroad ran from Winslow Junction to Cape May City with branches to Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Stone Harbor, and Wildwood.
This railroad was initially instrumental in the devel…
The oldest municipal building in use in Stone Harbor it was authorized by Borough Council in 1923 and erected in 1924.
The "Water Works" is a good example of Spanish Revival architecture, popular in the 1920's.
It was erected and eq…
An Atlantic City native, 'Rennie' graduated from Atlantic City High School and earned degrees in business administration from Atlantic Community College and North Carolina Central University, respectively.
Upon returning to Atlantic City he purs…
To All Veterans Of
To the Honor And
Glory of Those Who
Bravely Served In
All Wars, To Keep
Our Country a
Land of Freedom.
They Are Not Lost
Who Fought and Fell,
They Are Only