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Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

Gloucester Township, Camden, New Jersey, USA

"Gloucester City, a post-town of Camden co., N.J., on the Delaware River, and on the Camden, Gloucester & Mount Ephraim Railroad and the West Jersey Railroad, 3 miles S. of Camden. It contains 5 churches, a savings bank, a city hall, a newspaper office, iron-works, extensive manufactories of cotton, and gas-works and terracotta works. It is connected by steam-ferry with Philadelphia. Ginghams, print-cloths, and calicoes are made here. Pop. in 1870, 3682; in 1880, 5347; in 1890, 6564."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott



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  • 1854 - Gloucester
    Gloucester, a township of Camden county, New Jersey. Population, 2371.

    Gloucester, a city of Gloucester town ship, Camden county, New Jersey, on...Read MORE...


  • News 1859 - THE LATE STORM IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. LOSS OF LIFE AND DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY.
    We learn that the terrible storm of Wednesday evening was particularly destructive in Gloucester, N.J. It began in the vicinity of Glassboro at about ...Read MORE...


  • News 1892 - FIERCE EASTERN CYCLONE. TWO MEN KILLD AND BUILDINGS WRECKED IN NEW JERSEY. A DWELLING CRUSHED BENEATH A FLYING STRUCTURE - HEAVY WINDS AND RAIN TO THE SOUTH - CONNECTICUT CROPS DAMAGED.
    GLOUCESTER, N. J., June 30. - At 1:20 this afternoon a windstorm of cyclonic character struck this city from the southwest, doing great damage to...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Gloucester City
    Gloucester City, a post-town of Camden co., N.J., on the Delaware River, and on the Camden, Gloucester & Mount Ephraim Railroad and the West Jersey...Read MORE...


  • News 1899 - KILLED AT GRADE CROSSING. TROLLEY CAR RUN DOWN, ONE LIFE LOST, 15 SEVERELY AND 15 SLIGHTLY INJURED.
    Camden, N. J., Sept. 8. - A bad grade crossing accident at Gloucester City this evening resulted in one death, the severe injury of fifteen persons,...Read MORE...


  • News 1911 - TRAIN KILLS FREEHOLDER
    GLOUCESTER, N. J., Nov. 8. - Thomas Cunningham, member of the Board of Freeholders of Gloucester County, was struck and instantly killed by an...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Gloucester, a township of Camden co., N.J. Pop. in 1900, 4018. See also Gloucester City.

    Gloucester City, a banking city of Camden co., N.J., on...Read MORE...


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  • Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA
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  • Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA
    WM. J. Stuebing
    Broadway & Monmouth St.
    Gloucester, N.J.


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Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA
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Broadway & Monmouth St.
Gloucester, N.J.
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  • 1854 - Gloucester
    Gloucester, a township of Camden county, New Jersey. Population, 2371.

    Gloucester, a city of Gloucester town ship, Camden county, New Jersey, on... Read MORE...

  • News  1859 - THE LATE STORM IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. LOSS OF LIFE AND DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY.
    We learn that the terrible storm of Wednesday evening was particularly destructive in Gloucester, N.J. It began in the vicinity of Glassboro at about ... Read MORE...

  • News  1892 - FIERCE EASTERN CYCLONE. TWO MEN KILLD AND BUILDINGS WRECKED IN NEW JERSEY. A DWELLING CRUSHED BENEATH A FLYING STRUCTURE - HEAVY WINDS AND RAIN TO THE SOUTH - CONNECTICUT CROPS DAMAGED.
    GLOUCESTER, N. J., June 30. - At 1:20 this afternoon a windstorm of cyclonic character struck this city from the southwest, doing great damage to... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Gloucester City
    Gloucester City, a post-town of Camden co., N.J., on the Delaware River, and on the Camden, Gloucester & Mount Ephraim Railroad and the West Jersey... Read MORE...

  • News  1899 - KILLED AT GRADE CROSSING. TROLLEY CAR RUN DOWN, ONE LIFE LOST, 15 SEVERELY AND 15 SLIGHTLY INJURED.
    Camden, N. J., Sept. 8. - A bad grade crossing accident at Gloucester City this evening resulted in one death, the severe injury of fifteen persons,... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - TRAIN KILLS FREEHOLDER
    GLOUCESTER, N. J., Nov. 8. - Thomas Cunningham, member of the Board of Freeholders of Gloucester County, was struck and instantly killed by an... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Gloucester, a township of Camden co., N.J. Pop. in 1900, 4018. See also Gloucester City.

    Gloucester City, a banking city of Camden co., N.J., on... Read MORE...

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