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Haddonfield was incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 6, 1875, within portions of Haddon Township following a referendum on the same day. The borough became an independent municipality in 1894. The borough was named for Elizabeth Haddon, an early settler of the area.


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  • 1718 - Haddonfield settled.
    One of the earliest residents was John Haddon.

  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Colonial House
    New Jersey changed from a Colony to a State by the Legislature in session here Sept. 1777.
    Postcard
  • 1854 - Haddonfield
    Haddonfield, a flourishing post-village of Newton township, Camden county, New Jersey, on Cooper's creek, 6 miles S. E. from Camden, and on the...Read MORE...


  • 1858 - Dinosaur Fossil Found
    The first nearly complete dinosaur fossil is found in Haddonfield

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html

  • 1859
    HADDONFIELD, a small town of Newton co., in New Jersey, U.S., 9 m. SE by E of Philadelphia.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • 1895 - Haddonfield
    Had'donfield, a neat post-borough of Camden co., N.J., in Haddon township, near Cooper's Creek, and on the Camden & Atlantic Railroad, 6 miles S.E....Read MORE...


  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Chemical Engine, Haddon Fire Co. No. 1, Haddonfield, N.J.
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    West Main St., looking East
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Elizabeth Haddon House, 1907
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Ruins of the Old Haddon Mill, 1908
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1908
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    East Main Street, looking East, Showing Historic Buttonwood Trees on Left (1910)
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    East Main and Ellis Sts.
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Shepherd's Home, 1915
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  • 1916
    Haddonfield, a banking post-borough of Camden co., N.J., near Cooper's Creek, and on the West Jersey and Seashore R., 6 miles SE. of Camden. Its...Read MORE...


  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Friends School, Haddon Ave.
    Postcard
  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    The Fort Nightly
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Haddonfield Library and Historical Library
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Baptist Church, 1941
    Postcard
  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Borough Hall
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Episcopal Church, 1948
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    Fire House
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  • Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
    County Branch Y.M.C.A.
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  • 1963 - "Ski Board" Invented
    Snowboarding pioneer Tom Sims of Haddonfield creates the "ski board," an early version of the snowboard

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html



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Colonial House
New Jersey changed from a Colony to a State by the Legislature in session here Sept. 1777.
Postcard

Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Chemical Engine, Haddon Fire Co. No. 1, Haddonfield, N.J.
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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West Main St., looking East
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Elizabeth Haddon House, 1907
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Ruins of the Old Haddon Mill, 1908
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1908
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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East Main Street, looking East, Showing Historic Buttonwood Trees on Left (1910)
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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East Main and Ellis Sts.
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Shepherd's Home, 1915
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Friends School, Haddon Ave.
Postcard

Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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The Fort Nightly
Postcard

Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Haddonfield Library and Historical Library
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Baptist Church, 1941
Postcard

Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Borough Hall
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Episcopal Church, 1948
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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Fire House
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Haddonfield, New Jersey, USA
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County Branch Y.M.C.A.
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  • 1718 - Haddonfield settled.
    One of the earliest residents was John Haddon.
  • 1854 - Haddonfield
    Haddonfield, a flourishing post-village of Newton township, Camden county, New Jersey, on Cooper's creek, 6 miles S. E. from Camden, and on the... Read MORE...

  • 1858 - Dinosaur Fossil Found
    The first nearly complete dinosaur fossil is found in Haddonfield

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html
  • 1859
    HADDONFIELD, a small town of Newton co., in New Jersey, U.S., 9 m. SE by E of Philadelphia.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • 1895 - Haddonfield
    Had'donfield, a neat post-borough of Camden co., N.J., in Haddon township, near Cooper's Creek, and on the Camden & Atlantic Railroad, 6 miles S.E.... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Haddonfield, a banking post-borough of Camden co., N.J., near Cooper's Creek, and on the West Jersey and Seashore R., 6 miles SE. of Camden. Its... Read MORE...

  • 1963 - "Ski Board" Invented
    Snowboarding pioneer Tom Sims of Haddonfield creates the "ski board," an early version of the snowboard

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html

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