Camping in the Pine Barrens

With it’s close proximity to urban and suburban locales, the wilderness of the Pine Barrens makes it a natural attracion for those who are looking to experience nature. To that end, there are numerous...

Fighting Fire in Waterford – Sept. 16, 1895

Fighting Fire in Waterford – Sept. 16, 1895

FIGHTING FIRE IN WATERFORD Thousands of Acres of Cedar Swamps Ablaze Cranberry Bogs Destroyed A Gallop for Life. WATERFORD, N. J., Sept. 15.— A terrific fire is destroying thousands of acres of cedar swamps...

An Ocean County Forest Fire

An Ocean County Forest Fire

The following is reprinted from “A History of Monmouth and Ocean County” by Edwin Salter. Fires have been so frequent in the extensive forests of Ocean County, that it is a hopeless task to...

Charles Boyer Obituary

Charles Boyer Obituary

Charles S. Boyer, 67, well known historian and retired Camden business man, died yesterday at his home, 205 East Central avenue, Moorestown. He had been ill but a short time. As president and one...

Willis Buzby Obituary

Willis Buzby Obituary

Willis J. Buzby, 67, well-known resident of the pines, died suddenly at his home in Chatsworth late Wednesday night from a heart attack. Discovery of his death was made by his wife, Elsie M.,...

Joseph Wharton Obituary

Joseph Wharton Obituary

Joseph Wharton Dead. Prominent Ironmaker Expires at Home in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11. — Joseph Wharton, one of the prominent residents of this city and one of the largest individual iron manufacturers in the...

Digging New Jersey’s Past

Digging New Jersey’s Past

Archaeology. The word conjures up images of Indiana Jones, lost Mayan temples hidden in the jungles of Central America, and treasure beyond compare. Seldom do we think of New Jersey when it comes to...

Batsto and the Bloomaries

Batsto and the Bloomaries

BATSTO AND THE BLOOMARIES, BY CARMITA DE SALMA JONES The silence that pervades South Jersey is musical to one upon whose sympathetic imagination the past plays keenly. It seems to echo the humming of...