Market Street

Market Street, looking East from N. 2nd Street. Photo circa 1893.

It is likely that Market Street was so-named as it linked directly to Market Street in Philadelphia, via Ferry, and was an easy naming that allowed travelers to know their destination. It also likely helped tourism in both cities. If you zoom the map out slightly, you will see that Market Street in Camden follows the path of Market Street in Philadelphia. There is no known “market” that existed in Camden on Market Street.

The Market was actually at Third and Federal.


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