Tag: 26th Street

  • 26th Street

    Twenty-Sixth Street, originally designated as Union Street and situated in what was once identified as the Pavonia area, now part of Cramer Hill, extends to East Camden, concluding at the intersection of Bank and Mickle Streets. Originally laid out prior to 1887, the street underwent a renaming process, occurring sometime after the 1899 annexation of…

  • The Streets of Camden

    Note: All numbered streets in Camden, NJ are “North” if above Federal Street and “South” if below Federal St. As an example, “North 4th Street” would mean that it’s north of Federal, while South 8th street would mean it is south of Federal. Street Name Also Known As First Appears Last Appears Notes 2nd Street…

  • Charles L. Alcott

    CHARLES L.” SHAD” ALCOTT was born in New Jersey around 1857. The Census indicates July of 1858. Sorting him out can be confusing as there was a Charles M. Alcott, born February of 1857, who lived in Camden at the same time. If they were related, it was not a close relationship. Charles L. Alcott…

  • Robert T. Abbott

    Robert T. Abbott

    ROBERT T. ABBOTT was born in Salem, New Jersey on March 21, 1869 to Benjamin P. Abbott and his wife, the former Beulah Horner. The family moved to the Wrightsville section of Stockton Township, what is now Camden, in the 1870s. The 1880 Census shows the family consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Abbott, Robert, and…

  • Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    Camden Courier-Post – January 16, 1928 ‘Five-and-Ten’ to Occupy Proposed Building at Twenty-Sixth St. F. W. Woolworth is invading East Camden with his “five and ten.” A 20 year lease was signed today, under the terms of which the merchant magnate will pay more than $150,000 rental for a store to be erected at the…

  • 3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    3 Policemen Hurt As Car Hits Ambulance

    Philadelphia Inquirer – December 14, 1915 Collision Occurs as Machine Speeds to Home of Man Who Attempted Suicide Three Camden policemen were injured, one of them seriously, last night, when the First district auto ambulance was struck by a trolley car while responding to a call from 2310 Carman street, where Bodine Stratton, 39 years…

  • Mrs. Abbott Dies in Her Husband’s Arms

    Mrs. Abbott Dies in Her Husband’s Arms

    Camden Post-Telegram – December 12, 1910 Wife of East Side Policeman Long Suffered With Tuberculosis; Was a Daughter of Ludwig Schuck Mrs. Margaret Abbott, wife of Policeman Robert T. Abbott, died this morning at 6 o’clock after several years illness with consumption, at her home, No. 49 North Twenty-sixth street. Death came rather unexpectedly, although…