Tag: 36th Street

  • 36th Street

    36th Street

    Thirty-Sixth Street extends from the Delaware River south, crossing River Road to Federal Street. Following the standard convention for numbered streets in Camden, it is North 36th Street above Federal, and South 36th Street below Federal. North 36th Street serves as Camden’s northern border with Pennsauken Township at various points along its length, leading to…

  • Federal Street

    Federal Street

    Federal Street was originally called Joseph Cooper’s Lane, and ran from the river to the old Haddonfield Road. In 1803 Joshua Cooper, who was an ardent Federalist, called it Federal Street. His father, Daniel Cooper, had, in 1764, built a large three-story brick house and established a ferry about the same time to Philadelphia. This…

  • Growing up in Cramer Hill

    Ted Frett grew up in Cramer Hill at North 29th Street and Tyler Avenue, and shared his memories of growing up in Cramer Hill in the 1940s and 1950s.