Tag: Avon Street

  • Avon Street

    Avon Street is a one-block thoroughfare, stretching south from 429 Royden Street to Line Street, positioned between West Street and South 4th Street in South Camden. It intersects with Beckett Street. The street’s layout seems to have been established between 1878 and 1887. By 1906, there were six two-story brick homes lining Avon Street.

  • Save Man, 88, In S. Camden Home Blaze

    Save Man, 88, In S. Camden Home Blaze

    Camden Courier-Post – January 26, 1957 A neighbor who ran several blocks Friday night when she saw smoke and flames brought firemen to rescue Samuel Liberetti, 88, of 606 Avon st., near West and Beckett sts. Liberetti was trapped in the cellar by the flames on the stairway and was found by firemen lying semi-conscious…

  • News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – March 1, 1905 Attacked at Third and Mickle streets, Camden, late Monday night by a man, Mrs. Bessie O. Day, of Seventh and Clinton streets, had her clothing cutt in strips. The man, said to be a male acquaintance, followed Mrs. Day off a ferryboat and attacked her near the P. R.…