Tag: Border Street

  • Border Street

    Border Street, later renamed Mt. Ephraim Avenue in the 2000s, was a small street that originally ran from Line Street and Haddon Avenue northward along the railroad tracks. It intersected with Starr Avenue (also later renamed Mt. Ephraim Avenue) at some point between 1914 and 1946, and continued to intersect with Newton Avenue. In more…

  • Mount Ephraim Avenue

    Mount Ephraim Avenue

    Dating back to 1878, and originally named Border Street until the 2000’s, Mt. Ephraim Avenue has a history rooted in the past when it operated as the Mount Ephraim Turnpike, functioning as a toll road. Its origins trace back to the junction of Line Street and Haddon Avenue. In a subsequent period, roughly between 1929…

  • Storm Snaps Heat Plague; 4 More Drown

    Storm Snaps Heat Plague; 4 More Drown

    Camden Courier-Post – June 13, 1933 Man and Woman Struck by Lightning; Mercury Tumbles A violent electric storm, which paralyzed a South Camden woman, accompanied by a driving rain tumbled the mercury last night and ended, temporarily, the six-day heat wave. The storm came after four persons were added yesterday to the five drowning victims…