Tag: Burns Street

  • Milton Street

    Milton Street

    Byron Street, Burns Street, and Milton Street in North Camden have an intertwined history that traces back to the late 19th century. According to the 1890-1891 directory, only a few homes existed on Milton Street, indicating that development started at the ends of Byron Street and gradually filled in. Byron Street appears to have been…

  • Byron Street

    Byron Street

    Byron Street was part of North Camden’s literary-themed Poet’s Row neighborhood, first documented in the 1890-1891 Camden City Directory. The streets, christened after illustrious English literary figures, extended east to west from North 2nd Street, northward from Erie Street. Byron Street, leading the way just north of Erie, was the first to be developed, followed…

  • Poet’s Row

    Poet’s Row

    Byron, Burns and Milton Streets East of N. 2nd Street The three blocks of houses that came to be known as Poet’s Row first appear in the Camden City Directory of 1890-1891. Named for famous figures of English literature, the streets ran east and west from North 2nd Street, north of Erie Street. The first…

  • Vincent Ariel Tydeman

    Vincent Ariel Tydeman

    VINCENT ARIEL TYDEMAN was born in New Jersey on August 24, 1883 to Edmund and Sarah Tydeman, who had come to America from England in 1878 with their nine children. Another child, Florence, was born just before the June 1880 census. Edmund Tydeman, the oldest son of a Baptist minister, was an optician who had…