Tag: Division Street

  • Clare Street

    Clare Street

    Clare Street, a one-block thoroughfare in South Camden, New Jersey, runs south from 338 Pine Street to 335 Division Street. It holds a distinct place in the city’s history, reflecting both its urban development and changes in community identity over time. Originally named Pine Avenue, this street underwent a name change to Clare Street between…

  • Isaac Merrick

    Isaac Merrick, born around 1843, possibly in England, established residence in Camden by 1869, initially residing at 230 Division Street, followed by 424 Mt. Vernon Street in the 1870s. By 1878, he relocated to French’s Court, a now-vanished street extending from 1121 Broadway to the rear of the Kaighn School, situated in South Camden. In…

  • Division Street

    Division Street

    Division Street became Ramona Gonzalez Street in 1997, saluting a community leader who co-founded the city’s San Juan Bautista parade. Did Division Street ever divide anything?

  • Zuni Athletic Association

    The Zuni Athletic Association sponsored semi-pro sports teams as early as the spring of 1930 and into the early 60s. It appears to have founded in that year. Founding members included Peter Barbalace, Pasquale “Pat” Barbalace, Emil Aceto, John LaPlaca, and Jack O’Neil. The Zuni clubhouse in its early years was at 464 Royden Street.…

  • Amanda Alloway

    Amanda Alloway, who was born in New Jersey in November 1843, had a notable life deeply intertwined with the historical tapestry of Camden, New Jersey. She married Joseph Alloway by 1863, and the couple had three children: Charles, born in December 1863, Joseph, born on November 22, 1865, and Ida May, born around 1867. The…

  • New name for Camden street near planned HQ

    New name for Camden street near planned HQ

    Camden Courier-Post – August 10, 2016 CAMDEN – Subaru of America isn’t expected to move here until sometime next year, but the firm’s already had a change of address. City Council members voted Tuesday to rename one block of Mount Ephraim Avenue that runs past the construction site for the auto firm’s future headquarters. The…

  • Police Investigate 3 Fires in 4 Hours In One Section

    Police Investigate 3 Fires in 4 Hours In One Section

    Camden Courier-Post – July 31, 1952 Kaighn School Razed; Blazes Set in Church, Unoccupied House Police today are investigating the possibility that three fires Wednesday within a quarter-mile area inside of three hours and 46 minutes were the work of a firebug. The blaze which razed the Kaighn School, 5th and Chestnut Sts., Seriously damaged…

  • JOE MONTANA WED TO MISS PALLADINO

    JOE MONTANA WED TO MISS PALLADINO

    Camden Courier Post – February 9, 1933 Camden Wrestler and Bridge Are Given Dinner Attended by Notables Miss Emma Palladino, one of the fairest daughters of Camden’s “Little Italy” yesterday became the bride of Joseph Montana, heavyweight wrestler, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Fourth and Division streets. Idol of Italian youth in this…

  • News of a Day in the City of Camden

    News of a Day in the City of Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – May 23, 1906 Considerable surprise was manifested in Camden yesterday when it was announced that Anna Turner, the sixteen-year-old daughter of Frank Turner, a prominent builder and contractor, has been marred since January 21 to Louis Voegtlin, formerly of Camden, but now of Trenton. Up until the past few days Miss Turner,…