Tag: Harrison Avenue

  • Bergen Avenue

    Bergen Avenue is located in Camden’s Cramer Hill section, east of North 32nd Street. It runs north from Cleveland Avenue, crossing Hayes Avenue, River Road, and Harrison Avenue toward the Delaware River, and ends at Farragut Avenue. Bergen Avenue is likely named after either Martin V. Bergen or Christopher A. Bergen, both prominent figures in…

  • Cramer Hill

    Cramer Hill

    Cramer Hill derives its name from Alfred Cramer, who in the late 19th century purchased large tracts of farmland, for the most part between Federal Street and the Delaware River in what was then Stockton Township, subdivided the land into building lots, and sold them on an installment basis to people of average means. This…

  • Growing up in Cramer Hill

    By Ted Frett 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. I grew up at the corner of 29th and Tyler Avenue in Cramer Hill across from the athletic fields of Von Nieda Park…

  • Head of Pyne Poynt Garden Group Says Relief Job Needs “More Heart”

    Head of Pyne Poynt Garden Group Says Relief Job Needs “More Heart”

    Demand that Dr. Arthur L. Stone be retained as Camden city director of emergency relief was made by Walter S. Agin, president of the Pyne Poynt Garden Club, at a meeting of the Cox Garden Club at Twenty-first Street and Harrison Avenue. “The city gardeners ask John Colt, state director of relief, to refuse to…