Tag: Municipal Hospital

  • Hallowell Lane

    Hallowell Lane

    Hallowell Lane, a street in Camden, stretches south from Sheridan Street to Ferry Avenue. Despite being the site of several notable landmarks, no buildings or businesses on this lane have ever used a Hallowell Lane address. Prominent sites on this street include the old Camden Municipal Hospital for Infectious Disease, New Camden Cemetery, and the…

  • Copewood Street

    Copewood Street

    Copewood Street, situated to the west of Haddon Avenue and directly across from Harleigh Cemetery, extends beneath the railway tracks and proceeds past Thorne Street until it reaches its endpoint at Davis Street. The street was officially established in the year 1917. Copewood Street is quite unique, as it lacks residential homes, with only one…

  • Pierce is Ousted as Safety Head

    Pierce is Ousted as Safety Head

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1960 Amid cheers and boos from spectators, Mayor Pierce was switched from director of public safety to public affairs director at a commission meeting Thursday night. Pierce lost control of the police and fire departments by a 4-1 vote. The motion to divest the mayor of the public safety department…

  • Woman Hits Husband Hurling Stone at Dog

    Woman Hits Husband Hurling Stone at Dog

    Philadelphia Inquirer – September 15, 1915 Man Sent to Hospital, Wife to Jail, When Aim of Latter at Howling Animal Fails The bad aim of Mrs. Ella Taylor, aged 25 years, of 3010 Pleasant street, East Camden, resulted in lots of trouble and incidentally sent her husband, William, aged 49 years, to Cooper Hospital, with…