Category Archives: More Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey

Spring at Paint Island Spring

Skunk Cabbage, a photo by ammodramus88 on Flickr. It’s easy to miss Paint Island Spring, even though the road that runs past it is named after the spring. It’s just a tangly wet spot at a dip in the road, … Continue reading

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For Veterans Day: Jackson Quigley

Arney’s Mount is the highest point in Burlington County. It also boasts an old Quaker meeting house that is still in use today. Attached to the meeting house is a cemetery, which includes the grave of Jackson Quigley, who died … Continue reading

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Waln’s Mill Stencil

Beck wrote a particularly elegaic piece about Walnford in Monmouth County. His piece evokes a nostalgia for older and simpler times. The interpretive signage now posted in the buildings at Walnford tells a somewhat different and less romantic story about … Continue reading

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