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  Burlington, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The council of West Jersey Proprietors purchased roughly thirty miles of riverfront land in 1676 from the Lenape.
Burlington was founded on part of that land by settlers (primarily Quakers) in 1677, and served as the capital of the province of West Jersey until 1702.
Burlington takes its name (including the county name) from the English east-coast town of Bridlington, of which, Burlington was a distict but is now amalgamated into the larger Bridlington town.
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 Burlington County, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burlington County is a county located in the state of New Jersey.
It had been in Burlington, but as population moved away from the Delaware River a more central location was needed.
Burlington County is the largest of New Jersey's 21 counties.
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 Burlington, New Jersey -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Burlington is a city located in (Click link for more info and facts about Burlington County, New Jersey) Burlington County, New Jersey.
Burlington was founded on part of that land by settlers (primarily (A Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers) Quakers) in 1677, and served as the capital of the province of (Click link for more info and facts about West Jersey) West Jersey until 1702.
Burlington borders (Click link for more info and facts about Burlington Township) Burlington Township and the (A river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay) Delaware River.
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 Encyclopedia: Burlington, New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The original provinces of West and East New Jersey are shown in yellow and green respectively.
The Delaware River at New Hope, Pennsylvania The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
The Burlington-Bristol Bridge is a truss bridge with a lift span crossing the Delaware River from Burlington, New Jersey to Bristol, Pennsylvania.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is bounded on the north by New York State, on the east by the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware Bay, and on the west by the Delaware River.
The possession of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and adjacent lands was subsequently claimed by the Dutch and Swedes.
In 1738 New Jersey petitioned for a distinct administration, and Lewis Morris was appointed governor.
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The City of Burlington is governed under the Faulkner_Act_(Mayor-Council) system of municipal government.
The council of West_Jersey Proprietors purchased roughly thirty miles of riverfront land in 1676 from the Lenape.
Burlington was founded on part of that land by settlers (primarily Quakers) in 1677, and served as the capital of the province of West_Jersey until 1702.
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 Search the Mirror, Burlington County, New Jersey
Nathan Palmer began publishing the "Burlington Mirror" in 1818 in Mount Holly, the county seat for Burlington County, New Jersey, as a weekly newspaper focusing on business and real estate concerns of the county.
Of note are the marriage and death notices from 1818-1848 (before NJ began recording vital statistics), excellent coverage of the Civil War (especially the Burlington County Regiment), detailed legislative and agricultural news, and local news from individual townships.
Burlington County Library Headquarters in Westampton, NJ own the microfilm and will do research upon request for a fee.
index.bcls.lib.nj.us /Mirror   (182 words)

 Burlington County, New Jersey
On our New Jersey State Real Estate page you can locate realtors and real estate agencies, town by town or county by county.
New Jersey in Prints offers a neat way to remember your visit to New Jersey.
On our New Jersey Colleges and Universities page we not only give you a complete listing of colleges, universities and technical schools in the state but also offer several schools where you can request free information...
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 Burlington County New Jersey, Homes for sale
Burlington County is literally the "heart of the Delaware Valley." Located within the Philadelphia Metropolitan area, Burlington County has become one of the most diversified counties in the state, boasting numerous farm lands, expanding business and industrial centers, and the beauty of Pinelands.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology along with the BCC and the county plan to build a high technology campus in Mt. Laurel.
Burlington County is the second-largest cranberry producing area in the United States.
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 Local Event Burlington NJ New Jersey + Movie - City Guide
Burlington County Amphitheater West Hampton, Run under the auspices of the Burlington County Parks Department, this five hundred seat amphitheatre is host to a variety of concerts, performances and other events throughout each season.
Burlington Town Festival High Street and River Promenade, Burlington, NJ 08016, This annual event, held in May, is sponsored by the Burlington Tourism Council and features free historic tours, food vendors, children’s entertainment and activities, music, and much more.
Burlington County Farm Fair 306 Georgia Drive, Cinnaminson, Burlington, NJ 08077, Lumberton, Held each July, this annual fair showcases the agricultural history and culture of the Burlington County region, and is both an entertainment and educational event.
www.discoverourtown.com /TownPage.php?Town=1153&Cat=Events   (490 words)

 Cranberry Growing in New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New Jersey has a long rich history of the commercial cranberry cultivation.
More recently, P. Marucci, entomologist for the New Jersey Agricultural Experimentation Station, was instrumental in solving many of the insect related problem in New Jersey cranberry beds, particularly in the area of cranberry pollination.
In New Jersey, only a small fraction of the crop is utilized as fresh fruit.
www.rce.rutgers.edu /burlington/cranberr.htm   (2959 words)

 Historic County of Burlington, New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Three major tribes of this race occupied New Jersey, north to south: the Minsi, Unami, and Unilachtigo; whose totems or insignia were respectively the wolf, turtle, and turkey.
The native Indians of Burlington County were of the Unami or Turtle tribe, thought to be the parent tribe of the three.
This led to another conference, sponsored by Governor Bernard of New Jersey and Tedyuscung, and held at Burlington in August, 1758.
www.burlco.lib.nj.us /county/history/native.html   (465 words)

 Historic Sites In Burlington County New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Burlington County, through the Cultural and Heritage Commission, was a pioneer in carrying out a comprehensive county?wide survey in 1975?1976.
In part, this is because there is, in New Jersey, no mechanism for funding the preparation of nominations.
In Flemish checker, this effect is enhanced by the use of headers that are burned or glazed to fl or dark gray.
www.co.burlington.nj.us /county/info/history/township/introduction.htm   (1197 words)

 Joseph Archer Burlington, New Jersey, and Indiana
Joseph1 ARCHER was born 1730, and died October 1783 in Mansfeild twp., Burlington Co., New Jersey.
Mary2 ARCHER (Joseph1) was born November 28, 1756 in Mansfeild twp., Burlington Co., New Jersey, and died September 22, 1817 in Centerville, Ohio.
A native ot New Jersey, he removed to Philadelphia, where he was created Judge of one of the courts.
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 Joseph Archer Burlington, New Jersey, and Indiana
A native to New Jersey, he removed to Philadelphia, where he was created Judge of one of the courts.
He was a man of strong mental and physical abilities and, though his education was deficient, he was a power in the community, and every one felt confidence in his keen judgment.
He was constantly suggesting new measures for the advancement of the community's interests.
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 Elizabeth White and Historic Whitesbog, Burlington County, New Jersey
This article is an excerpt from the 1981 Unpublished Manuscript on the History of the Whitesbog Cranberry and Blueberry Plantation, Burlington County, New Jersey prepared for the New Jersey Conservation Foundation by William C. Bolger.
Her first job at the bogs in 1893 was handing out tickets to the harvest crew in return for the boxes of cranberries that they picked by hand during the fall months.
She was also the first woman member of the American Cranberry Association and became its first woman to receive the New Jersey Department of Agriculture's citation (White 1953: personal communication).
www.whitesbog.org /elizabethwhite.html   (1714 words)

 Burlington County, New Jersey
Teedsters.com -- a daily'ish journal from a Burlington County NJ resident who races motorcycles, quads, fishs in the Delaware, is involved with a local wrestling club dis,dat&da'otha :)...
New recipes are added all the time so come back often.
Because this is the Burlington County seat you will also find a listing of all the couty services.
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 www.habitatbcnj.org - Welcome to Habitat for Humanity, Burlington County, NJ, Affiliate
This puts such modest housing out of range for nearly 1 million (970,020) New Jersey workers, and any families that depend solely on their salaries, including word processors (average salary $24,710), office clerks (average salary: $22,714), retail salespeople (average salary $20,530), bank tellers (average salary: $18,699), waiters and waitresses (average salary: $13,062).
In coming weeks, the state is expected to release new "obligations" for low- and moderate-income housing to municipalities statewide.
New Jersey needs a more effective approach to providing affordable housing, especially if it wants to keep and attract businesses that can fuel a thriving economy.
www.habitatbcnj.org   (266 words)

 Real Estate Appraisers in Burlington, New Jersey, Usa | APPRAISERSdotCOM
TMR, serving New Jersey, Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, has the most advanced technological capabilities to meet any delivery requirements.
We are experienced in both Commercial and Residential Properties which are located in New Jersey.
Serving South Jersey since 1965 appraising residential and Commercial property for mortgages,expert testimony for litigation, tax appeals, divorces, bankruptcies, estates, damages, stigma and businesses.
www.appraisers.com /usa/new_jersey/burlington   (913 words)

 SODAT of New Jersey
SODAT of New Jersey, Inc is a non-profit drug/alcohol outpatient multifaceted agency head-quartered in Woodbury, Gloucester County New Jersey.
Services to Overcome Drug Abuse Among Teenagers of New Jersey, Inc. (SODAT, Inc) was established in Gloucester County in 1969 as a free-standing, non-profit agency staffed by professional substance abuse counselors.
Information which is property of SODAT of New Jersey, Inc. may be copied and used provided a link back to http://www.sodat.org/ is placed on the site where the information is used.
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 Amy Vasquez for Freeholder
A Vision for a Better Burlington County, Amy and Dean's plan for making county government accountable, accessible, and an asset for all citizens.
It is with your support that we can bring debate back to the Burlington County Freeholder Board and truly make our county the best it can be.
A paradigm shift from spending for the sake of spending to focusing our resources on what is needed for a safe, healthy and prosperous county is critical to Burlington County's future.
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 Township of Maple Shade, County of Burlington, State of New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Township of Maple Shade, County of Burlington, State of New Jersey
Maple Shade is located in the county of Burlington, State of New Jersey, approximately 10 miles from center city Philadelphia.
The Township is served by Interstate 295, the New Jersey Turnpike, State Highway Routes 38, 73, and 41, and County Road 537.
www.mapleshade.com   (71 words)

 A1 Burlington County Footlighters Community Theater and Childrens Acting Workshop in Cinnaminson New Jersey - Non ...
Established in 1938 and based in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, the Burlington County Footlighters is one of the most dynamic non-profit community theater groups in the state and today boasts an active membership of over 500 subscribers across the Middle Atlantic region.
Parents of our young workshop apprentices appreciate the fact that their children are developing skills in music, dance and drama in a fun environment.
Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant to the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
www.bcfootlighters.com   (474 words)

 Burlington County Chamber of Commerce - The Voice of Business
The Burlington County Chamber of Commerce is comprised of businesses, non-profit organizations and government entities who work together to improve the economic viability of Burlington County and the business potential of our members.
Committed to the economic development of Burlington County, we are the "Voice of Business".
Our unified voice of over 400 member businesses is heard across the county and by every legislator representing Burlington County on issues of importance to the business community.
www.bccoc.com   (201 words)

 Burlington New Jersey Local Businesses, Entertainment & Community Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
History The council of West Jersey Proprietors purchased roughly thirty miles of riverfront land in 1676 from the Lenape.
Geography Burlington is located at 40°4'23" North, 74°51'20" West (40.073110, -74.855693)1.
Out of the total population, 11.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
www.justaroundtown.com /index.cfm?AreaID=49   (773 words)

 Burlington Rotary Club, Burlington New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chartered January 20th, 1953, Burlington Rotary Club (#5939) is justly proud of their accomplishments.
Support is given the Home for Aged Women in Burlington City, a century-old organization that provides a safe living environment for elderly women who have no means of support.
For over 50 years Burlington Rotary has nurtured deep roots in the historic community of Burlington New Jersey.
www.rotaryburlington.org   (476 words)

 Burlington County, New Jersey Genealogical Records Information
The New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Pl., Newark, NJ 07102; 973-596-8500 ext 248 or 249
The lines of the old London and Yorkshire Tenths were first laid down in 1681, and that year has sometimes been named as a beginning date for the County.
The early boundaries, extending from the "Pensauquin" on the south to the Assunpink or "Falls of Delaware" (later Trenton) on the north, were next amplified by naming eastward bounds "from the mouth of Little Egg Harbour River along the seacoast to the line...
www.mynewjerseygenealogy.com /nj_county/bu.htm   (541 words)

 Search the Bordentown Register, Burlington County, New Jersey
The "Bordentown Palladium" was founded in 1845 as a weekly community paper serving the Bordentown region of Burlington County, New Jersey, an area six miles south of Trenton.
Burlington County Library Headquarters in Westampton, NJ, the
The Bordentown Branch Library staff and volunteers are currently indexing the newspaper with 34,100 citations in the database to date.
index.bcls.lib.nj.us /BordentownRegister   (142 words)

 Burlington County Volunteers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The New Jersey Tree Foundation will provide tools and gloves for the tree planting days.
The American Cancer Society is currently seeking volunteer drivers in South Jersey to transport cancer patients to and from lifesaving treatments through the Road-to-Recovery program.
Burlington County Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build is seeking women of all skill levels, novice as well as experienced to participate in the construction of Habitat homes.
www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org   (454 words)

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