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Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path

Ruth Holmes Honadle

Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path

glimpses of life, nature, and change on a Cream Ridge farm

by Ruth Holmes Honadle

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Published by Triangle Reprocenter in Freehold, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Creamridge (N.J.),
  • Upper Freehold (N.J. : Township),
  • New Jersey,
  • Creamridge.,
  • Upper Freehold (Township)
    • Subjects:
    • Holmes family.,
    • Farm life -- New Jersey -- Creamridge.,
    • Farm life -- New Jersey -- Upper Freehold (Township),
    • Historic farms -- New Jersey -- Creamridge.,
    • Historic sites -- New Jersey -- Creamridge.,
    • Creamridge (N.J.) -- History.,
    • Upper Freehold (N.J. : Township) -- History.

    • About the Edition

      Focuses on a 300-acre area once known as the Holmes Farm.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-134) and index.

      Other titlesTwixt Crosswicks Creek & Burlington Path
      StatementRuth Holmes Honadle and George Holmes Honadle.
      ContributionsHonadle, George.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF144.C83 H66 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3967550M
      LC Control Number2001273543
      OCLC/WorldCa46992642

      Crosswicks Creek More technical paddling due to downed trees and narrow passages. Mostly shade in the upper portion as we will be in the forest with more of a remote feel. Possibility of not making it all the way to Groveville due to a blockage and then having lunch . The red brick building still stands at the corner of Crosswicks and Burlington streets. a boat launch and pontoon jetty where the Delaware and Crosswicks Creek converge, and a favorite of kayakers. Among my favorite shops in town are the Old Book Shop, where I can spend hours perusing its large selection of books on New Jersey history.

        The Crosswicks Creek has powered several mills and contributed to the growth of several towns along its path, Timmins Mill, Ocean County, the former name of New Egypt, which just happens to be the approximate Geographical Center of New Jersey, Waln ’s Mill, in Walnford, Monmouth County, The mill there built in the ’s, The mansion The Delaware River is a major river on the Atlantic coast of the United drains an area of 14, square miles (36, km 2) in four U.S. states: Delaware (Delaware is technically named after the river), New Jersey, New York and in two branches in New York state's Catskill Mountains, the river flows miles ( km) into Delaware Bay where its waters enter the.

      Crosswicks Creek & Environs The creek begins near Fort Dix in Burlington County, travels 7 miles through Monmouth County, and ultimately empties into the Delaware River. Jonathan Most of the greenway forms a narrow corridor of park and agricultural land around Crosswicks Creek (green & yellow areas on map inside). Doctors Creek joins the Crosswicks Creek in Hamilton Township, which flows into the Delaware River near the Hamilton-Trenton-Bordentown Marsh. The plan notes that the watershed is: A valuable natural resource that provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. The water quality of the Crosswicks Creek .


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Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path by Ruth Holmes Honadle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path: Glimpses of life, nature, and change on a Cream Ridge farm [Honadle, Ruth Holmes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path: Glimpses of life, nature, and change on a Cream Ridge farm.

"Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path: Glimpses of Life, Nature and Change on a Cream Ridge Farm" is the result of combined efforts of mother and son Ruth Holmes and George Holmes Honadle.

"Holmes" is Ruth's family name, one of the oldest in the Upper Freehold region. Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path Ruth Holmes Honadle Not in Library. Read.

Read. Committee on Natural Resources., 2 books Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, 2 books John T. Schlebecker, 2 books Finn Stendal Pedersen, 1 book Rosa Schumacher, 1 book R. Walther. of a. on Crosswicks Creek and John TOMLINSON's Run. 1st m. (March).

for Thomas SINGLETON, of 25 a. in the town bounds of Burlington, on Birch Creek, betw. John KINSEY and Robt STACY. 2d m. (April). for Daniel LEEDS, of a., at the head of a brook, betw. Hananiah GAUNT and Thomas BUDD, the line cross.

Crosswicks Creek Park, with Historic Walnford as its centerpiece, is a 2,acre park in Upper Freehold Twixt Crosswicks Creek and Burlington Path book.

Most of the Crosswicks Creek Park forms a narrow corridor of land around Crosswicks Creek. Another 2, acres of surrounding farmland is preserved by the county and state Farmland Preservation Program. * (F) Book B, p. Burlington Path being the King's highway from Crosswicks Creek by George Keith's plantation to John Hamptons as ye way now goeth and so to the Leonards.

* (F) Book E, p. 56,BENJAMIN BORDEN of Middletown to WILLIAM WINTER, cordwainer, of the same place. Visit and view the beautiful gristmill along the banks of Crosswicks Creek. Speak and interact with knowledgeable staff on weekends April-November from p.m. as they describe the workings of the mill.

All ages are welcome, under 14 with adult. Call for more information regarding drop-in programs and reserved group tours. Crosswicks Creek is a mile-long ( km) tributary of the Delaware River in Burlington County, New Jersey in the United States.

Crosswicks Creek watershed encompasses parts of Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Its headwaters flow from the Fort Dix and McGuire Air Force Base Military Reserves in a northwesterly direction and then turn sharply south where it meets the. Crosswicks: Burlington-Cretaceous-Vertebrates-fish-Pycnodus: Can't find any citations for a Green Malls formation (Green Marls?) ,MCU: Crosswicks Creek: Burlington: Good section thru marl beds--Invertebrates-cephalopods: An American Geological Railway Guide p ,CU: Ellisdale: Burlington: in bed of.

It’s one of those situations where the uninvited guest proves the most entertaining when the party-hearty host is on the fade. Such is the case with the northern snakehead and the August meltdown of largemouth activity in the tributaries of the Delaware River in the New Jersey area stretching from Little Mantua Creek in Gloucester northward into the Crosswicks Creek in Burlington County.

Roger Parke resided near “Crosswicks* Creek,” a few miles east of Trenton inand about that time commenced his study of the Indian practice of medicine with the Indians at Wissamenson. To do this, he probably made frequent pilgrimages over this path.

It passed over the north branch of the Cohansey, called Mill Creek, at a place where the mill was first erected, somewhat below the present mill-dam, and then along the Indian path about a mile east of Bridgeton, through the Indian fields, passing by the Pine Tavern, then over to the road from Salem, near the present Clarksboro in Gloucester.

D&R Canal State Park – Abbot Marshlands – Bordentown, Burlington County, NJ Distance – miles total Type – One way trail Difficulty: 1 of 10 Website – Friends of Abbott Marshlands Open – Sunrise to Sunset.

Terrain – Fields, marsh, woods, river Surface – Mostly crushed stone Trailheads – Bordentown Beach – 40° 8’″N, 74°43’″W Rt Delaware River. Crosswicks Creek Park, with Historic Walnford as its centerpiece, is a 1,+ acre park in Upper Freehold Township.

Most of the Crosswicks Creek Park forms a narrow corridor of land around Crosswicks Creek. Another 2, acres of surrounding farmland is preserved by the county and state Farmland Preservation Program. There was no water in the trib at low tide so, staying on the larger Crosswicks Creek, we saved it for the way back.

We went under the 3-part bridge of Rt about 3 miles in. The woods are increasingly close now as you slalom through a low-tide graveyard of ancient tree skeletons. Where one tree trunk stretched all the way across with a major. english: crosswicks creek iii site; here where crosswicks creek and the delaware river join 44 continental ships were destroyed in a british raid in where they were trapped following the british capture of philadelphia.

two of these ships still lie under the water of crosswicks creek. a monument has been erected by the colonial dames at the end of prince street overlooking the site. Before the Battle of Monmouth — J On Jthe British troops in Philadelphia abandoned the city. They crossed over the Delaware River into New Jersey at Coopers Ferry (now Camden) and began a march across New Jersey towards New York City, the main British stronghold in America throughout the Revolutionary War.

They marched on a path through Haddonfield, Cherry Hill. Described in a deed dated March 13 by Samuel Jenings of Greenhill, Burlington County, yeoman, to William Hixson of Crosswicks Creek, husbandman, for acres to be taken up in West Jersey, in exchange for acres in ffenwicks Colony.

Dated September Abraham Browne served on the jury for Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Thomas Foulke, along with Samuel Taylor and others, was named as a leader who "instead of going west, as most did, came east and took up the rich lands along Crosswicks Creek", in Chesterfield Twp. Elizabeth Foulke was a witness to the will of Thomas Farnsworth, of Chesterfield, Burlington County.

June 3. It was a neat book, with hand drawn replicas of inscriptions of gravestones. "All that tract of Land lying on the westerly side of Crosswicks Creek or River in ye County of Monmouth, &c: Beginning where ye line of partition between ye two provinces of East and West Jersey crosseth ye sd Creek or River, & runing along ye sd line of partition.

In he lived in a Quaker settlement on Crosswick’s Creek, but he traveled so often to Wissamonson [Woodbridge] to study medicine under old Indian squaws and medicine men that his path was called “Roger’s Road.” About he moved his family to Hopewell as its first white settlers.

Children. John PARKE I b: in Burlington Co. Near the mouth of Crosswicks Creek, in a low, swampy area, he erected an embankment to create a lake about yards wide and half a mile long, dotted with landscaped islands. The upper, narrower end of the lake was spanned by an arched stone bridge.

Joseph Bonaparte built himself a mansion on a bluff overlooking the lake and Crosswicks Creek.Crosswicks is a branch of the Delaware River that winds its way through extensive marshlands below Trenton, NJ, and eventually narrows about 5 miles inland as it flows from interior sections of New Jersey.

This is a tidal creek at the lower end. Launches: The Bordentown ramp on the Delaware River.