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Potter's Tavern, 51 West Broad Street, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, NJ

Potter's Tavern, 51 West Broad Street, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, NJ

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Significance: It is located in Bridgeton, along a main thoroughfare, Broad Street, directly across from the Cumberland County Courthouse. The current structure was built in 1770, following a fire, which destroyed a previous tavern located on the site known as the Bishop Tavern. The proprietor, Matthew Potter, arrived in the area from Philadelphia in 1773, where he had made a living as a blacksmith...
Survey number: HABS NJ-1247
Building/structure dates: 1770 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Potter, Matthew
Elmer, Ebeneezer
The Plain Dealer, newspaper
Cumberland County College, contractor
Bokma, Nicholas, field team
Pisarski, Mathew, field team
Goodnight, Ryan, field team
Kaneshiki, Roy, field team
McCann, Elizabeth, field team
Melfi, Patrice, field team
Osborne, George, field team
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