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Postcard #304
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Collection:BCL New Jersey Room
City:Greenwich
Photo Description:The Greenwich Tea Party, Greenwich, N.J. From original oil painting of Greenwich Tea Party, by Gertrude Albertson Huber. Patriots, disguised as indians, burned cargo of tea on night of December 22, 1774. Tea from Capt. Allen's Brig Greyhound, was stored in house on Market Square for safekeeping, to be taken later to Philadelphia. Philip Vickers Fithian wrote of this event in his famous journal. A monument was erected in 1908 to commemorate Greenwich Tea Party.
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Postcard #307
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Collection:BCL New Jersey Room
City:Greenwich
Photo Description:Gibbon House Kitchen, Greenwich, N.J. The kitchen built on a lower level in the late 1600's has a 3 1/2 foot batten door with original hardware. An early South Jersey pine trestle table, 1620 straight-back pilgrim chair, wool spinning wheel and customary accouterments surround the massive 9-foot fireplace with original hearth bricks and inside seats at either end. Wooden warming shelves and niches for flint and candles are built inside the fireplace.
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Postcard #308
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Collection:BCL New Jersey Room
City:Greenwich
Photo Description:Old Orthodox Friends Meeting, Built 1771. Built near the water's edge for the convenience of the Fairfield Township Friends across the river. The most beautiful sycamore trees in South Jersey can be seen in rear of building. A truly religious experience can be felt by observing the view from this area. Greenwich, N.J.
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Postcard #330
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Collection:BCL New Jersey Room
City:Greenwich
Photo Description:The Gibbon House, Greenwich, N.J. Built in 1730 by Nicholas Gibbon, Maritime Merchant, whose ships carried most of the Colonial trade of this port. The handsome brickwork is Flemish Bond. The headquarters and museum of the Cumberland County Historical Society.
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Postcard #376
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Collection:BCL New Jersey Room
City:Greenwich
Photo Description:Tea Burning Monument, Greenwich, N.J. In Honor of the Patriots of Cumberland County, N.J. who on the evening of December 22, 1774 burned British tea near this site.
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