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



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Item Title


Location
51 West Broad Street, Bridgeton, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NJ-1247
Building/structure dates: 1770 initial construction
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...

Subjects
Food Industry
Revolutions
Taverns (inns)


Related Names
Potter, Matthew
Elmer, Ebeneezer
The Plain Dealer, Newspaper
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


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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