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Floating Cabin, King's Highway, stored in cellar, previously used , Salem, Salem County, NJ



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Item Title


Location
previously used, Salem vicinity, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NJ-993
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N721).
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
The structure was moved from Delaware River, Hancock's Bridge vicinity, to its current location.

Part of building/structure is in Hancocks Bridge vicinity, Salem County, NJ.
Significance: Around the turn of the century, during shad season, these buildings were lashed together on the Delaware River and lived in by the fishermen; they fished from small skiffs.

Subjects
Wooden Buildings
Domestic Life
Fishermen


Related Names
Carpenter, Preston
Adams, Cynthia, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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