Absegami; annals of Eyren Haven and Atlantic city, 1609 to 1904

9781130824759: Absegami; annals of Eyren Haven and Atlantic city, 1609 to 1904

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...day and night, no clue was ever found. Charlotte Cushman, the great American actress, once owned many acres on the north side of Hammonton, and her agent, Col. Obertypher, a Hungarian exile and friend of Kossuth, made his home on this property. General Samuel Wylie Crawford, the hero of Cedar Mount, was principal of the high school one year. "Patriot, soldier and scholar," says Dr. North, "he is well remembered by those whose fortune it was to listen to his instruction." Solon Robinson, Bishop Odenheimer, Moses Ballou, Ada Clare, whose tragic death ended a picturesque life; Selma Borg, the Swedish lecturer; Edward Howland and his wife, Marie Howland, both authors; James M. Peebles, scholar, author and traveler, and Dr. Bartholet, the artist--these and others of more or less note have had their homes at Hammonton at one time or another. Here also lived and died William H. Hopping, poet: also Eloise Randall Richberg. whose story of "Bunker Hill to Chicago" was inspired by scenes and characters around Hammonton, where she lived so long. This town was also the home of Libbie Canfield, the dark-' eyed, raven-haired beauty, who became the wife of Brigham Young, Jr., the Mormon. Dr. James North, relative of the gentleman of the same name, now living in Atlantic City, also lived and died in Hammonton. He was the friend of the Archduke Charles, of Austria, and of Baron Anton von Puchelstein, who conducted a private school at Egg Harbor City, and was also a minister of the Reformed Church in that place. The baron was a learned man, a contributor to the Egg Harbor Zeitgeist, and other papers. pleasant iHtllg and port Bepubltc. 1718 to 1904. QLEASANT MILLS, near the forks of the Mullica, is one of the oldest places in the county. As early ...

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