THE YEAR 1872

SPAN OF A CENTURY
1828-1928

100 YEARS IN THE HISTORY OF CAMDEN AS A CITY

COMPILED FROM NOTES ANDS DATA COLLECTED BY
CHARLES S. BOYER

PRESIDENT CAMDEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

PUBLISHED BY
CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE
OF CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AND NOTES BY PHILLIP COHEN IN 2003

P.T. Barnum's "great traveling museum, menagerie and caravan" exhibited on the lots on Broadway below Bridge avenue on April 20, 1872.

The Dorcas Society was formed in the autumn of 1872 and met in the old building at 122 Cooper Street. 

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