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Postcards

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Title: 601 Farnsworth Avenue
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1900-1909
Description: This is a postcard showing 601 Farnsworth Avenue on the right and what is now Huber's Funeral Home on the left at the intersection of Chestnut and Farnsworth. The card is postmarked 1907 and has handwriting at the bottom saying "wishing you many happy returns of the day -- Sam" sent to Mrs. Thomas Church, Fieldsborough, NJ.
Title: BMI Close of Year Postcard 1890
Topic: Schools
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1890-1899
Description: This was a postcard found by Chuck Pesce showing the closing of the school year information for BMI in 1890, when the final examinations would occur, followed by musical entertainment and the annual exhibition drill.
Title: Bordentown Bar & Grill (1)
Topic: Business
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1900-1909
Description: This is the Bordentown Grill, owned by Bill Moskos. This diner was located in the spot where the present Mastoris Diner is situated, between what are now known as Routes l30 and 206. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: Bordentown Bar & Grill (2)
Topic: Business
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is the Bordentown Grill, owned by Bill Moskos. This diner was located in the spot where the present Mastoris Diner is situated, between what are now known as Routes l30 and 206. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: Bordentown Library postcard
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This is a postcard of the original Bordentown Library building, built in 1941, located on Union Street, Bordentown, NJ.
Title: Joseph Bonaparte's gardener's home
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: Prior to 1850
Description: This is a vintage postcard depicting the home that Joseph Bonaparte built on his Pointe Breeze estate for his gardener. The building is still in existence.
Title: Louise and Harry Shipps, Jr.
Topic: People
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 2000-2010
Description: Harry Shipps and his wife, Louise. Harry is one of the heirs of the Shipps family.
Title: Park Street view
Topic: Other
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This photo shows a view looking down from Park Street to the Delaware River beach and present day railroad station
Title: Postcard of Dancers in Bordentown
Topic: People
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1900-1909
Description: This postcard is from the collection of Art Dubell.
Title: The Washington House
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1900-1909
Description: This shows the Washington House Inn (now Jester's) at the corner of Crosswicks Street and Farnsworth Avenue. Written on the picture are the words "From Lester---everything's alright".
Title: View of Farnsworth Avenue
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1890-1899
Description: This is a vintage postcard of the olden days of Farnsworth Ave.. (Courtesy of Rick Ellis)
Title: View of Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, NJ
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is a postcard depicting a view looking down Farnsworth Avenue from the Delaware River end to Route l30. It is the intersection of Farnsworth Avenue and Crosswicks Street. Note the bank building which currently has become an ice cream store. (donated by Beverly Whittington)
Title: View of the Delaware from the Hilltop Park
Topic: Other
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1880-1889
Description:
Title: View on the Delaware River
Topic: Other
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1850-1859
Description:
Title: William Macfarland High School
Topic: Schools
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1950-1959
Description: This is a postcard of what was the original high school in Bordentown, New Jersey, named the William Macfarland High school (donated by Beverly Whittington)
Title: Yankee Clipper Diner
Topic: Buildings
Format: Postcards
Time Period: 1940-1949
Description: This diner was located at the corner of Route 206 and Elizabeth Street.
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