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Save the Historic Hugg-Harrison House!

So, I somehow ended up at a public meeting last night.  I’m not normally a public meeting guy.  And it had been a long day at work.  Besides, I hadn’t even planned on going.

But ten minutes before it started, I found my car heading in that direction.  I ended up at the…

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Public Meeting at the Bellmawr Public Library.
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Pennsauken Historical Society Nature Trail – Pennsauken, NJ

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Pennsauken Historical Society Nature Trail – Pennsauken, Camden County, NJ
Distance – About 0.2 miles total (total out-and-back)
Type – out-and-back
Difficulty: 1 of 10
Total score: 2 of 10

Website – Pennsauken Historical Society Facebook
Open – Unsure of days and hours.  The Burrough-Dover House, run by the Pennsauken Historical Society, is open for tours the first Sunday of each month.

Terrain – Short path down to Pennsauken Creek

Trailhead – 39°58’27.20″N, 75° 1’6.24″W

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Hadrosaurus – South Jersey’s Dinosaur Landmark

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Hadrosaurus – South Jersey’s Dinosaur Landmark
Haddonfield, NJ and Philadelphia, PA

Like every kid, I had a major thing for dinosaurs.   I very clearly remember being 8 or 9 years old at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, wandering among the mounted dinosaur skeletons and being in total awe.

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Who wouldn’t be in awe? That kid sure is.

I always stopped in front of the Hadrosaurus display, and I was always blown away by how it was found in Haddonfield.  I mean, that was only two towns over from me, not really where you’d expect a dinosaur to be found…

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