Maurice River Township's Historical Schools, Churches, and Bridges

The Schools

Cumberland School
Cumberland School

Cumberland School news paper clipping shared with us courtesy of Millville Historical Society

Port Elizabeth NJ School
Port Elizabeth NJ School

Port Elizabeth N.J. School photo courtesy of Mary Hagemann

Port Elizabeth School
Port Elizabeth School

Port Elizabeth N.J. School

Port Elizabeth N.J. School
Port Elizabeth N.J. School

Port Elizabeth N.J. school news clipping courtesy of Millville Historical Society

Leesburg N.J. Oak leaf academy 1908
Leesburg N.J. Oak leaf academy 1908

Oak Leaf Academy Leesburg N.J. 1908 photo courtesy of Bob Legg

Leesburg N.J. Oak Leaf Academy
Leesburg N.J. Oak Leaf Academy

Leesburg N.J. Oak Leaf Academy

Heislerville School
Heislerville School

Heilserville School photo courtesy shared with us of Beverly Fowler

Heislerville School
Heislerville School

Heislerville N.J. School news clipping shared with us courtesy of Millville Historical Society

Delmont School
Delmont School

Delmont School Photo shared with us courtesy of Millville Historical Society

The Churches

Dorchester N.J. Methodist Church
Dorchester N.J. Methodist Church

The Dorchester N.J. Methodist Church once had 104 foot steeple that caught fire due to lightning the steeple was rebuilt smaller , later the Knights of Pythias building was moved from across the block and added to the back of the church photo by Bob Legg

1907 Dorchester Methodist Church
1907 Dorchester Methodist Church

1907 photo of the Dorchester Methodist Church, it once had 104 foot steeple that caught fire due to lightning the steeple was rebuilt smaller, later the Knights of Pythias building was moved from across the block and added to the back of the church photo courtesy of Karen Michelle

Leesburg Methodist Church
Leesburg Methodist Church

Leesburg N.J. Methodist Church once knwn as the Cana photo was part of the Herbert Lee collection shared with us courtesy of his family

The Bridges

Mauricetown Bridge
Mauricetown Bridge

Mauricetown Bridge photo courtesy of Mary Hagemann

Mauricetown Bridge
Mauricetown Bridge

Mauricetown Bridge photo shared with us by Betty Peterson

aerial view of Mauricetown Bridge
aerial view of Mauricetown Bridge

aerial View of the Mauricetown Bridge

Mauricetown Bidge
Mauricetown Bidge

Maurcetown Bridge spanned from Dorchester NJ across to Mauricetown shared with us by Erich Flake

Mauricetown Bridge
Mauricetown Bridge

Mauricetown Bridge courtesy of Bob Legg

Port Elizabeth N.J. Bridge
Port Elizabeth N.J. Bridge

This is what the Port Elizabeth Bridge looked like before the covered bridge was put in note parts of route 47 was called route 49 news clipping shared with us courtesy of Millville Historical Society

Port Elizabeth N.J. Covered Bridge
Port Elizabeth N.J. Covered Bridge

Port Elizabeth N.J. Covered Bridge photo courtesy of Mary Hagemann

Port Elizabeth N.J. Covered Bridge
Port Elizabeth N.J. Covered Bridge

Port Elizabeth N.J. Covered Bridge photo

Port Elizabeth N.J. covered Bridge
Port Elizabeth N.J. covered Bridge

Port Elizabeth N.J. Covered Bridge photo courtesy of Michael James