The Crosswicks Water Tower stood next to what later became the Crosswicks Post Office for 84 years. After the Crosswicks Water Co. was sold to Garden State Water Co. in the 70's, residents continued to be serviced by the tower until it was dismantled in 1996.
Fun Fact: Until 1962, residents who didn't have meters were billed according to how many faucets their home had.
This ThrowbackThursday is about the former Chesterfield Elementary School!
On Tuesday, December 8th, 1964 from 5pm-9pm, residents were asked to decide on a proposal for a township K-6 school not to exceed $497,000. The Chesterfield Township Elementary School on Crosswicks-Chesterfield Road opened for its first full school year on September 8th, 1966.
This Throwback Thursday comes from the Shadyrest Bible Church on Crosswicks-Chesterfield Road!
The Chesterfield mansion was purchased in 1946. Over 50 years later, the time came for a big renovation project. In September of 2002, the church broke ground on a sanctuary expansion project.
Top Photo: Left- Harriet Garren, Right- Rev. Virgil D. Garren