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Fine Manuscript Plan of a New Jersey Development
Chews Landing/ New Jersey.
ANONYMOUS [New Jersey, 1891]
Map of Echo Park The property of Richar N. Herring Situated At Chews landing Camden Co. N. J. 1891.
17 ½ x 30 5/8 inches
Pen & ink & watercolors on paper mounted on heavy linen. Age toned but colors still vibrant; else excellent condition.
A very attractive, skillfully executed plat map of a property subdivided to create a residential development. Echo Park is in the unincorporated town of Chews Landing in Gloucester Township in Camden County, New Jersey. The property was owned by Richard N. Herring, a former Civil War officer, who held various municipal and state governmental positions in his career. Above the plan is an illustration of Herring’s fine home as well as of a church. An inset map at lower right locates the development in relation to railroad lines and the cities of Gloucester and Camden.
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