Broad Street Park is one of the oldest sections of the Township of Hamilton, Mercer County, New Jersey. It is an area consisting of the environs of South Broad Street to the bluffs overlooking Spring Lake and the marshes of John A. Roebling Park. It is a primarily residential neighborhood. The Township's first fire company was organized there and the Township's original police station was located there for many years. Postings from Deutzville and Fairview Park are included.
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Profile: Sylvia Gulden McMahon, -1950
Sylvia G. McMahon of 401 Schiller Avenue, spouse of Francis X. McMahon, was a highly acclaimed songwriter and poet. Among her published songs were: "Little Purple Pansy", "Clover Blossom", "When Hearts are Happy, Home is Paradise" and "All My Love I Gave To You". She was a nurse, a charter member of Holy Angels Church, where she was the first president of the Altar and Rosary Society, and a charter member of the Rowan-Willey PTA. Her son Moses McMahon and grandson Rodger McMahon both served as Chief of Rusling Hose Company.