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.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
1940: South Broad Street from Sewell Avenue
This exquisite photograph from the Hamilton Township Public Library Local History Collection depicts the view of South Broad Street , southbound lane, at Sewell Avenue, circa 1940. Remember to right click and open in a new window for a better view. Previously remembered businesses Heintz Jewelers and Orland's Tailoring can be seen after the lone automobile pictured on the left. The street meting Broad under the billboard is Lily Street. The corner store where the three men are standing was later Sam's Liquors with Azzaro's Tomato Pies next door. Further down can be seen the Park 5c & 10c Store. A 2012 photograph of the same stretch can be seen below.