Haddonfield

/had"n feeld'/, n.
a town in SW New Jersey. 12,337.

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      borough (town), Camden county, southwestern New Jersey, U.S., a southeastern suburb of Camden. First settled by Francis Collins in 1682, it was later named by Elizabeth Haddon, an English Quaker girl who settled there about 1701. The story of her romance with a Quaker missionary, John Estaugh, is told by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth) in his Tales of a Wayside Inn (1863). She lived to be 82, and her personal belongings are displayed in Greenfield Hall, headquarters of the Haddonfield Historical Society. The Indian King Tavern, where the New Jersey Legislature met in 1777 and which was a station of the Underground Railroad for runaway slaves prior to the American Civil War, was made a historic site in 1916. In 1858 William Parker Foulke of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia unearthed fossils of a hadrosaur nearby, the first almost complete dinosaur skeleton found in the world.

      The borough is largely residential. Economic activity includes the manufacture of sporting goods and surgical equipment. Inc. 1875. Pop. (1990) 11,628; (2000) 11,659.

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