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Port Norris, New Jersey, is a small town located where the Maurice River mets the Delaware Bay. Established in 1811, the town has a rich history as a major center for oysters. The Historical Society was created to preserve this history.
The 19th Century
January 1, 1801 – 31 December 1900
Name That Town
GRAZING FARM To be Sold, at Private Sale
Commercial Township 1874-1974
The Washington Whig Friday, August 13, 1824
In the morning we started early for Port Norris, being provided with a conveyance by our kind stage man. I could not forbear remarking that the road on this route might be considerably improved by the adoption of M’Adam’s system. Read More
1855 Downe Census -
By Harry C. Barraclough, Fraternalism
Port Norris Pickings
The "Port Norris Pickings" were published in Bridgeton, NJ by the Dollar Weekly newspaper.
Leading Citizens of Cumberland County New Jersey
Published in I896