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Legends of Port Norris

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In 2008, the Port Norris Historical Society began a yearly tradition of honoring those who have made a significant impact on our community. Honorees come from three categories: 19th Century, 20th Century, and Living Legends. Be they business owners, community leaders, or simply great citizens, they represent what is great about Port Norris.

Legends Nomination Forms for 2016 Now Available Download PDF Here.
Mail to Port Norris Historical Society, PO Box 187, Port Norris, NJ 08349
or email to pnhs@historicportnorris.org


Full Legends List
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To learn more about an individual Legend, click on photo or read more.

If you have information on Port Norris to add, please contact the historical society.
Mail to Port Norris Historical Society, PO Box 187, Port Norris, NJ 08349
or email to pnhs@historicportnorris.org

Barbara Adams  

Barbara Adams
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 13, 2016
       
Edward Adams Sr.  

Edward Adams Sr.
1934 - 2006

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014
       
Daniel Adams   Daniel Jeffries Adams
1891 - 1969

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
date to be added

       
    Fenton Anderson
1913 - 1997
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
   

Captian Amos Barnes
early 1900's - 1973

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
   

 

 
Rev. Ernest Barnes  

Rev. Ernest Barnes
b.1926
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008

       
Harry Barraclough  

Harry C. Barraclough
1889 - 1964
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008

       
Thomas Beachaump  

Thomas Beachaump
1930 - 2012

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 21, 2010
       
    Smith R. Blackman
1854 - d.
Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
date to be added
       
Clarence Berry  

Clarence Berry
1927 - 2017
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
Dominick Capaldi   John Bradway

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 12, 2017
       
William Bradway  

William Bradway
1925 - 2010

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 22, 2009
       
Louis Capaldi   O’Connell Brown
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 13, 2016
       
Dominick Capaldi   Dominick Capaldi
1941
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 12, 2017
       
Louis Capaldi  

Louis Capaldi
b.1925
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 21, 2010
       
 

Philip Capaldi
1910 - 2004
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 21, 2010
       
Paul W. Chamberlain "Paulie"  

Paul W. Chamberlain "Paulie"
1951 - 2013
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
Edward Cobb  

Edward Baxter Cobb
1872 - 1956
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
Samuel Cobb  

Samuel Cobb
1887 - 1962
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014
       
Marie Cobb  

Marie Cobb
1911 - 1983
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014
       
   

John “Froggie” Dagastine
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
Marie Cobb   Louis P. Dagastine
1904 - 1992
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 12, 2017
       
   

William Dallas
1740 - 1788
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008
       
 

Doc Day
1891- 1975
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008
       
Sal DiGrazio  

Sal DiGrazio & Lillian Rodgers
1916 - 1980
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
 

Philoemina Galiyano
1921 - 2015
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 20, 2011

       
   

Isidore Goldblatt
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
 

Angelina (Dagastine) Hanby
1921 - 2012
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 22, 2009
       
   

Thomas Hand
1818 - 1890
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
John Hickman  

John Crowell Hickman
b. 1943
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
Warrington “Barney” Hollinger  

Warrington “Barney” Hollinger
June 2, 1928
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
Edward Horseman  

Edward Horseman
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014
       
Louis Capaldi  

Glenn W. "Bill" Horseman
b.?
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 22, 2009
       
   

Joseph "Coffee" Jones
b.? - d. ?

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008
       
Sandora Wilkerson King  

Sandora Wilkerson King
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014
       
Vertie Kunkle  

Vertie Kunkle
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
John Laws  

John Laws
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
   

Levi Lore
1813 - 1903

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 21, 2010
       
 

Rebecca (Robbins) Lore
1909 - 2003

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 21, 2010
       
McBride  

Captain James Elwood McBride
(1913 – 1963)

Mrs. Lucy M. McBride

(1916 – 1989)

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
   

Charles "Chillie" McConnell

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008
       
Larry Milbourne  

Larry Milbourne
b. 1951

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
   

Paul Milbourne
1925 - 2008

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 20, 2011

       
    Charles Moore, Sr. Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
Louise Moore  

Louise E. (Davis) Moore
1929 - 2003
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 20, 2011
       
 

Mary Ella (Nickelson) Morie
1920
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 20, 2011
       
 

Rebecca "Vivian" (Dilks) Morris
b.1922
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008
       
   

Harry Newcomb
1915-1995
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 20, 2011

       
    Hannah Nichols
Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
Dominick Capaldi   Rose Davis O’Brien & Jane O’Brien Robbins
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 12, 2017
       
   

John Ogden
b.1782

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 22, 2009
       
Margaret Louise Mints Ogden  

Margaret Louise Mints Ogden
1917 - 2000
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
Dominick Capaldi   Clyde A. Phillps
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 12, 2017
       
    Emily Fowler Riggin
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 12, 2017
       
William H. Riggin  

William P. Riggin "Sheriff Bill"
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
date to be added
       
William H. Riggin  

William H. Riggin
1918
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 16, 2008
       
    Samuel N. Riley
Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
Lillian Rodgers  

Lillian Rodgers & Sal DiGrazio
1928 - 1991
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 8, 2015
       
Dave Robbins  

Dave Robbins
1937 - 2017
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
Edith Peterson Robbins  

Edith Peterson Robbins
1909 - 2014
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 20, 2011

       
Ratie Robbins  

Ratie Robbins
1902 - 2002
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 22, 2009
       
    Richard Robbins Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
Lt. Wilbert H. Robbins Jr.  

Lt. Wilbert H. Robbins Jr.

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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014
       
Georgia Robinson  

Georgia Robinson
b.?
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 20, 2011

       
Walter Rudolph  

Walter Rudolph
b.1917
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 21, 2010
       
Dr Charles Sharp  

Dr. Charles E. Sharp
1891 - 1964
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 22, 2009
       
    Fred Smith Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
Donald “Duck” Taylor  

Donald “Duck” Taylor
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 10, 2013
       
    Edwin L. Warren Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
December 2, 2012
       
Roy Yates  

Roy Yates
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014
       
Anna Mae Young  

Anna Mae Young
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Recognized as a Legend of Port Norris on
November 9, 2014

 

Past Award Dinners

2017 Legends Awards Dinner
November 12, 2017 See Review

2016 Legends Awards Dinner
November 13, 2016 See Review

2015 Legends Awards Dinner
November 8, 2015 See Review

2014 Legends Awards Dinner
November 9, 2014 See Review

2013 Legend Awards Dinner
November 10, 2013
See Review

2012 Legends Awards Dinner
December 2, 2012See Review

2011 Legends Awards Dinner
November 20, 2011See Review

2010 Legends Awards Dinner
November 21, 2010See Review

2009 Legends Awards Dinner
November 22, 2009See Review

2008 Legends Awards Dinner
November 16, 2008See Review



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Legends Dinner