1879The city petitioned to buy a portion of Harbor Swamp known as Burnham’s Field.Economy and Industry, Infrastructure

Notice from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, 1879. Courtesy of Gloucester City Archives, 1879 City Documents, #102, #147
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The newly installed sewers drained Harbor Swamp to Western Avenue.

Gloucester City Archives, 1879 City Documents, #102, #147
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