Colonial Manor, Gloucester County, New Jersey
Gloucester County, New Jersey
|Township||West Deptford Township|
|Elevation||377 ft (115 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||875572|
Ladd's Castle (also known as Candor Hall) is a historic building located in the Colonial Manor section that is Gloucester County's oldest brick home. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, it was constructed around 1688 by William Ladd, a surveyor who is said to have helped William Penn develop a master design for the street grid for Philadelphia.
The Colonial Manor Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1922.
- "Colonial Manor". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Candor Hall or Ladd's Castle, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Accessed June 24, 2016. "This Colonial manor is the oldest brick house in the county. It was built ca. 1688 by John Ladd, who lived there until his death. He is said to have helped William Penn lay out the streets of Philadelphia."
- History, Colonial Manor Fire. Accessed June 24, 2016.
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