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From: L J Gould <>
Subject: Re: [PHILLY-ROOTS-L] Re: Overington Ave.
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2000 17:49:08 -0500
You mean to tell me Overington avenue is built up? That street had about
8 houses on it and the next street over had about five. Lots and lots of
trees and brush with the railroad running along Atlntic st.
> NO, Clementon is very built up today. You would not know it if you have
> not been around there in years.
> L J Gould wrote:
> > What a great place to go in the summer! I lived in the big city and we
> > would go to Clementon to visit my grandparents. We would walk to swim in
> > Apple lake and visit Clementon Park. It seemed like such country to me
> > coming from Philadelphia. I think that the area is pretty much untouched
> > to this day.
> > Gould
> > > Jane wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > Found Overington Ave., off E. Atlantic Ave. It runs behind the
> > > Clementon Lake Park past Pillings and Apple Lakes to Overington.
> > > It is in an area that I only ever visited once.
> > > Seems like it is mostly summer homes from years ago.
> > > Jane
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