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Haddonfield, New Jersey: Statue of World's First Dinosaur

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Address:
Lantern Lane, Haddonfield, NJ
Directions:
About a block from the High Speed Line station, on Kings Hwy where Chestnut St. connects, in Haddonfield's business district. If you're lucky, you'll find parking along the street.
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Statue of World's First Dinosaur

A Hadrosaurus statue pays tribute to the nearby spot where the first dinosaur ever was dug up that wasn't mistaken for a dragon or Goliath. The Hadrosaurus foulkii was found in 1858.

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Hadrosaurus Park.

World's First Dinosaur Skeleton Discovered Here

Very cute site created by Boy Scouts of America!

[CW, 03/12/2020]

Hadrosaurus Park is at the end of Maple Avenue, next to the creek and ravine where the bones were discovered.


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