South Jersey Realty Company (Stone Harbor Developer) - New Jersey 1909

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Beautiful certificate from the South Jersey Realty Company issued in 1909. This historic document was printed by Security Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an ocean scene. This item has the signatures of the Company's President, Horace S. Risley and Secretary, David Risley and is over 98 years old. is a name you can TRUST!
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In 1905, three Risley brothers bought the entire town of Stone Harbor at a Sheriff's Sale! Horace S. Risley founded the South Jersey Realty Company and the island began to grow into a popular destination for summer vacationers. Roads were carefully laid out, water lines installed and sidewalks were built. Finally, in 1911, a road was completed from the mainland to Stone Harbor. Governor Woodrow Wilson visited the opening ceremony. In 1914, the borough of Stone Harbor was incorporated.