I spent an long weekend visiting historic sites in southern New Jersey studying the Revolutionary War. Don’t miss this area as it is steeped in history of the Revolutionary War and the country’s founding.
The Hancock House at 3 Front Street
Hancock House State Historic Site
3 Front Street
Hancocks Bridge, NJ 08038
Open: Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm/Monday-Tuesday Closed/Wednesday-Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-4:00pm
Admission: Free but donation suggested
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The Hancock House
I took an extensive tour one weekend of historical sites of southern New Jersey to see how the lower part of the state was inpacted by the Revolutionary War and one of the most important sites was the Hancock House. The family was extremely prominent not just in Salem, NJ but in New Jersey politics as well.
The house once stood on an very busy road between Salem and Bridgeton and where most commerce passed by. When I was taking the tour, you could see that the house was built in two parts. When I was listening to the lecture I found that the side of the house that faced the road had once been…
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