1114 Oxmead Road : Burlington, New Jersey 08016

“A place worth saving, A place worth preserving, A place whose history needs to be told”

 
 
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About West Hill Situated on 65 acres in Burlington Township New Jersey, West Hill was built between 1797 and 1799 and is one of the few surviving examples of a Federal style home existent in Burlington County.

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News And Events...

 

Harvest House Tour On November 20, 2016, West Hill, together with Peachfield, will hold a Harvest House Tour. Both historic homes will be decorated for the fall and harvest season. Each will exhibit traditional Thanksgiving dinners - Peachfield's will be Colonial and West Hill's will be Victorian. Light refreshments will be served. Admission to both houses is $10 per person. 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

 

Civil War Encampment Civil War Encampment

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Civil War Encampment September 24, 2016 was our 4th annual Civil War Encampment on the grounds of West Hill.
The 6th New York Independent Battery and the 1st New Jersey Battery demonstrated the use of cannons during the battle.   The 23rd Reg. New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, which consisted of men from Burlington County, and the 6th New Hampshire Volunteers drilled, shot, and showed camp life between battles.  President Lincoln and Mrs. Mary Todd Lincoln visited to show what family life was like during the War.   There were demonstrations about basket weaving, the medical and dental instruments used at the time, and era artifacts including items from Andersonville Prison.   There were Victorian Era games for the kids.

 

National Registry

West Hill placed in the National Registry of Historic Places West Hill was recently placed on the State and National Registers of Historic Sites.  On Saturday September 27, 2014, M.W. Joseph H. Rival, Jr. and M.W. Gerald J. Sharpe participated in the unveiling of the National Historic Register plaque.

 

New Visitors Hours! Visiting hours are now available on the third Sunday of each month from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST.