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...

 

Civil War Encampment West Hill Manor House will hold their 5th annual Civil War “Living History” Event on
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 10 am to 4 pm.

The 6th New York Independent Battery will use an original Civil War cannon to demonstrate its use during the battle.   Company G of the 23rd Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, which consisted of men from Burlington County, and the 6th New Hampshire Volunteers will drill, shoot, and show camp life between battles.   Visit with President Lincoln and hear about his frustrations dealing with the War.  Hear about the soldiers’ emotional needs from a front-line Chaplain.   Talk to the exhibitors as they demonstrate basket weaving, or learn about the medical and dental instruments and their use at the time, and view artifacts and discuss the horrors of Andersonville Prison from a prisoner’s descendant.   There will be Victorian Era games for the kids.  Tours will be given of the Manor House.  $7/adults, $5/seniors and children under 12.

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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.