Far from being "barren",
the Pine Barrens were once bustling with activity from lumber mills,
iron forges and glass factories, and many villages sprang up as a
result. Some have been preserved and offer a wonderful way to spend
a day learning about the rich history of the Pine Barrens!
This is a recreated maritime village set on the Tuckerton
Creek. Stroll the boardwalk, check out the displays in the
shacks, or visit the shop and exhibit room at the Visitor's
Center. Many activities and events throughout the year. Fees
charged, visit www.tuckertonseaport.org
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4110 Nesco Road
Hammonton, NJ 08037
restored village, weekend re-enactments in season, large museum
and shop. Great for families. Mansion tour available by appointment.
120-34 Whitesbog Road
Browns Mills NJ
of the first cultivated blueberry. Annual Whitesbog Blueberry
Festival each June. Good for children and adults.
Trouble State Park
Double Trouble Road
Berkeley Twp NJ
farm and sawmill with fourteen original historic structures
dating from the late 19th century through the early 20th century.
Free tours are offered on weekends.
Route 9, Smithville NJ
Wonderful historic village with a large assortment of shops
and eateries. B&B on site. Short drive to Atlantic City.
The Pine Barrens is becoming
a popular tourist destination. It offers history, nature, boating
and fishing, swimming, and most of all, peace and tranquility. It's
important to families who live here, whether for a few years or many
generations, that our peace and tranquility be preserved. Keep in
mind that the local lawyer or doctor won't look any different than
his neighbors. Thousand dollar suits aren't what impresses people
of the Pines - taking care of nature and fellow man is what matters.
To that end, it is important for you to know that as a visitor to
our precious Pine Barrens, you should show respect for the flora and
fauna, for the historical buildings or their remains, and show respect
for the "locals". Walk and drive gently. Treat our Pine
Barrens as you would would want a visitor to treat your own home town.
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