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History Alliance

Camden County History Alliance

The Camden County History Alliance was established in February 2016. It is an association of over 50 Camden County history organizations, historic assets, and support agencies. It was created to identify resources, increase the number of visitors, and institute projects that promote Camden County heritage.


For more information, please visit the Camden County History Alliance on Facebook.

Subscribe to our Monthly E-Newsletter

The Camden County History Alliance E-Newsletter is emailed at the beginning of each month. It contains a list of upcoming events at historic sites in Camden County and flyers about programs sponsored by history organizations throughout the county. Sign up below to receive this monthly notification! 

Camden County History Month

Camden County History Month to Feature More Than Seventy History Events

Camden County History Month was held in October 2022. It was a full month of history events, featuring virtual & in-person programs, tours, exhibits, reenactments and children’s activities held at over 30 historic sites throughout Camden County! For more information, click the image above.

Camden County Heritage Trails

The Camden County Heritage Trails Map & Guide links our historic sites & history organizations to seven Heritage Trails:

 
Built in Camden County; 20th Century Stories; African American Heritage; Women in History; Many Faces of Camden County; Colonial Times; and Rivers, Roads & Rails. Events during the year highlight each of these Heritage Trails.

Explore Camden County's Historic Sites and History Organizations to Discover Camden County's Heritage

Camden County Heritage Magazines

The Camden County History Alliance publishes the Camden County Heritage magazine each spring and fall, with each edition featuring a different theme relating to Camden County’s history.

 

We appreciate the support of our advertisers and patrons whose contributions make it possible to distribute 10,000 copies free to the public throughout the county. We are currently working on our Fall 2022 edition featuring Protecting Our Communities in Camden County! 

 

For more information about advertising, click here.

Spring 2022, Entertainment in Camden County

Fall 2021, Religious Organizations in Camden County

Spring 2020, Women of Camden County

Fall 2019, Origins & Firsts of Camden County

Spring 2019, Famous People of Camden County

Fall 2018, Business & Industry in Camden County

Spring 2018, Immigration in Camden County

Fall 2017, Transportation in Camden County

Spring 2017, Military History of Camden County

Fall 2016, Schools of Camden County

Camden County History Alliance Partner Sites & Organizations

American Revolution Round Table of South Jersey

www.facebook.com/ARRTOSJ
ARRTOSJ.org

arrtosj@gmail.com

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Audubon Historical Society
Meetings 4th Thursdays in April, May, September & October
7:30pm at the Audubon Senior Center247 Oakland Ave, Audubon NJ
Facebook Page: Audubon Historical Society
Contact: Rich Magee 856-547-5324
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Barclay Farmstead
Owned and operated by Cherry Hill Township
With support from The Friends of Barclay Farmstead
209 Barclay Lane, Cherry Hill NJ 08034
Facebook Page: Barclay Farmstead Museum
Open 12–4pm Wednesdays & 1st Sundays in March–November
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Barrington Historical Society

Meetings at Barrington Senior Center229 Trenton Ave Barrington NJ 08007
Contact: Janis Stuart janisstuart18@gmail.com

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Battleship New Jersey
62 Battleship Place, Camden NJ 08103
www.battleshipnewjersey.org
www.facebook.com/BattleshipNJ
856-966-1652 x127
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Berlin Township Historical Association
Meetings 3rd Tuesdays at Senior Citizens Complex
240 Pine Avenue, West Berlin NJ 08091
BerlinTwpHistoricalAssociation@gmail.com
Facebook Page: Berlin Township Historical Association
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Burrough-Dover House(Pennsauken Historical Society)
9201 Burrough-Dover Lane, PO Box 56, Pennsauken NJ 08110
856-662-3002
 
 Camden County Historical Society
1900 Park Boulevard, Camden NJ 08103
Open Wednesday-Friday 10am-4pm
www.facebook.com/CamdenCountyHistoricalSociety
856-964-3333
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Camden Shipyard & Maritime Museum
1912 Broadway, Camden NJ 08104
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The Center for Cultural Engagement at Camden County College
200 College Drive, Blackwood NJ 08012856-227-7200 x4332
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Clementon Historical Commission

195 Gibbsboro Road, Clementon NJ 08021

clementonhistoricalcommission@gmail.com

www.facebook.com/ClementonHistoricalCommission

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Collings-Knight House

500 W Collings Ave, P.O. Box 357, Collingswood NJ 
856-858-6205
Facebook Page: Collings-Knight House
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Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center
1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill NJ 08003
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Gabreil Daveis Tavern

(Gloucester Township Historic & Scenic Preservation Committee)

500 Third Avenue, Glendora NJ 08029
856-228-4000 ext 3249
 

Gloucester City Historical Society

34 North King Street, Gloucester City NJ 08030
historygcnj@gmail.com
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Gloucester City Sail

PO Box 247, Gloucester City NJ 08030
856-409-0898
Facebook Group: Schooner North Wind – Gloucester City, NJ
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Glover Fulling Mill Park

Located at end of Fulling Mill Lane, Haddon Heights NJ
www.facebook.com/historichaddonheightsnj
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Historical Society of Haddonfield

343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield NJ 08033
www.haddonfieldhistory.org
856-429-7375

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Indian King Tavern Museum

233 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield NJ 08033
856-429-6792
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Lawnside Historical Society

See Peter Mott Underground Railroad Museum
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Long-A-Coming Historical Society

See Historic Berlin Train Station
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Magnolia Train Station

(Magnolia Historical Society)

215 West Evesham Avenue, Magnolia NJ 08049
www.magnoliatrainstation.com
events@magnoliatrainstation.com
Contact: Helen Bradley 856-783-8585

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Merchantville Historical Society

Meetings at 212 Somerset Ave, Merchantville NJ 08109
Facebook Page: Merchantville Historical Societywww.merchantvillehistory.org
Contact: Maureen A. McLoone mrsmerch@aol.com

Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
429 Cooper Street, Camden NJ 08102
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Newton Friends Meetinghouse
808 Cooper Street, Camden NJ 08101

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Griffith Morgan House

(Pennsauken Historical Society)

243 Griffith Morgan Ln, PO Box 522, Pennsauken NJ
856-486-9561
griffithmorganhouse@yahoo.com
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Haddon Heights Historical Society

Meetings 3rd Mondays in Jan., April, July & October 7pm at the Haddon Heights Library
608 Station Ave, Haddon Heights NJ 08035
www.hhhistorical.org
Contact: Elena Hill, President, 856-546-5065
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Haddon Township Historical Society
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Oaklyn Borough Historical Society
Oaklyn Borough Hall
Contact: Charles Lehman pnets44@yahoo.com
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Pennsauken Historical Society

See Burrough-Dover House & Griffith Morgan House
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Peter Mott Underground Railroad Museum 

(Lawnside Historical Society)

26 Kings Court, Lawnside NJ 08045856-546-8850

lhs@petermotthouse.org

petermotthouse.org

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Champion School

(Friends of the Champion School)

2910 Lynne Avenue, Haddon Township, NJ 08104
Facebook Group: Friends of The Champion School
Contact: Doug Kelly, bluecuts@comcast.net
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 Haddonfield Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

Ritz Theatre Company

915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township NJ 08107
856-858-5230
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Cherry Hill Historical Commission

Meetings 2nd Wednesdays in September-June
7:30pm at the Cherry Hill Public Library

Room 102, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill NJ 08002
chhc@chtownship.com

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City of Camden Records & Archives

520 Market St, City Hall Room 105, Camden NJ 08101

www.ci.camden.nj.us

856-757-7049

pamccart@ci.camden.nj.us

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Heights Heritage League

Contact: Rose Fitzgerald, President
856-547-3950
rosemary.t.fitzgerald@gmail.com
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Historic Berlin Train Depot

(Long-A-Coming Historical Society)

65 Washington Avenue, Berlin NJ 08009

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Saint Joseph’s History Society of South Camden

1010 Liberty Street, Camden NJ 08104
stjhistory@yahoo.com

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Scottish Rite Auditorium

315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood NJ 08107
856-858-1000
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Somerdale Historical Society

South Jersey Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution

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Stratford Quaker Store

(Stratford Historical
Preservation Commission)

17 North White Horse Pike, Stratford NJ 08084
The Vault of Victor Records
150 South White Horse Pike, Berlin NJ 08009
www.victorrecords.com    
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Walt Whitman House

328 Mickle/Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Camden NJ 08103
856-964-5383
www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/historic/whitman
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Waterford Twp Historical Society

PO Box 344, Atco NJ 08004
856-767-0617
Facebook Page: Waterford Township Historical Society Inc.
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West Jersey Chapter, National Railway Historical Society

Meets at the Haddon Heights Borough Hall
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Whitman Stafford Farm House

315 Maple Avenue, Laurel Springs NJ 08021
Tours by Appointment: 856-784-0500
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Winslow Township History Center

(Historical Society of Winslow Twp)

124 Pump Branch Road, Waterford Works NJ 08089
www.winslowhistory.org
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Ye Olde Newton-Nassau Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

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Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission

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Camden County Department of Events & Community Outreach

Camden County Board of Freeholders
1-866-226-3362    
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Camden County Department of Open Space & Farmland Preservation

856-858-5211  
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Visit South Jersey

www.facebook.com/visitsouthjersey
Twitter: @VisitSJersey  
Instagram: @Visit_South_Jersey

CCHA Survey Report

In 2017, the Camden County History Alliance completed the Camden County History Alliance Survey funded by the New Jersey Historic Trust, through a state grant from the Discover New Jersey History License Plate Fund for Heritage Tourism.

Click here to view the report.


Heritage Tourism Plan Report

The Camden County Heritage Tourism Plan was supported by the New Jersey Historic Trust from 2017 to 2018 through three (3) grants awarded to the Camden County Historical Society, the coordinator of the Camden County History Alliance.

Click here to view the report.

The Camden County Historical Society will be closed on November 24th & 25th.

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