Guides

  • Mullica Hill

    Rich in cultural historical heritage, Mullica Hill was named after the sons of Eric Pallson Mullica, when they began purchasing land in 1704.  Most of Mullica Hill’s historic buildings were…

  • Mantua

    Mantua derives its name from the creek which it borders in the northeastern boundary line.  It is watered by many dreams, creeks and small lakes.  By 1812, there were only…

  • Deptford

    Deptford NJ took its name from a small town in Kentshire, England and is one of the original Townships of Gloucester County.  It was settled in 1623 by the Dutch…

  • Pennsville

    Settled in circa 1600, was claimed by Swedes and Finns who migrated from Newark, Delaware (Fort Christina) across the Delaware River to Salem County.  The area provided the settlers a…

  • Sewell

    Sewell – population 37,433 – is an un-incorporated community located within Mantua Township, NJ. Sewell is notable for having the Inversand marl pit, the last remaining operational greensand mine in…

  • Swedesboro

    Swedesboro was settled in the mid 1600’s by a small group of Swedes and Finns. The land was farmed because it was rich with wood and fertile soil. Swedesboro has…

  • Pitman

    Pitman, NJ – Pop 8,943 – boasts to be a dry town as no alcohol is permitted to be sold. It boarders Mantua Twp, Washington Twp, and Glassboro. In 1871…

  • Williamstown

    Before 1737, Williamstown was inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Indians and was called Squankum – which translates to “Place of Evil Ghosts”. It is located at the corner of Gloucester County…