Burlington County Historical Society

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Burlington County Historical Society

457 High St., 454 Lawrence St., Burlington, NJ 08016
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Tour the homes of James Fenimore Cooper author of "Last of the Mohicans" and Captain James Lawrence, sea captain of the War of 1812 famous for saying "Don't Give Up the Ship!" Explore the hands-on Bard-How House, experience what it was like to live during the Colonial period. Visit the Children's History Center.

Learn history while having fun! Research your family history and that of Burlington County in our Delia Biddle Pugh Library. Houses and Museum are open for tours Tues. - Sat. 10 am - 5 pm. Library is open for research Wed. & Thurs. from 1 - 5 pm. Check out our website for upcoming family events and Sunday lectures.