Historic

National Society of Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA-NJ)

The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Jersey (NSCDA-NJ) operates two museums: Peachfield, a restored farmhouse in Westampton, and an old schoolhouse in Mount Holly.  Volunteers conduct seasonal tours at Peachfield and at the schoolhouse by appointment.  Volunteers are invited to participate in elementary school living history programs utilizing both sites.  Call 609-267-6996.

Wharton State Forest

Wharton State Forest - New Jersey's largest state forest offers volunteer opportunities for any interest.  Pick your hours, days, and interest.  Historic interpretation, gardening, research, trail maintenance, etc.  The choices are endless.  We need assistance with special events, Batsto Historic village, and many other things.  Volunteers of all ages can be accommodated, if accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Service projects, internships, school projects, and scout projects are also accommodated.  For more information please call our office at Batsto Village (609) 561-0

Whitesbog Preservation Trust

Whitesbog Preservation Trust of Historic Whitesbog Village in Brendan T. Byrne State Forest sponsors seasonal special events and educational programs to introduce the general public to the history of the berry industry and vanishing culture of the New Jersey Pine Barrens.  Volunteers (juniors, teens, and adults) are needed for many interesting assignments including seasonal tours, fund raising, and other project work.  Call 609-893-4646 for information.

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