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Historical Society Launches New Virtual Tour of Greenfield Hall

May 11, 2020 tours Comments Off on Historical Society Launches New Virtual Tour of Greenfield Hall

The Historical Society has created a new virtual tour of our headquarters building, Greenfield Hall, to share with students and visitors who are unable to visit in person right now cause of COVID-19 concerns.

The virtual tour includes brief videos about the history of Greenfield Hall and a few of the museum artifacts in our collections.

You can find all of the videos at https://haddonfieldhistory.org/virtualtour

Tickets On Sale Now for 2019 Haunted Haddonfield Walking Tours

October 7, 2019 Events, tours Comments Off on Tickets On Sale Now for 2019 Haunted Haddonfield Walking Tours
A man speaks to a crowd outside of Greenfield Hall using a megaphone and holding a flashlight

Local favorite Bill Meehan will once again conduct Haunted Haddonfield walking tours in October leading up to the annual “Haunted Mansion” at the Historical Society of Haddonfield on October 30.

The walking tours will begin at Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. This year’s tours will be held on the following dates:

Friday Oct. 18, 2019 – 7 pm starting at Greenfield Hall
Saturday Oct. 19, 2019 – 7 pm starting at Greenfield Hall
Friday Oct. 25, 2019 – 7 pm starting at Greenfield Hall
Saturday Oct. 26, 2019 – 7 pm starting at Greenfield Hall

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 12.

Tickets may be purchased at the door (CASH ONLY) or purchased in advance at the Historical Society, the Haddonfield Information Center, or the Haddonfield Public Library. The tours benefit the Historical Society and the Haddonfield Public Library.

Other frequently asked questions:

* Yes, the tour is child friendly generally speaking, but of course it also depends on the child.

* The walk is approximately 1 mile with several stops. The tour lasts about 45 minutes and includes uneven sidewalks, brick paths, and some unpaved paths though a cemetery. Feel free to call the Historical Society’s office at 856-429-7375 to discuss more specifics.

* Please bring a flashlight!

Other questions? Contact the Historical Society at 856-429-7375 or info@haddonfieldhistory.org.

Historical Society To Close in August for Annual Summer Break

July 23, 2019 Events, tours Comments Off on Historical Society To Close in August for Annual Summer Break
Man's bedroom exhibit space on second floor of Greenfield Hall, including

Just a reminder that the Historical Society will not be offering tours or other programs during the month of August while we’re closed for our annual summer break. We will return to regular public hours after Labor Day.

Our last summer hours for Greenfield Hall will be Wednesday July 31 from 1-4 pm, and our last research hours at the archives center in the Mickle House will be Wednesday July 31 from 9:30-11:30 am.

If you miss us in July, you can still reach out by phone or email, but please be patient if we are slower to respond. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Volunteer Docents Needed for Spring School Tours

March 19, 2019 tours Comments Off on Volunteer Docents Needed for Spring School Tours

With springtime upon us, it’s time to start planning for our annual school tours for Haddonfield elementary school students.

We’d love your help either as a lead docent or a helper — all training will be provided! Volunteers should be willing to commit to at least two school tours of Greenfield Hall on weekday mornings in April or May.

We’ll be holding a meeting for new and returning docents at Greenfield Hall on Friday March 22 at 1 pm. Please RSVP to Marsha Marshall at info@haddonfieldhistory.org or by calling the Historical Society at 856-429-7375.

Of course, if you’re interested in volunteering but can’t attend training on the 22nd, please let us know that too. Questions? Contact the Historical Society at 856-429-7375.

Last Chance for Tickets to Colonial Haddonfield Walking Tour

May 30, 2018 Events, tours Comments Off on Last Chance for Tickets to Colonial Haddonfield Walking Tour

Only a few more days to get your tickets for the Society’s new Colonial Haddonfield walking tour to be held Saturday June 2 from 10 am to 12 noon — just before the Indian King’s annual “Skirmish on the Highway.”

Tickets are only $25 per person, and space is limited to no more than 40 participants (in two groups of 20).

The walking tour will be led by Joe Haro, who has for many years led architectural walking tours in Philadelphia and Haddonfield, and Co-Borough Historian Kathy Tassini. The tour will depart from Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, and continue to Haddon Avenue and back. Participants will have a chance to view the inside of the Guard House / Timothy Matlack house on Kings Highway, opposite the Indian King Tavern. Light refreshments will be available at Greenfield Hall after the tour.

All proceeds to benefit the Historical Society. Contact the office at 856-429-7375 or by email at info@haddonfieldhistory.org to get your tickets today.

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Historical Society of Haddonfield
343 Kings Hwy. E
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
856.429.7375
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