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Somers Mansion
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 18.565 W 074° 35.900
18S E 534629 N 4351190
Quick Description: Somers Mansion was built around 1725 by Richard Somers, the son of an early settler. The three-story brick dwelling, the oldest house in Atlantic County, contains 18th-century furnishings. Maintained and operated by NJ DEP, Parks & Forestry.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2007 6:56:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM2J9W
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 17

Long Description:
Historical Societies and Museums
(609) 927-2212
1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244

Call for hours. Admission is free.

Somers Point

Opposite Ocean City lays the town of Somers Point, located on the mainland side of Great Egg Harbor Bay. Offering several bay beaches with bathhouses, a baby beach, fishing, picnicking and rafting, Somers Point is also home to the oldest house in Atlantic County, the Somers Mansion. Built in 1725, this historic home belonged to the area's founder and harbormaster, John Somers.

Street address:
1000 Shore Rd. and Somers Point Circle
Somers Point, NJ USA

County / Borough / Parish: Atlantic County

Year listed: 1970

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1700-1749

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Recreation & Culture

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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