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Spring Antique, Glass and Bottle Show at Batsto Village
Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
What do antique glass and bottles, vehicles of yesteryear and vintage base ball have in common?
You can see them all on Sunday, May 19th at Historic Batsto Village in Wharton State Forest!
The popular Antique Glass and Bottle Show; held both in the spring and fall, will welcome shoppers beginning at 9AM and continue on until 3 PM. Bottles, glass items, antiques and collectibles will be available from a variety of vendors. Food and beverages will be available throughout day.
Glass was an important part of Batsto history. For the last thirty five years, people from far and wide have brought their old glass and bottles to display and sell at the place where glass was once made in the mid 19th century.
If your interest is more in tune with motorized vehicles, the Cruisin’ Classics Auto Club of Hammonton (NJ) will present its 9th annual Shine in the Pines car show for your enjoyment beginning at 9 AM and running until 2 PM. A variety of classic and modern cars and trucks will be on display.
There is no admission charge to enter the park for this event and they are brought to you by the Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc.; the Officially Recognized Friends Organization that provides support for historic Batsto Village.
The historic thirty six room Batsto mansion will be open from 10AM until 3PM for guided tours. There is a $3.00 / person charge to tour the mansion.
The famous Batsto Post Office also will also be open to visitors. This is only one of four post offices in the entire United States authorized to cancel mail without the use of a zip code.
Historic Batsto Village is located within Wharton State Forest in the Pinelands of Burlington County, South Jersey approximately 7 miles east of Hammonton on Route 542 and about 15 miles west of Exit 50 on the Garden State Parkway. Further information may be obtained by calling the Batsto Visitor Center at (609) 561-0024.
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About Historic Batsto Village
Located eight miles east of Hammonton on New Jersey Route 542, Batsto Village is a New Jersey historic site located in the south central Pinelands. Administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Parks & Forestry, this site is nationally recognized for its historical significance and beauty. The roots of Batsto Village can be traced back to 1766. Two centuries of American history are available to visitors, with the Pinelands environment as a scenic backdrop.
About Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc.
The Batsto Citizens Committee was founded in 1956 to aid the State of New Jersey in the development of Batsto Village as an historic site. Its purpose was to advise, assist and promote the restoration and interpretation of the historic and natural aspects of Batsto Village. In 1997, the committee reorganized and became incorporated as the Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc. (BCCI), and continues to follow the above objectives. For more information about BCCI visit www.batstovillage.org.