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The Friends of the Hancock House is a non-profit organization which works with the State of New Jersey to promote and educate the community about the William H. Hancock House located in Lower Alloways Township, Salem county New Jersey.
Hours of Operations
Wed.-Sat. 10:00AM-12:00PM
Sunday 1:00PM-4:00PM
We suggest you call ahead if traveling a long distance. At times meetings,training, and workshops may require the House to be temporarily closed
Call Fort Mott State Park at 856-935-3218
Hancock House at 856-935-4373
House is always closed the Wednesday after a preceding Monday Holiday

West Gable....W for William, S for Sarah, his wife, H for Hancock, and 1734 the year the house was built, the zigzag pattern is known as herringbone


Upcoming Events

September 5,2004 2nd Annual Crabs and Creek Festival

September 26,2004 19th Century postcard discussion featuring Carlton Holladay 1:30 p.m.

October 24,2004  Appraisel Day   1:00 p.m.-4:00 $5 per object (maximum of 2) 

November 20, 2004   Holiday Workshop 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. fee for materials required

December 4, 2004 Salem County Holiday House Tour  10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.   

January 23,2005  Annual Pot Luck Lunch and Program     Fee: bring your favorite dish


March 19,2005 Massacre Commemoration 
                10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m

April 24,2005   TBA

May 21,2005 Cornelia Hancock Day/Civil War Living History Day 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.


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Programs by the Friends are partially sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Arts,the Salem County Cultural and Heritage Commission, and most importantly your contributions