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Unexpected treasure

Have stopped here in the past only to tour and photograph the grounds.This trip, I did a tour of... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Edison, New Jersey
Great place to spend the day!

It is a hidden gem, we had a very pleasant day walking around looking at the historical sight and... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
62 Walnford Rd, Upper Freehold, Polhemustown, NJ 08501-1903
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Have stopped here in the past only to tour and photograph the grounds.This trip, I did a tour of the house. This is fantastic. The staff was well informed about the history of the house, farm and family. The house is filled with information about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P F B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

It is a hidden gem, we had a very pleasant day walking around looking at the historical sight and surrounding nature. I loved the main house and be sure to spend some time with the barn swallows

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

This gem is also on The New Jersey Women's Heritage Trail. Go to experience the historic house, grist mill, carriage house, and outbuildings or just go to walk around and enjoy the grounds.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank FemaleBizTraveller91
Reviewed June 24, 2018

A little out of the way but a perfect spot to spend an afternoon. Tour the house, the gristmill, the barns and carriage houses and imagine how they lived back then.I true hidden gem.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tmrozinski
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited during their open house. Very interesting historical homestead nicely tucked away in the woods. It is a great way to experience the life of yester-year.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cnse666
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Oh, so beautiful and relaxing. The mansion is fabulous. The ranger was very informative and helpful, and her narrative placed me back in time. The grounds are gorgeous. Monmouth County Parks should be very proud.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Linda_friends
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We visited Historic Walnford on a Sunday in September. You can walk through the gristmill, Waln family home which has been restored to its appearance during the Colonial Revival period and other farm buildings. There are not formal tours of the buildings, but there are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank JudyJ59
Reviewed June 29, 2017

This is a nice quiet, off the beaten path spot in NJ. You'll see interesting historical artifacts and a picturesque mill. It is never croded and the parks employees are quite knowledgeable.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

such a pretty place. nice quiet walk around the grounds. The guides are helful. The mansion is beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank YourHonor1
Reviewed April 14, 2017

A bucolic retreat from the 21st century. Great place for a picnic and to learn about rural life in the 1800s. The mill is operational on weekends. Sit back on the rocking chairs on the front porch and enjoy the tranquility. Learn about how a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Ken M
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