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Travel back in time to 19th-century South Jersey at Historic Cold Spring Village, where you can explore 26 historical buildings restored to working order. Staff members dressed in period clothing demonstrate everything from smithery and woodworking to pottery and open-hearth cooking. Meet the animals at the organic farm, and be sure to include a horse-drawn carriage ride in your schedule. When you get hungry, choose between the bakery, ice cream parlor, and restaurant. If you go on the weekend, check ahead of time for special events like Civil War reenactments. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Historic Cold Spring Village by using our Cape May travel route planning website.
Historic Cold Spring Village reviews
A blast from the past. All the hosts are so plesent and have so much knowledge. Would be a shame to miss this great attraction. WELL worth the low cost to travel back in time. All the Hosts truely..... more »
How fun to see the printing press, the blacksmith, and how things operated long before vehicles, computers and email! Music, interactions with the volunteers, and fun gift shop (think country store). more »
My kids and I went during the “Hands-On” event and really enjoyed ourselves. It wasn’t crowded at all given it was a hot Saturday afternoon. My kids (7 & 4) learned some history and the way of life 200 years ago. They did some arts and crafts as well. But at the end of the day, they were grateful for living in this century :).
I'm not a beer drinker, but I found myself loving the selection! The atmosphere is cozy and welcoming. Make time for this stop in your travels.
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