County Historical Museum Features The Civil War: Echoes of New Jersey’s Finest

December 4, 2013 0 By info@allthatsdigital.com

civil warWOODBURY — As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War is being observed across America, the Gloucester County Historical Society Museum is featuring an exhibit of artifacts that tell unique stories about local soldiers during this traumatic time in our nation’s history.

Along with military equipment, there are also photographs, Civil War letters, the first Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to a NJ soldier, a 33 foot long flag that flew over Fort McHenry during the Civil War, personal items that belonged to local union soldiers, and much more.

Gloucester County Historical Society Museum hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1 to 4 p.m., the last Sunday of the month, 2 to 5 p.m. Adult admission is $5. Children 6 to 18 years are $1. Children under 6 are free.

Private tours are available other days and times. The Museum is located at 58 N. Broad St., Woodbury, NJ  08096.  For information call 856-848-8531.