Introduction to Edgewater Park, New Jersey
Edgewater Park History
Edgewater Park was officially incorporated on February 12, 1880. The community was formed from portions of the present-day territory of Delanco Township, which was established on March 1, 1859 as Beverly Township.
Edgewater Park and nearby Attractions
- American Swedish Historical Museum
- Albert Einstein House
- Academy of Natural Sciences
- Fort Washington State Park
- Abington Art Center
- New Jersey State Aquarium
Things To Do In Edgewater Park
Alice Paul Birthplace and Pennsbury Manor are some of the local historic sites. The Independence National Historical Park, which encompasses the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, the Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall, is accessible from Edgewater as well. The Glencairn Museum showcases exhibits reflecting the history of the religion, while the Grand Army of the Republic Museum & Library houses Civil War artifacts and memorabilia. The PAWS Farm Nature Center features wildlife and farm life exhibits, along with nature education. Washington Crossing State Park is spread across 991 acres of land and offers opportunities for fishing, hiking and picnicking. The New Jersey State Aquarium, the Philadelphia Zoo, Camden Children's Garden and Sesame Place are some of the other popular attractions in the area.
Edgewater Park Transportation
Philadelphia International is the nearest major airport.
Edgewater Park Higher Education
Colleges close to Edgewater Park include Arcadia University, Chestnut Hill College and Cedar Crest College.