Introduction to Haddonfield, New Jersey
Haddonfield, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 3 miles S of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 7 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The people of the town are in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Haddonfield has a population of 11,659.
The present day Haddonfield was once inhabited by the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. Haddonfield was founded by Elizabeth Haddon and was named after her. Prior to its incorporation on April 6, 1875, Haddonfield was a part of Haddon Township.
Haddonfield and nearby Attractions
- Indian King Tavern
- Haddonfield Historic Society Museum
- Independence National Historical Park
- Barclay Farmstead Museum
- Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site
- Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Things To Do In Haddonfield
Haddonfield is home to one of the most significant paleontology sites of the world, the Indian King Tavern. One can visit the Indian King Tavern Museum as well as the other historical sites of the area. The town also includes a number of old-fashioned shops. In addition, Haddonfield’s Hadrosaurus Sculpture Park is very popular.
Air transportation is provided by the Philadelphia International Airport.
Haddonfield Higher Education
Rutgers University - Camden, Temple University, Community College of Philadelphia, MCP Hahnemann University and Camden County College are close to the town.