Introduction to Tabernacle, New Jersey
The town of Tabernacle was officially incorporated on March 22nd, 1901, by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature. It was formed from the Southampton Township, Shamong Township and Woodland Township. Tabernacle is located in Burlington County, which was founded on May 17th, 1694, but the history of Burlington County traces back to 1681, when its court was established. Tabernacle, which was originally known as "Tabernacle in the Wilderness," was named after a log church that was constructed by missionaries John and David Brainerd.
Tabernacle and Nearby Attractions
- Alice Paul Birthplace
- Neshaminy State Park
- Indian King Tavern Museum
- Adventure Aquarium
- Historic Batsto Village
- Lebanon State Forest
Things To Do In Tabernacle
Museums nearby include the Indian King Tavern Museum, Historic Batsto Village, the Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum and the Barclay Farmstead Museum. Parks in the area, such as Rancocas State Park, Neshaminy State Park and Lebanon State Forest offer provisions for recreational activities. The Philadelphia Zoo, the New Jersey State Aquarium, Sesame Place and Adventure Aquarium have an array of flora and fauna on display.
Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.
Tabernacle Higher Education
Colleges and universities located near Tabernacle include Arcadia University, Burlington County College and Philadelphia University.