Cumberland County Historical Society

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

DIRECTIONS TO THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
LOCATED IN THE GIBBON HOUSE MUSEUM

960 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, New Jersey 08323

856-455-4055 or 856-455-8580

Email:  cchistsoc@verizon.net          Webpage:  www.cchistsoc.org


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Beautiful, historical Greenwich is located in rural Cumberland County in the southwest corner of New Jersey.  The town is approximately 40 miles from Philadelphia, 35 miles from Atlantic City, and only 3 hours from New York City and Washington, D.C.  We invite you to enjoy a visit and explore the rich history of this small community.

From Commodore Barry Bridge

· Take 322 East to 77 South.   Follow into Bridgeton.  At the large, red-brick NJ State Building, make a right onto 49 West.  At fourth traffic light, make left onto West Avenue.  Make second right onto Greenwich Road (Route 607).  Follow to stop street in Greenwich.  Make a right onto Ye Greate Street (Route 623).  Gibbon House is located on the right.

From Delaware Memorial Bridge

· After crossing the bridge, take first exit (Route 49/Pennsville).  Follow Rt. 49 approximately 20 miles (through towns of Pennsville, Salem, and to the Borough of Shiloh.  At the blinker in Shiloh, turn right onto County Road 620 (South).  Follow 620 for 2.1 miles.  At the four-way stop, go straight.  Bear to the right onto Rt. 703.  Follow 703 for two miles (it ends at Rt. 623).  Turn left onto Rt. 623 (Ye Greate Street).  Continue on Ye Greate Street for approximately 2.5 miles and the Gibbon House Museum will be on your left.

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· After crossing the bridge, take exit 295N.  Immediately take exit 1C/Hook Road.  Continue on Hook Road for five miles until you come to a stop street.  Make a left onto Route 49 East.  Take Rt. 49 East for approximately 17 miles to Shiloh.  At the blinker light in Shiloh, turn right onto County Road 620 South.  Follow 620 for 2.1 miles.  At the four-way stop, go straight.  Make a right at the fork onto Rt. 703.  Follow Rt. 703 for two miles (it ends at Rt. 623).  Turn left onto Rt. 623 (Ye Greate Street).  Continue on Ye Greate Street for approximately 2.5 miles and the Gibbon House Museum will be on your left.

From the Shore Area

· Pick up Route 49 West in Tuckahoe.  Follow Rt. 49 to the City of Bridgeton.  Make a left onto S. West Avenue/CR607.  Take the second right onto CR 607.  Follow to stop street in Greenwich (approximately 7 miles).  Make a right onto Ye Greate Street (Route 623).  Gibbon House is located on the right.

From North Jersey or the New Jersey Turnpike

· Take Exit 2 off the New Jersey Turnpike.  After leaving the toll booth, make a right turn.  After traveling for 3 miles, you will come to a traffic light.  At light, turn right onto 45S.  After .8 of a mile, 45S bears to the right.  Stay left onto Route 77S.  Take 77S for 8.4 miles to Pole Tavern Circle.  At the circle, take the second road which is 635W (to Daretown).  Continue on 635W for 11.7 miles.  At the second stop street, you will turn left onto Rt. 49E.  Take 49E for 1.7 miles to Shiloh.  At the blinker light in Shiloh, make a right turn onto 620S.  At the four-way stop, go straight.  Stay right at the fork onto Rt. 703.  Follow 703 for two miles (it ends at Rt. 623).  Turn left onto Rt. 623 (Ye Greate Street).  Continue on Ye Greate Street for approximately 2.5 miles and the Gibbon House Museum will be on your left.

From Walt Whitman Bridge or Ben Franklin Bridge

· Take I-676 East.  Make a slight turn onto I-676 South.  Merge onto E-76 East.  Continue onto NJ-42 South.  Take Exit 13 to merge onto NJ-55 South.  Take exit 32B onto Route 56 West (Landis Avenue).  At the 5th traffic light, make a left onto Rt. 77 South.  Follow into Bridgeton.  At the large, red-brick NJ State Building, make a right onto 49 West.  At fourth traffic light, make a left onto West Avenue.  Make second right onto Greenwich Road (Route 607).  Follow to stop street in Greenwich.  Make a right onto Ye Greate Street (Route 623).  Gibbon House is located on the right.

From New Jersey Route 55 (North or South)

· Take Exit 32B onto Route 56 West (Landis Avenue).  At the fifth traffic light, make a left onto Route 77 South.  Follow into Bridgeton.  At the large, red-brick NJ State Building, make a right onto 49 West.  At fourth traffic light, make a left onto West Avenue.  Make second right onto Greenwich Road (Route 607).  Follow to stop street in Greenwich.  Make a right onto Ye Greate Street (Route 623).  Gibbon House is located on the right.


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PO Box 16, Greenwich, NJ 08323
856-455-8580






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