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Sat Mar 01 10:04:00 UTC 2008

Welcome To Atlantic, Gloucester, Camden and Salem Counties in South Jersey

Posted by: Lois Buzby

With such towns as Mullica Hill, which is a "walking town" and features storefronts, eateries, coffeehouses and antique houses.  Also, an Amish Farmer's Market has recently joined this list and is stocked weekends with home made and fresh baked pies, pretzels, cheese, farm fresh produce and unique furniture!  Located close to Route 322 and Route 45.  with E-Z access from Interstate 295, near Delaware Memorial Bridge. Enjoy special weekends such at the Holiday Open House Tour during December and the exciting annual Doll Show in the Fall, which features a "Wizard of Oz" portion with special guests such as one of the original munchkins from the movie!  Also, see and experience the Civil War weekend, re-enactment which features an encampment and display of authentic period pieces.  Further down Route 45 you will find a waterfont village known as "Riverwinds" in West Deptford. Planned in the next few years, it will feature an 11,000 square foot of waterfront retail space and more than 400 condominiums and town houses; also  featured is to be a marina and water-taxi pier.  View of Phildeaphia skyline is wonderful!  Grab your camera!   Washington Township is a bustling community which is growing every day.  Located off Route 168 and 322, several shopping districts, movies, eateries of interest encompass this township.  Sports abound in this growing and popular township! Washington Lake Park is known sports center and includes many soccer and baseball fields where parents and friends encourage the "teams".  Also, known for it's many popular sports stars, such as Vince Papale, who have made summer appearances and signed autographs , along with an interesting movie schedule that includes family and children's entertainment. The local hospital now is surrounded with a medical center of several acres which houses individual specialists in all healthcare areas.  Swedesboro once settled by Swedes in 1642, a one-time farm town has rapidly grown.  A landmark restaurant "Old Swedes Inn" is located in the Kings Highway business district.  Stroll through the streets of this quaint and historic town.  There is beautiful, flowing, country scenery throughout this wonderful town and local area.  Many reminders of the farm life of the past.  Also, get into the action at local antique auctions held every two-weeks nearby if you are interesed in bidding and winning treasures you "can't live without". Close to Delaware Memorial and Commodore Barry bridges.  Nearby, Pitman Boro, features a 1920's era Victorian style theatre, which is still in operation, once hosted such entertainment such as Bob Hope.  This town, with it's many original buildings, is bustling with restaurants, pizza parlors and antique shoppes, and many specialty stores to fill your entire day. Located just off Route 47, Delsea Drive.  Come and investigate these rural and interesting towns along with many others.