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April 13, 2021

Cohanzick Zoo in Bridgeton NJ πŸ¦™

The Cohanzick Zoo opened its gates as New Jersey’s first zoo in 1934. Home to nearly 100 animals representing more than 45 different species from around the world, the zoo has been a regional destination attraction for genera...

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March 29, 2021

How Bridgeton NJ Got It's Name πŸ–ŠοΈ

Bridgeton (formerly Bridge Town) πŸŒ‰ straddles the tidal Cohansey River and is located near the center of the Delaware Bay lowlands. It derives its name from the original movable bridge that offered the option of regular overla...

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March 25, 2021

Splash Water Park 🌊 in Bridgeton NJ

June 1, 2013, Mayor Kelly cut the ribbon on this zero-depth water venue to mark the official start to the summer season in Bridgeton. The official opening of the splash pad marked a bold new addition to the City Park and it h...

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March 17, 2021

Bridgeton NJ πŸ—‘οΈ Clean Communities Program

The Clean Communities Program was created in 1986 with funding from taxes levied on the sale of litter generating products. In 2002, the Clean Communities Fund was reauthorized. Twenty-one counties and five hundred fifty-nine...

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March 15, 2021

Greater Bridgeton NJ Amish Market🚜🌾

πŸ§‘πŸΌβ€πŸŒΎ The Greater Bridgeton Amish Market came to Hopewell Township in June of 2012, and has been serving the community with a variety of Lancaster County, Amish Vendors. The theme of "Meals & Memories, Made Here" comes from th...

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