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The Indian Mills Historical Society was founded in 1973 by local residents of Shamong Township. Many founding members were descendants of residents of Indian Mills and the surrounding area for generations.


The Indian Mills Historical Society's mission is to restore local historical sites and educate the public on the many historical people, places and events of the area.

Indian Mills

Indian Mills was the site of the first Indian Reservation, known as Brotherton, from 1758-1801. In fact, the name Shamong, is an Indian name that means place of the horn referring to the abundance of deer that supplied food and clothing for the Native Americans that first settled there. Later milling operations were run from there, hence the name.

 Next Meeting:  March 18, 2019.

Eric Orange (Guest speaker) of Burlington County Division of Parks will present “Ten Things You Did Not Know About Rancocas Creek” , March 18th meeting

  Meeting:  APRIL 15, 2019                 To be announced. 

   Meeting:  May 20, 2019

    Marisa Bozrth, (Guest speaker) Burlington County Historian will present “The Lindbergh Kidnapping and Ellis Parker, Burlington Couny’s Chief of Detectives“, May 20th meeting.

        Meeting:  June 17, 2019                to be announced. 

             ATSION DAY, Sunday, 

May 5, 2019.     

Atsion Lake Recreation Center, Rt 206, Wharton State Forest, Shamong, NJ.

 For Info - 609-351-0073





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