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*Whitall House Lights Up for Christmas Season

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National Park, NJ) The James and Ann Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield is extending an early invitation to residents of the county to attend their free annual Candlelight Christmas Tours coming up in December.



Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "It's never too early to start getting in the spirit for the holiday season by finding fun things to do in the county to celebrate season’s greetings in new and unique ways."

Visitors will be able to see the Whitall House decorated in natural elements that the colonists would have incorporated into their seasonal decorating, such as pinecones, and other items that can be found around the area in forests, fields, meadows and riverbanks.

Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco, Liaison to the Department of Parks, said, “This year Christmas Village Pop up Shops will be incorporated into the tours. These shops will be full of unique handmade gifts for visitors to purchase from local merchants.”

The Candlelight Tour is a free event for all ages to attend and enjoy and is a service of the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders. 

The tours last from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9. Times and dates include:

Friday, December 7 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, December 8 from 3 to 9 p.m.
Sunday December 9 from noon to 4 p.m.

The Whitall House is located in Red Bank Battlefield, at 100 Hessian Ave., National Park, NJ.

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