- Borough Sites & Churches
- Churches & Historical Buildings
- Landmarks & Parks
- Recreational Fields & Schools
- Schools & Transportation
Borough Hall was originally built in 1928 and centrally houses many of the offices and services of the Borough's municipal government, including the tax assessor, the construction office, the municipal court office, the police department, and an auditorium. Borough Commissioner's meetings are held at Borough Hall every second and fourth Tuesday of the month, usually in the courtroom but sometimes, if there is a large attendance, in the auditorium.
Since its founding on March 8, 1764, Haddon Fire Company Co. No.1 proudly remains the second oldest volunteer fire company in continuous existence in the United States. The Company currently has a complement of 52 members. In addition, there are 10 junior members in the Explorer program, established in 2001.
Originally founded on March 5, 1803, the Haddonfield Library was established “to extend the benefit of learning and to promote a spirit of literacy." With beautiful murals and excellent study spaces, the newly renovated Haddonfield Library is a center for learning, welcoming citizens of all ages, backgrounds and interests. The Library’s collections and services - including (1) more than 80,000 books, (2) thousands of CDs, DVDs, videos, down-loadable audiobooks and e-books, and playaways, (3) electronic resources, such as computer Internet access, subscription databases, and computer classes, (4) children's, teen, and adult programs, and (5) an inter-library loan network - are dynamic and designed to meet the informational, educational and cultural needs of the community. Friends of the library also host an annual book sale, recycling old books and using the profits for the library.
242 Kings Highway East, Emergency #: 911
Non-Emer. #: (856) 429-3000
In addition to its law enforcement and public safety functions, the Haddonfield Police Department offers fingerprinting and firearms application and investigation services, as well as Letters of Good Conduct. The Department is also augmented by a corps of Haddonfield Auxiliary Police Officers, who meet on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM in the Haddonfield Court Room.
25 S. Haddon Ave
The Haddonfield Post Office offers mail-related services, such as acceptance of mail and sale of postage stamps, post office boxes, and sale of packaging and stationery.
Public Works Office
555 Centre Street
The Public Works Department is responsible for road maintenance, refuse collection and garbage removal, shade tree trimming, vegetative waste disposal, leaf collection, chipper pick-up, recycling, and seasonal clean-up.
Worship service is offered on Sunday morning at 11 AM. Christian education is offered for adults at 9:30 AM and for children at 11:15 AM. In addition, childcare is available for children ages from newborn to 5-years-old. Children’s Youth Group meets on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 PM. First Baptist Church offers several Life Groups which include Women’s Friendship/Discipleship Group, Men’s Bible Study and an Environmental Committee call “God’s Green House.”
Several worship services are offered for the Bible Church community. Sunday morning prayer takes place at 9:30 AM, followed by Sunday school at 10 AM. Sunday worship service takes place at 11 AM and again at 6:30 PM. Wednesday night prayer service begins at 7 PM. A nursery and Junior church is available during the adult worship service.
Mass is celebrated on Monday – Saturday: 8 AM. Saturday: 5 PM and Sunday: 7:30 AM, 9 AM and 11 AM. In addition, Christ the King welcomes you to visit adoration chapel which provides extensive hours for your convenience. Parishioner volunteers enjoy the music program for both children and adults. The Children’s Choir meets on Thursday evenings from 6 PM to 7 PM. The Adult Choir follows on Thursday evenings at 7:30 PM.
Monthly meeting follow the Quaker concept of ministering to all believers. With no paid clergy, the community has fostered a wide variety of ministries including education, activism in the cause of peace, pastoral care, and conflict resolution. Haddonfield’s congregation of 200 members, worship in the traditional Quaker manner, in their commitment to God and each other. Their mission is: “We aspire to a way of life that embodies the Quaker testimonies of simplicity, peace and non-violence, integrity,equality, community and stewardship.”
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Churches & Historical Buildings
Grace Episcopal Church offers several opportunities for volunteers. Their largest outreach program is the St. Paul's Food Basket. Numerous parishioners volunteer each month to create and deliver more than 100 bags of food per week. Worship schedule on Sunday is at 8 AM and 9:30 AM. Services are also offered on Wednesday at 7 AM, Thursday at 9:30 AM and Saturday at 5:30 PM. Christian educational programs are available for children following communion and for adults at 10:45 AM on Sunday mornings.
Sunday service is offered at 8, 9:15 and 10:30 AM. Nursery care is provided at the 9:15 and 10:30 service times. Sunday school for children ages 3 through grade 6 is offered during the 9:15 and 10:15 services. Music opportunities are available for all ages and include the Adult Vocal Choir, Adult Bell Choir, Youth Vocal Choir, Children’s Vocal Choir, Children’s Bell Choir and Cherub Choir (ages 3 through second grade). Christian Education volunteer opportunities include Adult Forum Leaders, Church Library Volunteers, Sunday school teachers and helpers and Bible School teachers.
Worship services are offered on Sunday mornings at 8 AM, 9 AM and 10:30 AM. A Saturday 5 PM service is conducted in the Chapel. United Methodist Church has a wide range of music ministries available. The Chancel Choir, Celebration Team, and Handbell Choirs provide rewarding opportunities for adults. Children also have several opportunities to participate including “Lights-Camera-Action, Children’s Bells, a new Youth Choir and Crescendo (a youth handbell ensemble).
Sunday Services are offered at 9AM and 11 AM and 6:45 PM. Sunday school begins at 10 AM. Wednesday evening weekly fellowship begins with a meal at 6 PM followed by Bible study classes for all ages at 6:45 PM.
Worship service is offered every Sunday from 10:30 AM to 12.30 PM. Bible Study followed by Choir Rehearsal is offered on Wednesdays from 6.30 PM to 9 PM.
First Presbyterian offers several ministries: the children’s ministries includes a nursery, Sunday school for children and Vacation Bible school; Youth ministries include Youth Sunday school and Youth Group; Adult Faith Foundation includes Adult Sunday School and Adult Bible School; Music Ministry includes a children’s, youth and adult choirs. Worship times in Traditional Services in the Chapel are at 8:15 AM, while Services in the Sanctuary are at 9:30 AM and 11 AM.
Worship service is offered every Sunday at 10 AM. Additional spiritual opportunities are offered at 10 AM for children and young adults (up to age 20) and Wednesday evenings at 7:30 PM for adults, in the children’s room. Childcare is offered for children and infants.
The Haddon Fortnightly is a civic and social club for women and is a member of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs, founded in 1894 by 12 women to establish in Haddonfield a "center for promotion of educational, literary and social interests in the community." The Haddon Fortnightly members participate in a host of activities and special interest groups and raise money for charities. The clubhouse was built in 1857 by the Methodists and served as their place of worship for 54 years. In 1922, the building, now minus its steeple, was purchased by the Civic Association for town meetings.
This piece of history recognizes Haddonfield as the town wherein the first ever nearly complete dinosaur skeleton was discovered. Built in 2003 by local artist John Giannotti, “Haddie” stands in the center of town and is now a landmark where people meet. Lantern Lane, the alley in which the dinosaur stands, has new benches to sit and rest.
Home to colonial meetings during the Revolutionary War, the Indian King Tavern remains virtually untouched through time. With reenactments of famous founding fathers like John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, as well as performances by actors bringing Abraham Lincoln and other pivotal figures in our nation’s history back to life, the Tavern is always in 1776. Open to the public all day, colonial men and women wait for your next visit.
Originally constructed in 1747, Greenfield Hall houses the Historical Society of Haddonfield Museum. The house was built by John Gill IV who reconstructed it in 1841, and the Hall still keeps its 19th century appearance. There was a succession of owners until 1960 when it became the headquarters of the Historical Society of Haddonfield. The other rooms house various items from the Historical Society's collections relating to the history of Haddonfield. Greenfield Hall also hosts the annual Haunted House on Halloween and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Dinosaur Discovery Site
End of Maple Avenue
The discovery site of the world’s first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton is located in Haddonfield just off the road. first discovered in 1858, the Hadrosaurus Foulkii is now a symbol of the town. With a sign and a trail down to the actual site, historians, archaeologists, and others can easily walk down and observe where history was made. The Dinosaur Statue on Lantern Lane downtown memorializes this site.
Lenni Lenape Monument
Kings Highway & Chews Landing
The Lenni Lenape are a Native American tribe that lived in this area of New Jersey as well as around a much greater space. This monument recognizes these people and the peaceful bond that existed between colonists and the Americans over 200 years ago. The monument also identifies the surrounding streets.
401 Kings Highway East
Dedicated to the soldiers who served in the Korean War, Vietnam, and World War II, this memorial stands just in front of the High School. All 46 names inscribed on the plaque are citizens of Haddonfield, and it sits just next to another memorial. The High School was dedicated to those who served in War, so the school had the memorials built on site.
This garden is open to the public to roam, and grows an abundance of plants from fruit and vegetables to flowers. Anyone can rent a plot of land to grow and harvest; all year round gardeners can come out to Crows Woods and plant and grow.
901 East Atlantic Avenue
Perhaps the largest park in Haddonfield, Crows Woods offers a quiet place to get into nature. With plenty of trails and a map in the entrance, you can spend hours walking, jogging, taking your pet out, etc.
Hopkins and Driscoll Pond
Hopkins Pond and Driscoll pond are two adjacent ponds located behind the High School. Hiking trails around the lake offer beautiful scenery, and bridges over certain areas allow for easy maneuvering through the area.
This small strip of land is host to many dog walkers and anyone in the area looking to get some fresh air. Neighboring the train tracks, Wheeler Park is a convenient distance from Crows Woods and major streets such as Center Street and Warwick Avenue.
Across from Lincoln Commons, Centennial field hosts football teams of all ages. With a full 100-yard field with lines and field goal posts, anyone wishing to play football or simply walk the field is always able to.
Centennial Tennis Courts
Down the hill from the football field are the Centennial Tennis Courts, all five of which can be used throughout the day. The HMHS Tennis team practices and competes on the courts, and many more recreational players can be found there as well. There is a basketball court located next to the last tennis court where people can shoot hoops in addition to playing tennis.
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Recreational Fields & Schools
901 East Atlantic Avenue
Crows Woods Complex includes soccer fields, softball diamonds, a track for running, and plenty of space to compete in any event. High School teams, Travel teams, and many other sports organizations, both youth and adult, use these fields.
North Atlantic Avenue
Home to the town youth soccer teams, Green Acres is a soccer/lacrosse field that sits next to the Speedline. While it is privately used by these youth leagues, it is open to the public for use at any time for any activity.
High School Football Field
242 Kings Highway East
Behind HMHS is the stadium where the football team plays on Friday Nights. It includes a smaller practice field (Anniversary Field) behind it as well as a track encircling the field. Open to the public for running and other types of exercising, the field is used by the school’s band and football team primarily, and the track by the track team. Youth Football leagues often use the field as well.
Middle School Field
5 Lincoln Avenue
The HMS field has a T-Shirts league baseball diamond and is equipped with a set of Field Hockey nets. The school uses the field throughout the day for outdoor gym classes, but outside of school hours anyone can roam the area.
Little League Baseball Complex
The Haddonfield Little League complex provides a venue for players 13 and under. In addition to the generations of dedicated board members and volunteers, the installation of lights to the complex has turned it into one of the finer Little League Complexes in the area, offering leagues to youth baseball players.
Radnor Baseball Field
In the Spring and Summer seasons Spicer Field serves as the home field to Haddonfield Baseball. During the fall season it is used by the HMHS Field Hockey team and Freshman Girls’ Soccer team. Equipped with a new batting cage, 2 baseball fields, and space for other sports, Radnor is open to Public use.
584 Centre Street
Scout Field includes a soccer field and a separate softball diamond where high school teams play. With a parking lot across the street and a new scoreboard, the field can host many activities and includes a path into the nearby woods for walking. The parking lot leads to the Public Works Office of the Borough.
“Lizzy Haddon” School is a K-5 elementary school. It offers AM and PM Kindergarten classes; all other grades begin class at 8:30 AM and run until 3 PM. The school has an after-school program for kids who cannot go home immediately after class. Class sizes range from 20-25 children per teacher with Special Education options.
Located adjacent to the heart of downtown, Central School is one of three elementary schools in Haddonfield, NJ. Central School is in the same building structure as the Haddonfield Middle School. Its classes are K-5. Central School hosts several activities and events such as the Fashion Show, Ice Cream Social, Skating Party, Spaghetti/Bingo Night and Family Fun Night.
The JF Tatem Elementary School is one of three K-5 schools in Haddonfield. Its small class sizes and dedicated teachers ensure that students receive high-quality education while having lots of fun learning about everything from math and English to music. The school also provides accommodations for special needs students and after-school programs for children with parents who work full-time.
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Schools & Transportation
Rated one of the best High Schools in South Jersey, HMHS offers an abundance of courses from Human Geography to Forensics. Students can participate in athletic activities such as Intramural Basketball, Football, Softball, and others. The school offers activities in the Arts such as Orchestra, Band, Choir, and Drama. Class sizes can range from 6-26 kids per teacher depending on the curriculum. Class starts at 7:57 AM; school ends at 2:45 PM.
The only Middle School in town, Haddonfield Middle School offers classes from the 6th grade through the 8th grade. Students can participate in school sports such as Track and Field, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Basketball, and Wrestling, as well as others. The school offers activities in the Arts such as Band, Chorus, Orchestra, and Drama Club. One Friday every month the school hosts “Rec Hall” where kids can have fun from 8 PM to 10 PM. The class sizes range from 18-24 students per teacher, and class begins at 7:50 AM, ending at 2:50 PM.
Established in 1951, the Beechwood School provides classes for ages 2 ½ to 6-year olds for half day and full day classes, two to five days per week. It is a family owned, independent, state licensed preschool, kindergarten and child care center. The school was one of the first nursery schools and summer camps in the area. Current enrollment is approximately 100 students. Summer camp is six weeks.
Established in 1957, the Haddonfield United Methodist Nursery and Preschool provides classes for 3- and 4-year olds, transitional kindergarten for 5-year olds and kindergarten enrichment for AM kindergarten students. There is also extended day opportunity. The school is licensed by the State of NJ Division of Youth and Family Services.
Established in 1970, the First Presbyterian Church Preschool provides classes for 2 ½-, 3- and 4-year olds, pre-kindergarten (AM and PM), kindergarten enrichment and extended day care. There are also classes in creative arts, music and movement. The Preschool Program consists of two programs that are approved by the Division of Youth and Family Services of the New Jersey Department of Licensing.
Bancroft is a non-profit provider of special education. The school teaches students who have autism, brain injuries, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more than 130 years the school has been working to unlock the full potential of people with disabilities, and they continue to strive to create equal opportunity for everyone.
As part of the Christ the King Church, Christ the King School offers a K-8 education. Religious education and CCD activities are offered after school and are open to people not enrolled as well. The Knights compete in six sports, including basketball, softball, and cross country. The school also offers special education opportunities.
Just down the road from the Quaker Meeting House is the Haddonfield Friends School, with K-8 classes. With an 8:1 student teacher ratio, the school teaches lessons with foundations in Quaker values. The school offers Bowling, Cross Country, and fitness activities after school, and hosts a summer camp program.
Kinsgway Learning Center is a school that offers elementary and secondary education to children and adults with special needs. The center also has preschool programs and therapeutic activities. Since 1966, Kingsway has supported the education of kids with disabilities and now it sponsors an annual golf tournament as well.
Patco Speedline travels from Lindenwold into Philadelphia as far as 15th/16th and Locust and operates every 15-30 minutes on average. It takes approximately 15 minutes for the train to go from Haddonfield to Philadelphia. One-way tickets into the city cost $2.60, 2-way cost $5.20.