221 Edgewater Avenue Edgewater Park, NJ 08010 Phone: 609-387-9847

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The Shipman Mansion is open for tours on the first weekend of the month during April - November from 11-3 on Saturday and Sundays.  For appointments at other times, please call 856-986-7969. 

The Shipman Mansion is located at 221 Edgewater Avenue in Edgewater Park, NJ.  


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The roof is done!!!!!! The Shipman Mansion was the recipient of a $12,000 grant from The 1772 Foundation and a Sandy Disaster Relief Grant for Historic Properties from the National Park Service and the New Jersey State Historic Preservation Office, administered by the New Jersey Historic Trust, in the amount of $295,870. We are very grateful for these grants that enabled us to restore the roof and drainage systems. We also have raised about $16,000 in direct appeal and various fundraisers. Now that the roof is repaired and the leaks are sealed, extensive repair will be needed to restore parts of the interior that are water-damaged.  Once those interior repairs are complete, attention will be focused on the exterior, which needs repairs made to the foundation, the wood trim and painting.   

The Shipman Mansion also received a grant from the American Alliance of Museums entitling us to a peer review from a very experienced museum director. Our peer reviewer came from the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pa. and provided us with a wealth of suggestions and ideas. Thank you Molly Lowell! Here are some pictures of our restored roof