CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT THE HISTORIC BURLINGTON ANTIQUES & ARTS EMPORIUM
The Emporium dealers will fill the stores show case with items relating to Ireland and your St. Patrick’s Day celebration for the month of March. Shoppers can purchase decorations, items for their dinner table, and jewelry.
The Emporium is a 14,000 square foot building, home to 65 plus dealers with antiques from the 1800’s to the collectibles of today. Open seven days a week from 11 am to 5 pm ( Thursday until 7 pm), customers can travel to the Emporium by the River Line, through many historical towns in South Jersey. The ride on the River Line is an architectural treasure trove of buildings starting in Camden and finishing in Trenton. Riders on the River Line will experience a step back in time, viewing homes and commercial buildings built in the late 1600’s to the commercial buildings of the 1900’s. Burlington City is the oldest city in the state of New Jersey, having buildings dating back to the 1600’s.
As a young man Benjamin Franklin had his first print shop in Burlington City. Author James Fenimore Copper was born in Burlington City and President Ulysses Grant had a home in Burlington City on Wood St. According to the State of New Jersey, the Emporium’s building was built between 1917 to 1924 by Edward Supper and is on the National Resister for Historic Buildings. Automobiles were sold and serviced in this large building until the late 1970’s.
If you love history and antiques, Burlington City is a destination you don’t want to miss! Hopefully you will start your journey of Burlington City at the Emporium and join us on March 17 Th..
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