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Currently, the museum is closed due to Covid.  You can check for updates and when we will be opening to the public on our  EVENTS page and also FACEBOOK
[For visitors who do not have a Facebook, they can view SHIPPEN MANOR NEWS for the posts.]

Wishing you health and wellness.

Welcome to Shippen Manor

Historic Shippen Manor is a restored 18th century iron master’s mansion that is located 1/4 mile west of the Route 31/Wall Street intersection in Oxford, on Belvidere Avenue.
Parking is limited and visitors are encouraged to park on nearby Washington Avenue. Handicapped parking is available at the Manor. There is no admission fee. 

The museum and offices are currently closed to the public due to the current Covid situation. 

For further information, please call (908) 453-4381.

See what we are up to on our Facebook page: @ShippenManor (see also Shippen Manor News if you do not have a Facebook account).


Group Tours / Field Trips

For the time being, Shippen Manor is unable to give tours and provide field trips as we are closed due to Covid. Once the museum is open and safety measures are implemented, then we can revisit private tours and trips.

Shippen Manor Museum Brochure

County History Partnership Program (CHPP) Grants

Round 1 for the 2021 CHPP Grant is underway.  The Round 2 “Call for Applications” will begin in mid-May 2021 and is a short mini-cycle (July to December). The grant amount is $1000 to $1500 per group. Grant application packets will be emailed to interested groups (non-profits– history or otherwise, in Warren Co., NJ). If you would like to be put on the mailing list for the grants and their respective workshops, please email Gina ( or call the office (908-453-4381).

Warren County Senior Winners at 53rd Annual State Show (2019)

The Warren County Department of Land Preservation, Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs is pleased to announce that two artists from Warren County have been selected as award winners in the State’s 53rd Annual NJ Senior Citizen Art Show. Winning artists from Warren County are:


Gail Speirs (Washington) Second Prize Award, Non-Professional Watercolor for her piece Blacksmith Shop




Jude Griffith (Stewartsville) Honorable Mention Award, Non-Professional Drawing for his piece Shammy







This show, featuring almost 300 pieces of artwork, is currently on display in the main building of Meadow Lakes Senior Living, 300 Meadow Lakes, East Windsor, NJ. It will remain on display and open to the public Mondays through Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm, until Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Exhibiting artists this year ranged in age from 60 to 101. Artwork in eleven categories is represented, created by professional and non-professional artists. A three-person panel of art experts juried the show, selecting first, second, and third place winners and honorable mentions in each category.

The annual exhibit is a co-sponsored project of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Mercer County’s Division of Culture & Heritage, and is the culmination of a year of county-based Senior Citizen Art Shows held throughout the state. All the work on display represents First Place winners from the county shows. Warren County’s Division of Aging and Disability Services and the Department of Land Preservation, Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs partnered to present our County Winners for this competitive 53rd Annual State Show.

The public can view the show, free of charge, during viewing hours. Groups of 6 or more must contact Meadow Lakes in advance by calling (609) 448-4100. Directions can be found on the Meadow Lakes website at: 

This program is made possible with Cosponsored Project grant funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, with additional support from the County of Mercer, Meadow Lakes (a Springpoint Senior Living Community) and the New Jersey Association of Area Agencies on Aging.