Day Trip: Mullica Hill

Oct 15th, 2008 | Category: News
By Jen A. Miller

Mullica Hill is a well-restored historic town in the heart of South Jersey farmland. Here’s where you can get the best of then and now, with a few surprises along the way.

The Old Mill Antique Center on Main Street in Mullica Hill is one of the largest co-ops in the area. Photo courtesy of mullicahill.com.

The Old Mill Antique Center on Main Street in Mullica Hill is one of the largest co-ops in the area. Photo courtesy of mullicahill.com.

Something Old:

The Old Mill Antique Center
(1 S. Main St., 856-478-9810,
www.oldmillantiques.zoomshare.com) is three stories of antique wonderland set inside a pre-Revolutionary War mill. Variety is key—it’s one of the largest co-ops in the area.

The readers in your group will want to check out Murphy’s Loft-Books, Ephermera and Magazines (53 N. Main St., 856-478-4928,
murphysbookloft.com), a maze of used books, magazines and sheet music. Yes, they buy used books, too.

Something New:

Get the latest and greatest race gear at the South Jersey Running and Triathlon Company
(86 N. Main St., 856-223-9350, www.runningco.com). They stock any kind of gear you could use, whether you prefer to run, bike, swim, or do all three.

The Mullica Hill Quilt Company offer quilting classes. Photo courtesy of mullicahill.com.

The Mullica Hill Quilt Company offer quilting classes. Photo courtesy of mullicahill.com.

Want to make your own something new? Go to Mullica Hill Quilt Company
(43 S. Main St., 856-478-2243,
www.mhquiltco.com), where you can either buy a handmade quilt or choose from quilting books, fabrics, and patterns to do it yourself. Don’t know how? They offer quilting classes.

Something Borrowed:

For more vintage items, check out the Front Porch Antiques
(21 S. Main St., 856-478-6556,
www.thefrontporchantiques.com), which stocks antique furniture–and buys your classic pieces, too.

If you’re into what shimmers and shines, stop in at Mullica Hill Jewelry & Repair
(49 S. Main St., 856-223-9449), which sells new and estate jewelry and watches. As the name suggests, they’ll fix your favorites, and size and set items, too.

You can pick up some wine at the Heritage Station Winery. Photo courtesy of heritagestationwine.com.

You can pick up some wine at the Heritage Station Winery. Photo courtesy of heritagestationwine.com.

Something Blue:

To get the best of Jersey fresh, sit for a meal at blueplate (47 S. Main St., 856-478-2112,
blueplatenj.com), a cozy BYOB serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Stop in at Heritage Station Winery
(480 Mullica Hill Rd., 856-589-4474,
www.heritagestationfruit.com) if you’d like a local bottle with your meal, or fresh produce and bakery treats to take home.

For a caffeine fix, check out Stir it Up Coffeehouse
(48 N. Main St., 856-478-0024,
www.stiritupcoffeehouse.com), which offers season-themed drinks, soups, salads, sandwiches, and sweet treats–and board games if you’re bringing the kids.

Original article posted by NJMonthly.com on 10/15/2008.