Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

Chesterford Schoolhouse

Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Historic Site Management Grant
Grant Award: $35,813 (2006)
Grant Recipient: Maple Shade Township
County: Burlington
Municipality: Maple Shade

The Chesterford Schoolhouse, constructed ca. 1811, is well-preserved and one of the few early 19th century schools still standing in New Jersey. Overall, the building is in fair condition.

The grant helped fund the preparation of a National Register Nomination, completion of a preservation plan, and construction documents. The project also investigated accessibility alternatives.

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