Shamong Township, Burlington County, NJ
State of New Jersey
Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Parks, Forests, and Historic Resources
Historic Preservation Plan, Contract Documents,
Bidding and Contract Administration
Atsion Mansion, constructed in 1826, is a rare and intriguing cultural resource that has survived from the early-nineteenth century with a large portion of its historic fabric left intact as it had been vacant since circa 1882. This building is architecturally and historically significant as it exemplifies Georgian-style architecture and provides evidence of the once-thriving industrial town of Atsion, located in the hear of the Pinelands Natural Reserve.
A Historic Preservation Plan for Atsion Mansion was prepared in 2001 by members of Connolly & Hickey. The plan served as the basis for the preparation of design and contract documents for the exterior and interior restoration of the Mansion. The work included restoration of the exterior stucco, the windows, doors and finish carpentry, porches, and the restoration of interior features and finishes including plaster walls and ceilings, plaster ceiling cornices, interior trim, and marble fireplace surrounds and mantles. The west porch was reconstructed based on significant documentation and an accessible ramp was incorporated into the west porch’s footprint so that it is not readily visible from the street.