Mill Pond Trail – Port Republic Trail System – Port Republic, Atlantic County, NJ Distance – 1.9 miles total (does not include the cut through, nor the access trail to get to other parts of the wider trail system) Type – Loop Difficulty: 2 of 10 Total score: 7 of 10
Website – Port Republic Trail System (Facebook page, no website) Open – Sunrise to Sunset.
Terrain – pine forest with a bit of swamp Surface – dirt
Trailheads – 39°30’39.03″N, 74°30’15.30″W
Sheep Shearing Swan Bay Folk Art Center Port Republic, Atlantic County, NJ April 23, 2016
Website – www.handsonhistory.com/ Facebook – www.facebook.com/HandsonHistory/
Gary and Niki Giberson are two very talented folks – carving duck decoys, making baskets, and weaving… helping keep those folk arts alive in South Jersey. They are also very generous with their time and talent, opening a folk art center in the late 1980s to educate the public about these arts, even holding classes for the community.
They also keep their own flock of sheep, for wool purposes. Once a year, those sheep get their annual haircut, and the Gibersons [...]