James Fenimore Cooper House

457 High St.
Burlington, NJ 08016- Map It
Phone: (609) 386-4773

AAA Editor Notes

James Fenimore Cooper House, 457 High St. in the Burlington County Historical Society Complex, is the birthplace of the author of the “Leatherstocking Tales,” novels depicting the era of American frontiersmen and Native Americans. “The Last of the Mohicans” and “The Deerslayer” are among the best known titles in the series, written 1826-41. The 1780 Cooper House has five museum rooms.
(includes Bard-How House, Capt. James Lawrence House, and Burlington County Historical Society Complex library and gallery) $5. Tour only (includes Bard-How House and Capt. James Lawrence House) $5.
Hours: Guided house tours are offered Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Closed major holidays.