Mon – Fri: 8:30 – 4:00
Closed from 12–1pm

(609) 883-2900 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

Drake Farm Park

This 26 acre park is home to Benjamin Temple Historic House that is operated by the Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society. The Society protects and preserves the house and the many historic documents, photographs and artifacts from Ewing Township’s history in this beautiful setting. The building also serves as a great location for the Society’s historic lectures, events, and other programs. The Benjamin Temple House is open to the public and researchers by appointment. You will occasionally see outdoor gatherings run by the Society on the grounds of the park. For more info please visit their website at or call 609–883–2455.

Hours and Contact

The Benjamin Temple House at Drake Farm Park is open on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm or otherwise by appointment by calling the Site Manager, Amy Karen Harter, at 609-883-2455.


The facilities at Drake Farm Park are used for the Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society.  Visit the Benjamin Temple House to see artifacts from Ewing's past and learn more about Ewing history.

The Annual ETHPS Flea Market is held on the large front lawn of the Benjamin Temple House every September.

The apple orchard in the back is the site of the annual Society picnic.

First Sundays
Be sure to visit the historic Benjamin Temple House on the first Sundays of the month when Society members offer tours of the facility from 2 to 4 pm.  You will find them all very knowledgeable and come away with a fuller picture, not only of Ewing's history, but that of the Benjamin Temple House itself.