The Nanticoke People are a Lenni Lenape tribal Nation who inhabited this area for centuries. Today they still have a cultural center in Fairton, NJ, with three thousand members, based on DNA results. The Tribal members have no tribal recognition in New Jersey or even on a federal level, but they have strong roots here and their families trace back long before the current state was created. Fairton itself is not yet officially incorporated as its own borough but is a census recognized place.
Fairton, NJ in Fairfield Township started for European settlers roughly around 1702 when the first grist mill was built here. Samuel Fithian and two partners started the mill on Forke Creek. The mill and the dam that fueled it were moved a few times. By 1843 it made its final move to Bridgeton-Fairton Road. It was then owned by John Trenchard.
A variety of businesses sprung from the mill as did a specially built canal, or raceway from Clark’s Pond to the mill. Trenchard also ran a blacksmith shop at Rocap’s Run, and his raceway served many machine shops and factories along it.
Other early industries here in Fairton were selling beef and pork, and shipping it from a central wharf. Fishing and lumber companies used the wharf as well and during the second half of the nineteenth century, there was a shipbuilding industry. You could also find two glass houses in town, as well as more meat houses, a creamery and vegetable traders.
Famous landmarks include the Pirate House, which may have served pirates along the creeks and the Sheppard House. The historical area is protected under the “Green Acres Program”, but current places to dine are fabulous.
You can visit the Toadfish Bar & Grill, Nana’s Cucina or Emily’s Cafe for great food and atmosphere. You can check out the Fairfield Inn, and play a round of golf at the only Public eighteen hole golf course in the entire country called Cohanzick Country Club.
There are over two thousand two hundred fifty people who call Fairton home today. Hutchinson’s Heating and Air Conditioning services are keeping many of them comfortable in their homes. If anyone in Fairton needs a plumber, they can just ask around and surely someone will recommend Hutch. Our local contractors have built a reputation for being the best.
Our local HVAC plumbers and contractors have four generations of experience with heating and air conditioning, combined with continuing education that each is required to achieve each year. This makes our HVAC services the best in the local area and keeps families returning through generations.
Our local contractors provide a written, detailed report before we start to let you know which services we will do and the exact cost. We don’t give any surprises. You know up front. We also do a quick check of things that will help your plumbing and HVAC work better but can wait until a later date. We will only list the exact things that must be done immediately for your safety and to get you running again, and let you decide when the other services can fit into your budget. We also will let you know if there are any hazards you need to be aware of, such as asbestos, gas leaks or mold. Your safety and comfort is our biggest concern, followed by efficiency. Call anytime, 24/7.