Springfield Township – a great small town, great location, great schools, and steeped in Revolutionary War history. Location, location, location, Springfield is close to everything. NJ Transit buses whisk you into Manhattan in less than 45 minutes. Or, you can take the train from one of the neighboring towns. Newark airport is a short 10 miles away. Amazing shopping and fantastic restaurants within a few minutes of wherever you are in Springfield. The township is the site of the Battle of Springfield, where George Washington and his troops defeated the British who were en route to Morristown in 1780. The Cannon Ball House, one of the four houses that were not burnt down by the British, still stands and you can view the cannon ball that hit it. Jonathan Dayton High School is recognized as a top school. All of Springfield’s schools are named after famous Springfield residents. Jonathan Dayton signed the US Constitution. Its main local artery, Morris Avenue, is getting a facelift and the downtown will be more of a destination. The one and only Baltusrol Golf Club is here and it has hosted The PGA Championship and the US Open. Meisel Park is where the town gathers for events like July 4th and you can play baseball, fish, there is a fitness trail, a running track, you can play soccer and softball. The Watchung Reservation has bridle trails for horseback riding, canoeing and kayaking, a nature and science center, a picnic area, playground and snack bar. There are many other parks in Springfield. Or you can just take a dip in the town pool. Springfield is perfectly situated to give its residents access to everything.
Springfield Township Real Estate
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