In the Colonial era, many farm buildings in New Hanover were roofed with clay tiles or rye straw thatch.

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May 17, 2022

New Hanover Flyer

A rain barrel workshop is being offered on July  28th  from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the NHT Community Park located at 2766 Gail Drive.  All necessary tools for building a rain barrel will be provided at the workshop.  Participants will be guided through the steps in making a 55 gal. rain barrel to be used on their property.  To learn more & sign up go  to

Hickory Park Pool

Hickory Park Pool will be opening on Saturday, May 28th and closing on Sunday, August 21, 2022
If you are interested in purchasing a pool pass, please click here for the 2022 Hickory Park Pool Membership Application.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp at New Hanover Community Park
Monday - Friday from 9AM - 12PM (NOON)

Session 1 - June 27th - July 8th (no camp July 4th) & Session 2 - July 11th - July 22nd
Click here for more information and the Summer Camp Application