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4th of July Celebrations Along the Raritan River July 1-9

George Washington and 11,000 patriots celebrated America’s first official Independence Day on the banks of the Raritan in Piscataway on July 4, 1778. This year several historic sites will come together to recreate that celebration with spectacular lineup of events from July 1-July 9. Don’t miss it! 4th of July Celebrations along the Raritan River   […]


Independence Day Celebrations Around the State

Check out our calendar for a full list of Independence Day Celebrations taking place around the state! “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to […]

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Sponsorship Opportunities: Revolutionary Spirit Night at the All Star Game

Join the Cause! Sponsor Revolutionary Spirit Night,  a one of a kind event combining America’s past with America’s favorite pastime, and celebrate community pride with a night out at the ballpark! Baseball fans will find themselves immersed in Colonial-era New Jersey on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 as the Somerset Patriots celebrate Revolutionary Spirit night during the 2017 […]


ETHPS’s First Annual Historic House Hunt- June 11

The Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society will host its First Annual Historic House Hunt on Sunday, June 11. Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 are invited to participate based on the local history curriculum that is presented during these school years. Participants are encouraged to pre-register to have a longer period of time to […]

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Crossroads’ Revolutionary Spirit Night/All-Star Game at TD Bank Ballpark- July 12, 2017

Baseball fans will be transported to Colonial-era New Jersey on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 as the Somerset Patriots celebrate Revolutionary Spirit night during the 2017 All-Star Game at TD Bank Park in Bridgewater. This event combines America’s pastime with the spirit of independence! New this year, the first 500 kids will receive a limited edition replica 18th […]

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First Middlebrook Symposium- June 17

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, the Heritage Trail Association and the Friends of Bridgewater History will sponsor a symposium commemorating the 240th Anniversary of George Washington’s First Middlebrook Encampment. The events of this encampment led to the British forces abandoning their New Jersey campaign in June, 1777. The symposium will focus on the Continental Army […]

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2017 Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair

In 2017, the Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair will again be held at Monmouth Battlefield State Park in Manalapan, NJ. They are reaching out to all the groups who have participated in the past as well as those who haven’t yet joined them.  They hope many of you will plan to participate this year!  […]

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