Cruise along the Hudson River aboard the AJ Meerwald, NJ’s Official Tall Ship this summer and enjoy special programs including Tavern Night, Brewery on the Boat and the Rock’n River Sail. See below for the full schedule of sails.
Don’t miss the Hunterdon County Historical Society’s evening lecture featuring Historian and author Larry Kidder on June 20th. Learn about the fascinating life of Jacob Francis born in 1754 in Amwell Township. Mr. Kidder has been researching the life of Jacob for several years and has accessed the materials in the Society’s manuscript collections to […]
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 June 30-July 7. Don’t miss it! See below for the entire schedule. […]
Huzzah and Thank You to all who participated in Crossroads’ “2018 Revolutionary Spirit Night.” Thanks to all of you for bringing the spirits of 1776 alive once again to TD Bank Ballpark, site of the Middlebrook Encampment. Highlights from the night included General George Washington taking the mound in dramatic fashion to throw out the […]
Congratulations to our heritage partner, the Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House, on a job well done! The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House have earned a 2018 Somerset County Historic Preservation and History Award from the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission (SCC&HC). The award recognizes the Friends’ “outstanding contributions to the enhancement of […]
Hand Stitch a cap with/or for your father at the Heritage Trail Association’s Historic Arts Workshop on June 10th from 12pm-4pm. Registration is limited to the first 10 people so for details on how to sign up click here. This workshop will be taught by David Niescior, the tailor at the Old Barracks in Trenton. […]
The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House will host Bedminster’s 3rd Annual Field of Honor® at River Road Park. The tribute will celebrate our nation’s independence and honor those who have served our country and loved ones with a display of over 200 American flags in the north field of River Road Park along Route […]
Sponsorship opportunities available for businesses and organizations. New Jersey’ Revolutionary War-era historic sites have a new way to attract visitors: distinctive Crossroads of the American Revolution signage. Featuring the six-pointed star used in the original United States flag, Crossroads’ signage program is designed to raise awareness of New Jersey’s deep Revolutionary War heritage through a […]
Register now for the League’s spring meeting at the historic Van Horne House in Bridgewater, Somerset County on Saturday, June 9. Learn how the Heritage Trail Association got started. Visit many Somerset County sites that are in the State and National Registers. For more information on the day’s agenda and to register click here.