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Junior Historians 8-Week Home School Series- The Stories of Montclair Women

Registration is open for Montclair History Center’s Junior Historians Home School Series featuring the Stories of Montclair Women (1790-1950). The 8-week program starts March 2 and will include classes with a lecture, museum/archives activities, and a research/discussion component and take-home assignments. It culminates in a presentation of the students’ work at the last class for family […]

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“I Knew George”- Feb. 24 at Morristown NHP #FindYourPark

Celebrate the birthday of America’s first President at Morristown with a presentation by author Jeff Finegan on his I Knew George Washington book series. Please join Finegan at 1 pm on Saturday, February 24th in the park’s museum as he discusses his popular historical fiction series. The unique collection of stories on the “father of our country” […]

George Washington’s Birthday Events

Historic sites throughout New Jersey will be celebrating the birthday of America’s first President all month long. Check out the list of events below to find one in your area. *Please check back frequently as more events are being added! February 2 through March 2- “Hail to the Chiefs” Month Long Exhibit at the Museum […]

Black History Month Events

Check out the special events celebrating Black History month at historic sites throughout the heritage area. *Check back frequently as more events are being added! February 3- Black History- The Musical  February 10- Tory Jack Day at the Abraham Staats House February 11-  Opening Reception for Lift Every Voice: African American Poetry from Colonial Times […]

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Princeton Battlefield Society’s Washington’s Birthday Celebration to Feature White House Association Historian Edward Lengel

The Princeton Battlefield Society will celebrate the Birthday of America’s first President with a special presentation by Edward Lengel,  the Chief Historian with the White House Historical Association and previously the Editor of the George Washington Papers at the University of Virginia. His topic will be, “George Washington’s Finest Hour: Trenton and Princeton, 1776-77.” For more information […]

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A Presidential Collection Exhibition on view at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum now through Jan. 28

Now through Jan. 28, fans of history can view a selection of correspondence, art and artifacts related to our past presidents at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). The exhbition, “A Presidential Collection: W. Parsons Todd Collects Washington, Lincoln, and More!” is on display through January 28, 2018 in the Schoolroom Gallery. Items on view include a […]

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