This week’s featured heritage partner is The Palisades Park Conservancy. It’s the perfect time to explore the deep rich history of the Palisades. Be sure to check their calendar for historic hikes, presentations and other events taking place at Fort Lee Historic Park and the historic Kearney House in Palisades Interstate Park in NJ! For more information click here.
Don’t miss the chance to hear about the colonial women — young or old, well-educated or barely literate, slave or free — who found ways to make their way and contribute to the development of early Newark. This event will take place at the Montclair History Center’s Crane House. For more information click here.
Come hear George Washington re-enactor Dave Emerson speak at the Old Dutch Parsonage while Susan Plaisted gives a hands-on ice cream-making demonstration in the kitchen wing of the Wallace House historic site on June 4. In early June of 1789, George Washington took his leave of “Hope Farm,” home of the Wallace family, to resume […]
Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage will hold its third annual History Day on Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 10:00am to 4:00pm at East Jersey Old Town Village, located in Johnson Park in Piscataway. History Day is a FREE site-wide open house featuring family-fun activities for all ages and vintage children’s games and […]
All children (ages 0 to 100) are welcome to come and enjoy Rockingham’s Annual Children’s Day on Sunday, May 21, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. The site, which served as General George Washington’s final wartime headquarters in later 1783, will be offering activities and demonstrations of 18-century life with support from the Montgomery High […]
This week’s featured Heritage Partner is the Fleming House Museum and Gardens! Join them on May 21st when they host a free colonial era chocolate making demonstration with Susan McLellan Plaisted of Heart to Hearth Cookery. Learn and sample chocolate that has been prepared in an authentic 17th Century method right in front of your eyes! We […]