Crossroads Heritage Partner Liberty Hall Museum has discovered a “new” cache of Madiera wine shipped there in the late 1700s. Read more about this stunning discovery making national and international headlines and what it says about the family that continued making history well into the 20th century!
“Visit Morristown National Historical Park for this special program given by Dr. Jude Pfister, Chief of Cultural Resources. While the park displays and interprets the events of two winter encampments by the Continental Army, its archives span the years 15,000 B.C. to the 20th century and include 500,000 objects, many of which have never, and […]
Meet Alexander Hamilton and his wife Eliza Hamilton in Elizabeth, New Jersey on Thursday and Friday, July 6 and 7. Two days of programs, productions and public events are planned for people who are passionate about history and also those who may be a little curious about our country’s “indispensable” Founding Father. Elizabeth’s CelebrateHAMILTON program […]
Don’t miss Toms River’s birthday celebration on June 24! Music will be provided by the Old Barracks Fife & Drum Corps from Trenton, and visitors will have the chance to sign a copy of the township’s charter. At noon, a food truck festival will take over Washington Street in the downtown area. The park was named […]
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! Saturday, July 1, 2017 Piscataway • 11am – […]
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 […]
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 […]