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Tewksbury Historical Society Headquarters & Museum Open
Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
The Tewksbury Historical Society Headquarters located at 60 Water Street in the Mountainville section of Tewksbury Township will be open on Saturday December 16 from 9 am to 12 pm to purchase that special gift for the holidays.
The Society currently has two displays set-up for viewing. There is an extensive display on the Rockaway Valley Railroad a.k.a the Rockabye Baby Railroad including tickets, a stock certificate, a piece of original rail, spike and tools used on one of the engines as well as books and photos for viewing. The second is a display of Tewksbury Winery wines wherein there is one bottle from each of the vintages bottled when the winery was located on Burrell Road. Visitors can also view numerous maps, a dollhouse, which is an exact replica of the former Stryker house in Oldwick and tour the former one-room Mountainville Schoolhouse.
The Society has numerous gift items for sale including Tewksbury afghans in Williamsburg Blue, Cranberry, and Hunter Green colors, only a few packs left of Tewksbury Art Show notecards depicting winning works from previous shows, Tewksbury Churches notecards and post cards replicated from original historic scenes and buildings in the Township. There are books for sale including hardcover and paperback editions of Historic Notes on Fairmount, NJ by Freeman Leigh as well as prints on Tewksbury, Oldwick, Califon, Mountainville and Pottersville. In addition, there are signed copies of the Mountainville prints by longtime resident Charles Burrell. And the latest item is the Tewksbury Auto Tour booklet – the self-guided tour by auto of Tewksbury.
The Tewksbury Historical Society is a NJ not-for-profit corporation organized exclusively for the purpose of furthering research into and the preservation and dissemination of the history of the Township of Tewksbury. For more info. on the Society please call (908) 832-6734 and leave your name and phone number.