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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Smith-Cadbury House Museum & Gift Shop Tour- 1:00pm-4:00pm

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Smith-Cadbury Mansion, 12 High St
Moorestown, NJ 08057 United States
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Docent led tours of Smith-Cadbury Mansion, a place with quite a history! *Gift Shop is open The house was built around 1738 by Joshua Humphries, possibly on the foundation of an even older home. In 1766 the property was purchased by Samuel Smith, who was a Freeholder and Township Committee member for several terms. The farm was inherited by his son, Richard, in 1775. Richard was a farmer, a merchant, a member of the NJ State Assembly and a member…

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Yankee Ingenuity: Program Solving in Early America

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, 9 Main Street
Madison, NJ
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Yankee Ingenuity: Program Solving in Early America Guided by the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts’ professional museum educators, students will learn about being a part of an Early American family and how to use “Yankee Ingenuity” to solve problems and complete tasks. Ages: 6-10 Mini- Session Rate: $50 per child (10% off for METC Members & for additional siblings) Pre-registration required. Register online here or contact our educators at 973-377-2982 ext.12 or [email protected] For more information click here.

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Wednesday Tea and Tour at Historic Morven

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Historic Morven, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Invite a friend (or a few!) to relax in the classic elegance of Morven’s Garden Room overlooking the Colonial Revival garden. Tea at the home of Richard Stockton and his poet wife, Annis Boudinot Stockton,  includes tea sandwiches, scones, and an assortment of fresh fruit and sweets. Four generations of Stocktons lived at Morven before it was sold to Robert Wood Johnson in the early 20th century. It later became the official home to five New Jersey governors. A docent-led…

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Proprietary House tours

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
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Visit the nation's only remaining original Royal Governor's mansion, right here in New Jersey! Completed in 1764, the Proprietary House in Perth Amboy served as home to New Jersey's last Royal Governor, William Franklin. In the years to follow, it was the site of Franklin's arrest by Patriot forces and later became a stylish hotel, a retirement home, a boarding house and, now, a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and…

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Captain Kidd the Pirate of New York and New Jersey

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bayshore Waterfront Park, 719 Port Monmouth Road
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
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Captain William Kidd is one of the most famous pirates in history, remembered for his piracy in the Indian Ocean in the late 1600s. Yet, did you know he once lived in New York City and his crew lived for a time in Middletown, NJ. Plus his treasure is rumored to be buried somewhere along the northeast coast including Sandy Hook Bay. Find out more about the life of pirates and their dealings in local waters. There’s more to the…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 30, 2018

Somers Mansion, 1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
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This historic site is usually open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 3:30pm. It is recommended that you call 609-927-2212 to confirm hours before visiting. As per the Col. Somer Richards Chapter of the SAR, the Somers Mansion, situated on Shore Road in Somers Point, NJ, is the oldest house in Atlantic County. It was built about 1725 by Richard Somers, oldest son of John Somers. John Somers was born in 1640 in Worchestshire, England where his family had…

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History Video Series: Benedict Arnold: Triumph and Treason

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center Museum, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560-1517 United States
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Washington Crossing State Park Presents History Video Series: Benedict Arnold: Triumph and Treason This 50-minute video describes the life of this enigmatic man. Date: Saturday, January 27 Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center For more information click here or contact Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center Museum at 609-737-2515.

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 30, 2018

Somers Mansion, 1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
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This historic site is usually open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 3:30pm. It is recommended that you call 609-927-2212 to confirm hours before visiting. As per the Col. Somer Richards Chapter of the SAR, the Somers Mansion, situated on Shore Road in Somers Point, NJ, is the oldest house in Atlantic County. It was built about 1725 by Richard Somers, oldest son of John Somers. John Somers was born in 1640 in Worchestshire, England where his family had…

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Smith-Cadbury House Museum & Gift Shop Tour- 1:00pm-3:00pm

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Smith-Cadbury Mansion, 12 High St
Moorestown, NJ 08057 United States
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Docent led tours of Smith-Cadbury Mansion, a place with quite a history! *Gift Shop is open The house was built around 1738 by Joshua Humphries, possibly on the foundation of an even older home. In 1766 the property was purchased by Samuel Smith, who was a Freeholder and Township Committee member for several terms. The farm was inherited by his son, Richard, in 1775. Richard was a farmer, a merchant, a member of the NJ State Assembly and a member…

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Proprietary House tours

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
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Visit the nation's only remaining original Royal Governor's mansion, right here in New Jersey! Completed in 1764, the Proprietary House in Perth Amboy served as home to New Jersey's last Royal Governor, William Franklin. In the years to follow, it was the site of Franklin's arrest by Patriot forces and later became a stylish hotel, a retirement home, a boarding house and, now, a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and…

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