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Thursday, February 22, 2018

“Hail to the Chiefs” Month Long Exhibit at Museum of Cape May County

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, March 2, 2018

Museum of Cape May County, 504 N. Route 9
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
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In honor of Presidents Day, The Museum of Cape May County is hosting an exhibit, “Hail to the Chiefs!” that highlights more than 15 of our nation’s leaders, including two of our nation’s finest presidents – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. On display are artifacts from The Museum’s collections as well as from a private collector that bring these patriotic men to life. Many of the privately owned artifacts have never before been on public display. This exhibit features original…

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Black History Month Exhibit- Lift Every Voice: African American Poetry from Colonial Times to Today

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 24, 2018

Trent House Museum, 15 Market Street
Trenton, NJ United States
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On display in each room of the Trent House Museum are selected poems focusing on the experience and legacy of slavery in America colonial times to the present with brief information about the poet and the historical context for the poem. Featured poets range from Phillis Wheatley, a woman taken into slavery as a child who become a celebrated published poet in the 1700s while remaining enslaved in the household of a Boston merchant, to contemporary poet Terrance Hayes, winner of…

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Storytime at Morven- George Washington

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Historic Morven, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Celebrate Washington’s Birthday at Morven! A perfect place for Storytime since George Washington himself visited Morven! We will read Lori Haskins Houran’s My Little Golden Book about George Washington and Jean Fritz’s George Washington’s Breakfast to uncover many little-known facts about George Washington along with his favorite breakfast recipe! We’ll create three-cornered hats with wigs just like George Washington wore as a take-home souvenir. $10 per family;  Free with Family membership (unless otherwise noted) Ages 2 to 5; Spaces limited to 12 children Join…

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Princeton Battlefield Society event- “Washington’s Birthday Celebration with White House Association Historian Ed Lengel”

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Princeton Friends School, 470 Quaker Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
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Washington's Birthday Celebration with White House Association Historian Ed Lengel The Princeton Battlefield Society will celebrate the Birthday of America's first President with a special presentation by Ed 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 click here. Lengel has written several award-winning books including, First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built…

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“Hail to the Chiefs” Month Long Exhibit at Museum of Cape May County

Friday, February 23, 2018 at 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, March 2, 2018

Museum of Cape May County, 504 N. Route 9
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
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In honor of Presidents Day, The Museum of Cape May County is hosting an exhibit, “Hail to the Chiefs!” that highlights more than 15 of our nation’s leaders, including two of our nation’s finest presidents – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. On display are artifacts from The Museum’s collections as well as from a private collector that bring these patriotic men to life. Many of the privately owned artifacts have never before been on public display. This exhibit features original…

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Black History Month Exhibit- Lift Every Voice: African American Poetry from Colonial Times to Today

Friday, February 23, 2018 at 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 24, 2018

Trent House Museum, 15 Market Street
Trenton, NJ United States
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On display in each room of the Trent House Museum are selected poems focusing on the experience and legacy of slavery in America colonial times to the present with brief information about the poet and the historical context for the poem. Featured poets range from Phillis Wheatley, a woman taken into slavery as a child who become a celebrated published poet in the 1700s while remaining enslaved in the household of a Boston merchant, to contemporary poet Terrance Hayes, winner of…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Saturday, February 24, 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. Richard Somers 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 Worcestershire, England where his family had…

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America…We Served! Three Centuries of African American Soldiers

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 10:00am

The Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Celebrate Black History Month with us at The Old Barracks Museum! Come hear about the brave African American soldiers that helped shape our nation's history! Learn about the integral role they played in our military, from the earlydays of our nation's infancy all the way up to World War II! Meet the dedicated reenactors and living historians who will be exhibiting throughout the day, sharing their knowledge and passion about African American military history with our visitors. Represented regiments will…

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Somerset County Parks’ Maple Sugaring at the Environmental Education Center

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:00 am
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One event on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ United States
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Maple sugaring is a tradition in the Northeast that began centuries ago with the Native Americans and colonists. People of all ages are invited to see this tradition brought to life at the Environmental Education Center (EEC). You will see how trees are tapped, view sap-collecting methods past and present, and see the boiling process that produces delicious New Jersey maple syrup. This 90-minute program is conducted at our Sugar Shack, a ½-mile hike from the EEC. Please arrive at…

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Chinkchewunska Chapter, NSDAR Annual Awards Luncheon

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Lafayette House, NJ United States + Google Map

The Chinkchewunska Chapter, NSDAR will host their 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon on February 24, 2018 at noon at the Lafayette House, 100 Route 94 Lafayette NJ. Jan Jorritsma, owner of Ideal Farm and Gardens will be honored for Community Service. Ideal Farms generously donates to many nonprofit organizations, schools, churches, clubs, and many more throughout the year. Al Frazza creator of the website revolutionarywarnewjersey.com for the History Award. The Friends of Waterloo Village and the Canal Society of New Jersey will receive the Historic Preservation…

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