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10:00 am

3rd Annual Middlesex County History Day

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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 crafts. Join […]

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Warren County Preservation Day

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit the Van Nest Hoff Vannatta Farmstead in Harmony Township on May 21, 2017 for Warren County Preservation Day, celebrating countywide conservation efforts. Warren County is home for some of the most spectacular views, cleanest waterways and richest farmland in New Jersey. The county also proudly displays a remarkable history that stems from wilderness times […]

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Famous Mothers and Heroines Tour

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bernardsville Train Station, 45 Mine Brook Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924

The Heritage Trail Association Presents: Famous Mothers and Heroines Tour on May 21, 2017 $25.00pp - 10AM tour and a 2PM tour to choose from Join us on the Heritage trail as we discover some of the famous and infamous women who have left their mark on Somerset County and beyond. Among those you'll meet […]

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1:00 pm

Open House at the Van Allen House

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Van Allen House, Franklin Avenue by Rt. 202
Oakland, NJ United States

The Van Allen House is open for tours and events usually on the third Sunday of every month from 1pm to 4pm. Explore and support the Van Allen House as the restorations projects continue at this Dutch stone house built in 1748 by Henry Van Alen (or Hendrick Van Ale). The house is located at […]

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Open House at the Proprietary House

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States

Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey's last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, 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 restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of […]

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John Phillip Osborne: An American Master

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacobus Vanderveer House, 3055 River Road
Bedminster, NJ United States
$10 - $12

John Phillip Osborne: An American Master Special Exhibition with J.M. Stringer Gallery * * * May 14th - Mothers and Mimosas Tour! * * * Join us for a special exhibition featuring the work of American master painter John Phillip Osborne. Mr. Osborne is a preeminent painter of revolutionary subjects, and his works are part […]

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John Phillip Osborne: An American Master

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacobus Vanderveer House, 3055 River Road
Bedminster, NJ United States
$10 - $12

John Phillip Osborne: An American Master Special Exhibition with J.M. Stringer Gallery * * * May 14th - Mothers and Mimosas Tour! * * * Join us for a special exhibition featuring the work of American master painter John Phillip Osborne. Mr. Osborne is a preeminent painter of revolutionary subjects, and his works are part […]

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Montclair History Center Presents: The Roots of Historic Preservation

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ

In 1965, the Crane House and Historic YWCA was saved from demolition, moved, and restored to tell the story of its earliest occupants. Historic preservation was in its infancy and there were no standards to guide these preservationists. Through a tour of the Crane House and Historic YWCA, visitors discover the Roots of Historic Preservation […]

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Whitall House tours at Red Bank Battlefield

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Whitall House/ Red Bank Battlefield, 100 Hessian Avenue
National Park, NJ 08063 United States

The James and Ann Whitall House is open seasonally, from April through mid-October, most Thursdays through Sunday, from 1pm to 4pm. Contact the park at (856)853-5120 to confirm openings. Red Bank Battlefield Park is open year round, sunrise to sunset, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. In 1748, Quakers Ann and James Whitall established […]

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A Revolutionary Tea Event at the Proprietary House Museum

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States

Please join the Proprietary House Association for this very special event - A REVOLUTIONARY TEA - a living history program presented by noted historian, Stacy F. Roth, who dons period attire to explore the HISTORY OF TEA IN COLONIAL AMERICA. Following Ms. Roth's presentation, afternoon tea, finger sandwiches & cakes will be served. LIMITED SPACE - Advance […]

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Fife and Drum Demonstration at Dey Mansion

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dey Mansion, 199 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470 United States

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1:30 pm

Spring Concert: Songs of Nature Historical music by balladeer Linda Russell

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage, 71 Somerset Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States

Spring Concert: Songs of Nature Historical music by balladeer Linda Russell Date: Sunday, May 21st Time: 1:30 pm Place: Old Dutch Parsonage Suggested donation: $10 Celebrate the arrival of spring with songs of the American colonies! When colonists first set foot in the New World, they found a rich, raw landscape that appeared untamed. Colonists […]

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2:00 pm

1760 Joseph Turner House Tour

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1760 Joseph Turner House, 117 Van Syckel's Road
Hampton, NJ 08827 United States

Don't miss the chance to explore the 1760 Joseph Turner House managed by the Union Forge Heritage Association. This historic house is open on the first and third Sundays of every month from 2:00pm-4:00pm. The Union Forge Heritage Association (UFHA) is a proactive organization committed to protecting the rich cultural and natural heritage of Hunterdon County,New […]

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‘G’ is for Gravestone

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 3:10 pm

'G' is for Gravestone The whole family will enjoy this combination of imagery, story, game playing and hands-on art, as we journey together through a cemetery. This 70 minute hands on workshop is suitable for ages 7 years and older. It is limited to 20 participants, but additional people can attend as observers. This event […]

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“Will Likely Endeavor to Pass for a Free Man:” Runaway Slave Ads in New Jersey Newspapers

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ

Dr. James Amemasor, Research Specialist at the New Jersey Historical Society, has undertaken a research project that uses fugitive slave ads to document slavery in New Jersey in the period from the Treaty of Paris (1783) until the official end of the United States’ involvement in the Trans-Atlantic slave trade (1808). His research collects and […]

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3:00 pm

Lord Dunmore’s Last Conflict of America’s Colonial Era

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3:00 pm
David Library, 1201 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM Glenn F. Williams, Ph. D., Historian, U.S. Army Center of Military History : “Lord Dunmore’s Last Conflict of America’s Colonial Era.” This presentation explains the causes and conduct of the last Indian War before the start of the American War for Independence.  Fought between the Colony of Virginia and […]

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