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11:00 am

Commemoration of the Battle of Paulus Hook

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Paulus Hook Park, Intersection of Washington and Dudley Streets
Jersey City, NJ

Did you know that the intersection of Grand and Washington once held a Revolutionary War fort? Before dawn on August 19, 1779, Major Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee led the patriots to retake the fort from the British. On August 19th, at 11am,¬†join the fife and drum at Washington Street and march up to Paulus […]

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1:00 pm

Guided Tours at Shippen Manor

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore life during the Revolutionary War-era in the little iron-making village of Oxford furnace. Shippen Manor Museum will be open and guided tours will be available. Learn about the true story of an industrious local family whose lives were drawn into the conflict. Free admission. Donations welcome. For more information call: (908) 453-4381.

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Guided Tours at Shippen Manor

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore life during the Revolutionary War-era in the little iron-making village of Oxford furnace. Shippen Manor Museum will be open and guided tours will be available. Learn about the true story of an industrious local family whose lives were drawn into the conflict. Free admission. Donations welcome. For more information call: (908) 453-4381.

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Whitall House tours at Red Bank Battlefield

Saturday, August 19, 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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2:00 pm

Musket Firing Demonstrations at Washington Crossing State Park

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center Museum, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560-1517 United States
$1

Join a park historian for an interpretive talk about some of the weapons used during the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton. Included will be a musket firing demonstration. $1 program fee is in addition to seasonal vehicle park admission fee on weekends and holidays from May 27 to September 4. […]

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2:30 pm

Tea Workshop with Nancy Nicosia: Tea Plants in the Garden/Tea & Colonial Tea Cakes in Morven’s Garden Room

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm
Historic Morven, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States

Tea Workshop with Nancy Nicosia: Tea Plants in the Garden/Tea & Colonial Tea Cakes in Morven's Garden Room Saturday August 19, 2:30 p.m. Ages 15-Adult $25; $20 Friends of Morven Morven is delighted to present a summertime tea workshop led by Morven's Garden & Tea experts. During this workshop, you will learn about tea legends, […]

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