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The 241st Anniversary of the British Invasion & American Retreat

November 18
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One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00am

Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States

The 241st Anniversary of the British Invasion & American Retreat from Fort Lee to New Bridge, The Bridge That Saved A Nation. On November 20th, 1776, five thousand British, Hessian and Loyalist troops, under command of Lt. Gen. Lord Cornwallis, scaled the Palisades at Lower Closter Dock and marched against Fort Lee. Warned by an […]

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10:00 am

Retreat Weekend at Fort Lee Historic Park

November 18 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 19, 2017 at 2:00pm

Fort Lee Historic Park, Hudson Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024 United States

This two day event is a commemoration of the 1776 British invasion of New Jersey and the beginning of the Continental Army’s strategic "Retreat to Victory" is held each year at Fort Lee Historic Park on the weekend closest to the historic date of November 20. It includes reenactments of eighteenth-century life and weapon and […]

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Holiday Wreath Workshop at the Hancock House

November 18 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hancock House, 3 Front Street
Hancocks Bridge , NJ 08038 United States

Holiday Wreath Workshop- November 18th, 2017- (two sessions: 10am-Noon or 1pm-3pm) Presented by the Friends of the Hancock House This event will take place in the Fire House across the street from the Hancock House. A $20 fee will cover materials To register call 856-935-4221  (registration deadline is November 10th) For more information click here.

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Hometown History Bus Tour

November 18 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ

This two-hour bus ride gives you a fast-paced ride through Montclair’s history looking at its architecture, businesses, and people. Led by Trustee member Helen Fallon and Executive Director Jane Eliasof. Member $25/person; nonmembers $30/person.  Registration is required no later than November 10, space is limited due to bus shuttle size. Bus leaves at 10 am […]

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Colonial Craft: Quilting

November 18 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitall House/ Red Bank Battlefield, 100 Hessian Avenue
National Park, NJ 08063 United States

Learn the basics of quilting and create a quilt square. The cost is $10 and registration is required. Please call 856-307-6456. For more information click here.

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Open Hearth Cooking Workshop at Peachfield

November 18 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Peachfield, 180 Burrs Road
Westamption, NJ 08060 United States

Join us at Peachfield to hone your hearth cooking skills with Open Hearth Cook Margaret Quinn. If you are interested in cooking the way our ancestors did, this program is for you.  Margaret will instruct participants in preparing a multi-dish meal.  Learn the fundamentals of open hearth cooking and how to interpret an 18th century receipt. Dishes […]

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Crossroads’ The Art of Period Dress Part 2

November 18 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 18, 2017

Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler Street
Stockton, NJ 08859
$30

Crossroads is excited to once again partner with the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission to bring you our 2017 Fall Heritage Partner Professional Development Conference, “The Art of Period Dress Part 2,” on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at 10am at the Prallsville Mills in Stockton, NJ! The second in this popular series, this conference will feature […]

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12:00 pm

Giving Thanks: Origins of Our American Thanksgiving

November 18 at 12:00 pm
Johnson Ferry House, 355 Pennington - Titusville Rd.
Titusville, NJ 08560 United States

Giving Thanks: Origins of our American Thanksgiving On Saturday, November 18th at 12pm, visit the Johnson Ferry House for this event featuring Susan Plaisted of Heart to Hearth Cookery, who will prepare a Harvest Feast on the open hearth. There will be early American songs and hymns, wood working, and other hands-on demonstrations. Hot cider and […]

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1:00 pm

Guided Tours at Shippen Manor

November 18 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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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Historic Stony Brook: Gateway to Princeton History

November 18 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2017 at 1:00pm

Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road NJ United States
$5

HISTORIC STONY BROOK: GATEWAY TO PRINCETON HISTORY Before there was a "Princeton," six Quaker families established a community on the fertile ground along Stony Brook. This hike explores the lives of the early settlers and the community they established, while following a portion of the trail George Washington took from Trenton to the Princeton Battlefield. […]

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A Visit with John Bartram, America’s Founding Father of Botany

November 18 at 1:00 pm
Mount Holly Friend’s Meeting House, 81 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ United States

The Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences' next presentation will be John Bartram, portrayed by Bob Gleason of the American Historical Theatre. The program will be at 1 pm on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Friend's Meeting House, 81 High Street, in Mount Holly. For more information click here.

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2:00 pm

Artful Bread: Beautiful and Delicious at Historic Walnford

November 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Walnford, 62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ 08501 United States

Sheaf of wheat, ear of corn, a cornucopia of bountiful harvest; let the season and your imagination inspire a beautiful edible centerpiece for your table. We will share tips, techniques and the recipe in this hands-on demonstration. FREE! For more information click here.

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Betsy Ross’s Next Door Neighbor

November 18 at 2:00 pm
Bordentown Library, 18 East Union Street
Bordentown, NJ 08505

Betsy Ross's Next Door Neighbor Who knows more about someone than a nosy next door neighbor?  Get an insider's description of the surprising events in the life of America's first flag maker.  Learn more about the woman who had 2 birth dates, 3 husbands, 4 religions and 3 grave sites, to say nothing of her […]

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