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The 241st Anniversary of the British Invasion & American Retreat

November 19
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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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11:00 am

Early 19th Century Thanksgiving at the Historic Village at Allaire

November 19 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Historic Village at Allaire, 4263 Atlantic Avenue
Farmingdale, NJ 07727 United States

We invite you to join us to give thanks for a bountiful harvest, the company of each other, and all the things that help to enrich our lives. We invite you then, to come and celebrate a 19th Century Thanksgiving with our family at The Historic Village at Allaire. We have a special program in […]

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1:00 pm

Open House at the Van Allen House

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2017

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

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 26, 2017

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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The Village Inn House Tour

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2017 at 1:00pm

Village Inn, Main and Water Streets (Rt 527 & Tr 522)
Englishtown, NJ United States

The Village Inn will be open for tours presented by the Battleground Historical Society from 1:00pm-3:00pm. More information click here.

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2:00 pm

Retreat Weekend at Fort Lee Historic Park

November 19 at 2:00 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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Historic Princeton Walking Tour

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 28, 2018

Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ United States
$7

Enjoy a 2 mile, two-hour walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. The early history of Princeton, the founding of the University and the American Revolution are just some of the stories from Princeton’s […]

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1761 Brearley House Tours

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Brearley House, 100 Meadow Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 United States

Join us for a free tour of the historic 1761 Brearley House and grounds. Visitors can explore the house and 40 acres of surrounding park land, which is suitable for a picnic lunch. Easy access to the Lawrence-Hopewell Trail and the Delaware and Raritan Canal towpath make the house a nice stopping point or a […]

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1760 Joseph Turner House Tour

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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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Hamilton House Museum Sunday Tours

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

Hamilton House Museum, 971 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013

Welcome to the Hamilton-Van Wagoner Museum! Enjoy tours every Sunday from 2-4pm (except for Holidays) from March-December. Visitors will get a refreshing glimpse of the past and journey back in time and place -not just to see, but to feel how our forefathers lived. The museum mirrors the growing up of our nation with all its […]

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The Metlar-Bodine House Museum Presents: Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Metlar-Bodine House Museum, 1281 River Road
Piscataway, NJ United States

The Metlar-Bodine House Museum Presents: Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State On November 19, 2017, Dr. Maxine Lurie will give a presentation on Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State, at the Metlar-Bodine House Museum. Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State is an overview […]

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Owning New Jersey: History in the Land Records with Joseph Grabas

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854 United States
Free

Learn how archives are a very valuable resource, providing information for historical and genealogical researchers. Text CULTURE to 56512 for event registration and information, or call 732-745-4489.  

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Gravestone Art and Symbolism at Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church

November 19 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, 888 Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NJ United States

The Union Township Historical Society will host "Gravestone Art and Symbolism" at Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church on Sunday November 19 at 2:00 p.m.  Lorna and Phil Wooldridge of Wise Owl Workshops will weave stories, images, and music into their talk.  The couple will discuss the interpretation of early icons from family burial plots and cemeteries […]

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3:00 pm

Ten Crucial Days Tour of the Princeton Battlefield

November 19 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 19, 2018

Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States

Come to the beautiful rolling terrain of the Princeton Battlefield State Park for a walk in the park and an exciting talk. Join us and hear the fascinating story of the Ten Crucial Days, December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777, culminating with the battle on the Stony Brook Quaker Settlement farms of William Clarke, […]

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