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9:00 am

Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Somers Mansion, 1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244

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 […]

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1:00 pm

Smith-Cadbury House Museum & Gift Shop Tour- 1:00pm-3:00pm

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Smith-Cadbury Mansion, 12 High St
Moorestown, NJ 08057 United States

Docent led tours of Smith-Cadbury Mansion, a place with quite a history! *Gift Shop is open The house was built around 1738 by Joshua Humphries, possibly on the foundation of an even older home. In 1766 the property was purchased by Samuel Smith, who was a Freeholder and Township Committee member for several terms. The […]

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Montclair History Center Presents: Family FUNday- Our Presidents

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ

Family FUNday: Our Presidents Discover how our past presidents -- and their wives and children -- lived using crafts and hands-on activities. We'll go on a Symbol of our Country scavenger hunt, make a log cabin, and play-act George Washington’s Rules of Civility by the hearth fire. $10/family. Family membership get in free. For more […]

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Proprietary House tours

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States

Visit the nation's only remaining original Royal Governor's mansion, right here in New Jersey! Completed in 1764, the Proprietary House in Perth Amboy served as home to New Jersey's last Royal Governor, William Franklin. In the years to follow, it was the site of Franklin's arrest by Patriot forces and later became a stylish hotel, […]

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Handmade and Heartfelt at Historic Walnford

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Historic Walnford, 62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ 08501 United States

Valentines have been exchanged for centuries. Spend the day at Historic Walnford where you will see some historical examples and make one of your own to give to your sweetheart - fancy, flowery or funny. For more information click here.

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If These Walls Could Talk: Researching House Histories

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Are you one of our community’s many “house-proud” residents curious about their home’s past? This February nationally known Land title expert and educator Joe Grabas will share tips on the variety of ways to research a house’s history. Techniques range from architectural and archaeological analysis, to newspapers, census and genealogical records, wills, inventories, dendrochronology, liens, […]

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Metuchen-Edison Historical Society’s Annual Local History Day

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Ave.
Metuchen, NJ 08840

Local History Day! Yes, the library will open especially for the Metuchen-Edison Historical Society's most popular annual event. Come see the archives, look at the thousands of photos, buy the society merchandise, join or pay dues! Hurrah for History! Here's a video from a previous year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBz4-UPW-ok More information coming soon! You can also check their […]

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1:30 pm

The Paleo and Archaic Indians of NJ at Washington Crossing State Park

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm
Washington Crossing State Park, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560-1517 United States

THE PALEO AND ARCHAIC INDIANS OF NEW JERSEY Jim Wade, former archivist and researcher with the N.J. State Museum will take participants on a journey back to the time of the last ice age, when the earliest Native American peoples entered what is now New Jersey. Discover how these Paleo-Indians lived and survived in an […]

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2:00 pm

Vintage Valentines at the Miller-Cory House Museum

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Miller-Cory House Museum, 614 Mountain Ave
Westfield, NJ 07090 United States

Love is in the air as the Miller-Cory House Museum presents “Vintage Valentines” on February 11, 2:00 to 4:00.  The writing of romantic notes and letters for St. Valentine’s Day was very popular in colonial America.  By the mid-1800s, the first mass-produced Valentine’s Day cards were sold, and an industry was born.  The program features […]

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George Washington Minute by Minute at Monmouth

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Monmouth Battlefield Visitor Center, 16 Highway 33-BR
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States

The Friends of Monmouth Battlefield present “George Washington Minute by Minute at Monmouth” in the Visitor Center at Monmouth Battlefield State Park. For more information click here.  

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Opening Reception for Lift Every Voice: African American Poetry from Colonial Times to Today Exhibit

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trent House Museum, 15 Market Street
Trenton, NJ United States

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 […]

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