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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Proprietary House tours

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
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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, 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…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 30, 2018

Somers Mansion, 1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
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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 was built about 1725 by Richard Somers, oldest son of John Somers. John Somers was born in 1640 in Worcestershire, England where his family had…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 30, 2018

Somers Mansion, 1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
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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 was built about 1725 by Richard Somers, oldest son of John Somers. John Somers was born in 1640 in Worcestershire, England where his family had…

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Proprietary House tours

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
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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, 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…

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Hamilton House Museum Sunday Tours

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, December 30, 2018

Hamilton House Museum, 971 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013
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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 courage, imagination and vitality. This 18th Century Dutch gambrel-roofed homestead, was once the home of the Van Wagoner and Hamilton families. The basic plan of…

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Proprietary House tours

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
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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, 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…

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Uncork History: William Livingston

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Liberty Hall Museum, 1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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To kick off our summer series in the garden, join us for Uncork History: William Livingston! Guests will enjoy the summer evening with a VIP tour of Liberty Hall focusing on the man who envisioned it, William Livingston. Learn what his life was like in the 1770s as the first elected Governor, military man and farmer. Afterwards, relax in our historic gardens with wine and finger foods. It’s perfect for a summer date night or a night with friends! Must…

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Colonial Tavern Night at the Proprietary House

Friday, June 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
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His Excellency, Governor William Franklin requests the pleasure of your company at a very special event to launch a major fundraising campaign by the Proprietary House Association.  On Friday, June 1st, please join us for an evening of merriment at a “Colonial Tavern Night.”  Space is limited.  So please reserve your tickets ($75 per person – must be 21 or over) as soon as possible.  See the attached invitation for further event details. Sadly, the walls of Proprietary House are crumbling!  Years of neglect and…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 30, 2018

Somers Mansion, 1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
+ Google Map

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 was built about 1725 by Richard Somers, oldest son of John Somers. John Somers was born in 1640 in Worcestershire, England where his family had…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 30, 2018

Somers Mansion, 1000 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244
+ Google Map

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 was built about 1725 by Richard Somers, oldest son of John Somers. John Somers was born in 1640 in Worcestershire, England where his family had…

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