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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Proprietary House tours

Wednesday, August 22, 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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Metlar-Bodine House Museum Guided Tours

Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 30, 2018

Metlar-Bodine House Museum, 1281 River Road
Piscataway, NJ United States
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Metlar-Bodine House Museum Guided Tours Tour the museum and discover Piscataway’s 350+ year exceptional history. The Dutch Door Gift Shop will be open. For Info: 732-463-8363, www.metlarbodinehousemuseum.org Parking: From River Road take Hillcrest to Logan Lane at the top of hill and make a left into the lot.

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The Dutch Architectural Influence at the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead

Friday, August 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road
Stanton, NJ 08885 United States
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In 1741 Dutch homesteader Thomas Bouman erected the building now known as the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead. But just how typical is the building of Dutch architectural design? Find out from architecture historian Christopher Pickell, who will deliver a talk on Dutch design, and lead a tour in and around the buildings. Mr. Pickell has been involved in historic preservation and restoration projects in Hunterdon and Mercer counties. He heads up the Flemington firm of Pickell Architecture, lauded for its work in…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Saturday, August 25, 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, August 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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Proprietary House tours

Sunday, August 26, 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, August 26, 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, August 29, 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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Metlar-Bodine House Museum Guided Tours

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 30, 2018

Metlar-Bodine House Museum, 1281 River Road
Piscataway, NJ United States
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Metlar-Bodine House Museum Guided Tours Tour the museum and discover Piscataway’s 350+ year exceptional history. The Dutch Door Gift Shop will be open. For Info: 732-463-8363, www.metlarbodinehousemuseum.org Parking: From River Road take Hillcrest to Logan Lane at the top of hill and make a left into the lot.

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Saturday, September 1, 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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