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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Bordentown Turkey Trot

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Joseph Lawrence Park, 317 Ward Ave.
Bordentown, NJ
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WHEN: Nov 17, 2018 WHERE: Joseph Lawrence Park 317 Ward Avenue Bordentown, NJ 08505 This annual 5K Run/Walk supports funding for the 4th of July fireworks show of Bordentown Township and other local events. Join the Foundation for Bordentown Traditions for our annual Turkey Trot 5k and Family Fun Walk. Come on out and support The Foundation for Bordentown Traditions with their fundraising efforts to support Bordentown Community Events including the Wailing Woods Haunted Hayride and the Independence Day Celebration…

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Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Saturday, November 17, 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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Open Hearth Cooking Workshop at Peachfield

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Peachfield, 180 Burrs Road
Westamption, NJ 08060 United States
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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 will include seasonal foods from the colonial period. The cooks will then partake of the food they prepared. No experience is needed - just a…

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Retreat Weekend at Fort Lee Historic Park

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

Fort Lee Historic Park, Hudson Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024 United States
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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 battle demonstrations as well as colonial cooking and music on Saturday, Nov. 17 and additional artillery demonstrations on Sunday, Nov. 18. Admission is free (parking…

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Hometown History Bus Tour

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ
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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 from 110 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ. Street parking available. 973-744-1796. For more information click here.

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Logging and Fire Cutting at Howell Living History Farm

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Howell Living History Farm, 70 Wooden's Lane
Lambertville, NJ 08530 United States
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Join farmers who are using horses to skid saw logs out of the woods, and who are using oxen to haul firewood to the sap house in preparation for maple sugaring season. Visitors can help by cutting and chopping firewood, splitting locust logs into fence rails, and making barn pegs for use in our barn frame. At lunchtime, visitors can enjoy fare suitable for lumberjacks, including pancakes made with the farm's whole wheat flour...drenched in homemade maple syrup. Parking &…

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Giving Thanks: Origins of Our American Thanksgiving at the Johnson Ferry House

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Johnson Ferry House, 355 Pennington - Titusville Rd.
Titusville, NJ 08560 United States
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Giving Thanks: Origins of our American Thanksgiving On Saturday, November 17th 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 donuts will be served. Donations of $5 are suggested to defray costs. No parking fee. A good family event. The Johnson Ferry House is located inside…

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Tour of the John Abbott II House

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 17, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, November 18, 2018

The John Abbott II House, 2200 Kuser Road
Hamilton, NJ 08691
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Don't miss the opportunity to tour the John Abbott II House, operated by the Historical Society of Hamilton Township, this weekend! It is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 Noon to 5 pm (last tour starts at 4:15 pm). "The John Abbott II House was built in 1730 by John Abbott II and his father, John Abbott. The elder John Abbott was a merchant and dealt locally and in Philadelphia. John II was a farmer.  The house is noted…

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Monmouth County Historical Assocation’s Monthly History Sewing Group

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 12:00pm

Join MCHA's monthly sewing group meetings! If you’re interested in sewing, or like period clothing and want to know more about construction, or are working on period clothing, come on by! Meetings will be held every third Saturday of the month from 12 – 4 pm at the museum in Freehold. This group is free for members and $5 for non-members. Payments can be made here or on the day of. Below is a tentative schedule of meetings for 2018.…

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Guided Tours at Shippen Manor

Saturday, November 17, 2018 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 Saturday, November 17, 2018

Shippen Manor Museum, 8 Belvidere Avenue
Oxford, NJ 07863 United States
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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. Excludes Holidays. Free admission. Donations welcome. For more information call: (908) 453-4381.

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