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November 2017

The 241st Anniversary of the British Invasion & American Retreat

November 18
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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
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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 alert officer, the American garrison escaped entrapment by safely crossing the Hackensack River at New Bridge, now known as the Bridge That Saved a Nation,…

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Retreat Weekend at Fort Lee Historic Park

November 18 at 10:00 am - 4:00 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
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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. Admission is free (parking fee is in effect). For more information click here or call- 201-461-1776 Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2:00pm…

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Holiday Wreath Workshop at the Hancock House

November 18 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hancock House, 3 Front Street
Hancocks Bridge , NJ 08038 United States
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Holiday Wreath Workshop- November 18th, 2017- (two sessions: 10am-Noon or 1pm-3pm) Presented by the Friends of the Hancock House This event will take place in the Fire House across the street from the Hancock House. A $20 fee will cover materials To register call 856-935-4221  (registration deadline is November 10th) For more information click here.

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Open Hearth Cooking Workshop at Peachfield

November 18 at 10:00 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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Crossroads’ The Art of Period Dress Part 2

November 18 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 18, 2017

Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler Street
Stockton, NJ 08859
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$30

Crossroads is excited to once again partner with the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission to bring you our 2017 Fall Heritage Partner Professional Development Conference, “The Art of Period Dress Part 2,” on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at 10am at the Prallsville Mills in Stockton, NJ! The second in this popular series, this conference will feature two completely different and distinct days of programming featuring presenters that are masters in their craft. Our morning presentations will feature: Rebecca Fifield on women’s…

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Guided Tours at Shippen Manor

November 18 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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. Free admission. Donations welcome. For more information call: (908) 453-4381.

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Historic Stony Brook: Gateway to Princeton History

November 18 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2017 at 1:00pm

Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road NJ United States + Google Map
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HISTORIC STONY BROOK: GATEWAY TO PRINCETON HISTORY Before there was a "Princeton," six Quaker families established a community on the fertile ground along Stony Brook. This hike explores the lives of the early settlers and the community they established, while following a portion of the trail George Washington took from Trenton to the Princeton Battlefield. Starts at the Updike Farmstead farmhouse, 354 Quaker Road. For more information and tickets click here.

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Artful Bread: Beautiful and Delicious at Historic Walnford

November 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Historic Walnford, 62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ 08501 United States
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Sheaf of wheat, ear of corn, a cornucopia of bountiful harvest; let the season and your imagination inspire a beautiful edible centerpiece for your table. We will share tips, techniques and the recipe in this hands-on demonstration. FREE! For more information click here.

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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
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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 alert officer, the American garrison escaped entrapment by safely crossing the Hackensack River at New Bridge, now known as the Bridge That Saved a Nation,…

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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
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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 the chapel at 1pm. For more information click here.

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