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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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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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Young Patriots’ Day

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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YOUNG PATRIOTS' DAY Sunday, September 23rd 10 am to 4 pm @ the Princeton Battlefield 500 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540 Activities for school-age children and families will highlight colonial life and the American Revolutionary War.   It is the second 2018 educational forum underwritten in part by a Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission grant and sponsored by NJM Insurance Group. -Revolutionary War Living Historians will demonstrate camp life and the impact of the revolution.  Kids will participate in marching and drilling and witness musket firing and…

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THE PATHWAYS OF HISTORY — 9th Annual Tour of Historic Places in Morris County

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The 2018 Pathways of History Tour of Historic Places A celebration of local history, community pride and volunteerism Saturday, September 22 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm; Sunday, September 23 from Noon – 4:00 pm Museums and historical sites are too often stigmatized as being boring or even unnecessary. The Pathways of History Tour, conceived nine years ago to prove this is not the case, spotlights a collection of Morris County’s small, volunteer-run and always admission-free museum treasures. This year’s…

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Wortendyke Barn Open Sundays

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wortendyke Barn Museum, 13 Pascack Rd.
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
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The Wortendyke Barn Museum, a National Register landmark, and the family’s stone house across the street, are all that remain of the original Wortendyke family farm. The barn, built in 1760, is an outstanding example of the vernacular architecture referred to as a “New World Dutch Barn” which could be found throughout 18th and 19th century Bergen County. The Barn’s exhibits include handmade 18th and 19th century farm implements and tools, the history of the Wortendyke family farm, and exhibits…

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Tour of the John Abbott II House

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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Smith-Cadbury House Museum & Gift Shop Tour- 1:00pm-4:00pm

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Smith-Cadbury Mansion, 12 High St
Moorestown, NJ 08057 United States
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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 farm was inherited by his son, Richard, in 1775. Richard was a farmer, a merchant, a member of the NJ State Assembly and a member…

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Corn into Cornmeal Demonstrations at the Grist Mill at Historic Walnford

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Historic Walnford, 62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold,, 08501 United States
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More than Run of the Mill Corn transformed to cornmeal in Waln's Mill is far from ordinary, it is a multi-sensory experience that combines history, agriculture and cutting edge (pun intended) technology. Demonstrations every weekend starting April 7 through Nov. 25. For more information click here. Picturesque after a snowfall, full of fascinating history throughout the year, any day is a great time to visit this wonderful historic Walnford and learn more about the Waln family and the evolution of…

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Open House at the Garretson Forge and Farm

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Garretson Farm, 4-02 RIVER ROAD
FAIR LAWN, NJ 07410 United States
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Garretson Forge and Farm, listed on the National and New Jersey State Historic Registry, is one of the oldest historic sites in Bergen County, New Jersey. Settled in 1719, this Dutch Colonial homestead was home to six generations of the Garretson family. Their homestead remains a rare surviving example of a simple farming life that was prevalent in the 1700s and 1800s. Guided Tours: Every second and fourth Sunday of the month from March through November from 1pm to 4pm;…

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Proprietary House tours

Sunday, September 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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Montclair History Center’s Historic Houses Tour

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ
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Visit one or both houses in one afternoon. The Crane House and Historic YWCA is a window on to the history of our nation from its early years as an independent country to a country embroiled in the civil rights struggle. The Shultz House (Evergreens) is a fully intact time capsule of a family that takes you back to life in the early 20th century Montclair. Tours of the Crane House & Historic YWCA are on the hour, last tour…

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