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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Historic Somers Mansion Open House

Sunday, May 27, 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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Tour of the John Abbott II House

Sunday, May 27, 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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Corn into Cornmeal Demonstrations at the Grist Mill at Historic Walnford

Sunday, May 27, 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, May 27, 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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Life Along the Wallkill River at the Van Kirk Homestead

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Van Kirk Homestead Museum, 336 Main Street
Sparta, 07871
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Check out the Sparta Historical Society's exhibit at the Van Kirk Homestead Museum. This exhibit illustrates the continuum of Wallkill River's relationship with Sparta's history from the 18th into the 20th century through artifacts, photos, animal mounts, native inhabitants and settlers. Open from 1-4PM with a 2PM talk. Contact Information: Sparta Historical Society at 973-726-0883 or email them at [email protected] or click here.

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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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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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Memorial Day Wreath Laying to Honor Gen. Enoch Poor

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:00 am
First Dutch Reformed Church on the Green, 42 Court Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601 United States
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At 10 am on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018, the Bergen County Historical Society honors the veterans of all wars with a wreath-laying at the grave of General Enoch Poor in the burial ground of the First Dutch Reformed Church on the Green, 42 Court Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Excerpts from chaplain Israel Evans' graveside funeral oration will be read at the ceremony, followed by a tour of the historic cemetery. Brigadier-General Enoch Poor, of New Hampshire, died at 44 years…

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Wednesday Tea and Tour at Historic Morven

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Historic Morven, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Invite a friend (or a few!) to relax in the classic elegance of Morven’s Garden Room overlooking the Colonial Revival garden. Tea at the home of Richard Stockton and his poet wife, Annis Boudinot Stockton,  includes tea sandwiches, scones, and an assortment of fresh fruit and sweets. Four generations of Stocktons lived at Morven before it was sold to Robert Wood Johnson in the early 20th century. It later became the official home to five New Jersey governors. A docent-led…

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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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