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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Washington’s Birthday Celebration at Johnson Ferry House

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Johnson Ferry House, 355 Pennington - Titusville Rd.
Titusville, NJ 08560 United States
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WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION The Johnson Ferry House at Washington Crossing State Park, New Jersey, cordially invites all interested public to a Washington’s Birthday Celebration, Sunday, February 18 from 1 pm to 4 pm  to commemorate the birthday of our nation’s first president. In the parlor, listen to eighteenth century music that Washington would have known played upon the harp by Robin Fickle, and upon the fiddle by Jim Kurzenberger. Find out some well known and not so well known Facts…

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Proprietary House tours

Sunday, February 18, 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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George Washington Birthday Celebration at the Van Allen House

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Van Allen House, Franklin Avenue by Rt. 202
Oakland, NJ United States
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In honor of President George Washington's Birthday, we are having a special celebration. Local Girl Scouts will be helping us entertain and inform all visitors. As candling-dipping is being demonstrated, the girls will help their guests create their own candles out of wax. This will be followed by a tea party by a warm open-hearth. Please join us and bring the whole family for a typical colonial day coordinated by our local young ladies. For more information click here.

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Historic Princeton Walking Tour

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, March 25, 2018

Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ United States
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$7

Enjoy a 2 mile, two-hour walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. The early history of Princeton, the founding of the University and the American Revolution are just some of the stories from Princeton’s history that you will learn on your tour. Starts outside Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. $7 per adult. Walk up ticket sales are cash only;…

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1761 Brearley House Tour

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 23, 2018

Brearley House, 100 Meadow Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 United States
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Join us for a free tour of the historic 1761 Brearley House and grounds. Visitors can explore the house and 40 acres of surrounding park land, which is suitable for a picnic lunch. Easy access to the Lawrence-Hopewell Trail and the Delaware and Raritan Canal towpath make the house a nice stopping point or a destination of its own for hikers and bikers. You can also get your NPS Passport stamped here! A variety of cancellation stampers are available at…

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Black and Native American Troops at the Battle of Monmouth

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Monmouth Battlefield Visitor Center, 16 Highway 33-BR
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States
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The Friends of Monmouth Battlefield present "Black and Native American Troops at the Battle of Monmouth" in the Visitor Center at Monmouth Battlefield State Park. For more information click here.

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The Soul of a President’s Kitchen

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Cadwalader Park
Trenton, NJ 08606 United States
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In honor of Presidents Day, the Trenton Museum Society invites you to a discussion, slide show and book signing by Adrian E. Miller, author of The President’s Kitchen Cabinet. Join Mr. Miller as he vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Trenton-made presidential china is on display in the second-floor Trenton Pottery exhibit. Tickets: General Public $25,…

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Ten Crucial Days Tour of the Princeton Battlefield

Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Come to the beautiful rolling terrain of the Princeton Battlefield State Park for a walk in the park and an exciting talk. Join us and hear the fascinating story of the Ten Crucial Days, December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777, culminating with the battle on the Stony Brook Quaker Settlement farms of William Clarke, and his brother, Thomas Clarke. Learn how Washington and his outnumbered and untested troops with their backs against the Delaware River, fought a fierce battle…

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“Hail to the Chiefs” Month Long Exhibit at Museum of Cape May County

Monday, February 19, 2018 at 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, March 2, 2018

Museum of Cape May County, 504 N. Route 9
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
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In honor of Presidents Day, The Museum of Cape May County is hosting an exhibit, “Hail to the Chiefs!” that highlights more than 15 of our nation’s leaders, including two of our nation’s finest presidents – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. On display are artifacts from The Museum’s collections as well as from a private collector that bring these patriotic men to life. Many of the privately owned artifacts have never before been on public display. This exhibit features original…

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Montclair History Center Presents: Presidents’ Day for Kids

Monday, February 19, 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ
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Presidents’ Day For Kids Presidents' Day should be about more than just a good sale. Visit the Crane House and Historic YWCA and through hands-on activities and crafts, discover how our past presidents (and their wives and children) lived. Admission is $10/child. Call 973-744-1796 or email [email protected] to reserve a place by Wednesday, February 14.  Appropriate for children ages 6 to 10. For more information click here. Date: Monday, February 19, 2018 Time: 10:00am 12:00pm Location: Crane House & Historic YWCA-…

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