Tag Archives: Central Jersey

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Revolutionary War Encampment

Save the date for a Revolutionary War Encampment at East Jersey Old Town Village. On October 27 and 28, 2018, from 10am-4pm, Crown and Continental forces take over East Jersey Old Town Village. Watch as soldiers drill and their commanders plan for battle.  See a Military Weapons Tactical Demonstration of one of the many skirmishes that took […]

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Revolutionary War Encampment

Save the date for a Revolutionary War Encampment at East Jersey Old Town Village. On October 27 and 28, 2018, from 10am-4pm, Crown and Continental forces take over East Jersey Old Town Village. Watch as soldiers drill and their commanders plan for battle.  See a Military Weapons Tactical Demonstration of one of the many skirmishes that took […]

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History Day

Sunday, May 20, 2018 10am – 4pm STEP BACK IN TIME & CELEBRATE HISTORY DAY East Jersey Old Town Village 1050 River Road • Piscataway, NJ Cornelius Low House Museum 1225 River Road • Piscataway, NJ Experience Living History at the Village Free Shuttle Between Sites History Tent, hosting over 20 Middlesex County Historical Societies […]

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Bus Tour of the D&R Canal

Explore the Delaware and Raritan Canal in Somerset County via luxury coach. Narrated by canal experts, Linda and Robert Barth. We will visit the locks and bridges in South Bound Brook, Blackwells Mills, Griggstown and Kingston and hear stories of the canal and its workers as we go!  A portion of this tour is a […]

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Battle of Bound Brook Colonial Dance

Join the North River Historical Dancers, Heritage Trail, Herds’ Brigade and more for a Spring Dance at the Van Horne House also known as Convivial Hill.  Phillip and Elizabeth Van Horne will be your guests as the evening of the Battle is filled with live music by Anne and Ridley Enslow and dances called by […]

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Breakfast Before the Battle…of Bound Brook!

The Battle of Bound Brook occurred on  April 13th 1777 .  Hessians and British converged on the Phillip Van Horne House early Easter morning with intent to capture General Benjamin Lincoln housed at the Van Horne’s.  Awakened at the last minute, General Lincoln escaped to the army to fight the British out of the Van […]

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Illustrated Talk on the D&R Canal

Author and local historian, Linda J. Barth will introduce you to the people, bridges, locks and aqueducts that made the Delaware and Raritan Canal work.  This canal was one of the most successful towpath canals in the country.  Part 1 of Double Dipping in the D&R Canal event. Linda will be selling and signing her […]

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“Just in Case”, Disaster Planning for Cultural Organizations

Join us for an interactive workshop to learn how cultural organizations should plan ahead for a disaster. Workshop leaders Ellen Korpar and Tom Clareson of Performing Arts Readiness will cover how organizations should prepare plans and policies, understand and assess possible risks and network in a crisis. Light refreshments will be served. Performing Arts Readiness offers […]

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