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The Metlar-Bodine House Museum Presents: Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State- Nov. 19

Don’t miss this fascinating and informative lecture at the Metlar-Bodine House Museum on Nov. 19! “Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State” is an overview of New Jersey’s history from the prehistoric era to the present. The images of politicians, religious institutions, ethnic groups, farms and factories provide a fresh take at […]

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Howell Farm and Hopewell Valley Historical Society Presents: The Story of Titusville Mills & The Fiddlers Creek Ravine- Nov. 17

Join Historian Jack Koeppel on Friday, Nov. 17,  at Howell Living History Farm for a fascinating look at the story of Titusville Mills and the Fiddlers Creek Ravine. The presentation will tell the story of the enterprising Titus family and the business empire they created along Fiddlers Creek, near the village that bears their name. The […]

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Betsy Ross’s Next Door Neighbor- Nov. 18

Who knows more about someone than a nosy next door neighbor?  Get an insider’s description of the surprising events in the life of America’s first flag maker.  Learn more about the woman who had 2 birth dates, 3 husbands, 4 religions and 3 grave sites, to say nothing of her 7 daughters and 16 brothers […]

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Somerset Patriots Win Promotion Award for “Revolutionary Spirit” All-Star Game

Congratulations to the Somerset Patriots on their award-winning 2017 All-Star Game. The Somerset Patriots have been recognized by the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball with the Ken Shepard Award for “Promotional Excellence” and were also awarded the league’s “Promotion of the Year” for hosting the 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game. Crossroads was proud to partner […]

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Janice Selinger joins Crossroads as Executive Director

Veteran journalist Janice Selinger has been appointed executive director of Crossroads of the American Revolution Association. Crossroads is the non-profit organization responsible for the management of the Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area, which connects the people and places of New Jersey’s rich Revolutionary heritage to inspire community pride, stewardship and civic engagement. […]

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WCPA-NJ to Host Revolutionary War Weekend at the Park

The Washington Crossing Park Association will hold a Revolutionary War Weekend, October 14-15, as a regional program to highlight colonial life in America, American Revolutionary War history, and the heritage of the Washington Crossing State Park.  It will also serve as a way to showcase the natural and environmental importance of the area. It will […]

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Crossroads’ Fall Conference- The Art of Period Dress- November 17 & 18

“THE ART OF PERIOD DRESS PART 2” REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 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, […]

Middlesex County Culture Goes Mobile

Middlesex County’s Uncommon History Podcast of the Month- Elizabeth Franklin

Immerse yourself in Colonial/Revolutionary War, Military and Social History through Middlesex County’s Podcast Series, “Uncommon History.” These FREE podcasts are available for listening and focus on unique and sometimes unknown New Jersey history. UnCommon History podcasts are made possible by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Office of Cultural and Heritage and the New Jersey Historical Commission, […]

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