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Crossroads’ Fall Conference, “The Art of Period Trades and Crafts, A Taste of the Trades” a Success 

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who participated in Crossroads’ Fall Conference! The sold-out event, co-sponsored by the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History, Division of Historic Sites and History Services, took place on October 2 at East Jersey Old Town Village in Piscataway, NJ. It featured the tasting of several alcoholic beverages of […]

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Homeschool History Series at Montclair History Center

Don’t miss Montclair History Center’s homeschool history series starting this October. There are two great offerings available including hearth cooking for kids and history makers. For more information on these 6 week classes see below and visit montclairhistory.org. Homeschool Series Hearth Cooking for Kids This 6-week hearth cooking class takes children through food preservation, learning […]

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East Amwell Museum to Open in Ringoes- Sept. 29

Hunterdon County is getting a brand new museum! Several years in the making, the East Amwell Museum will be open to the public starting Sept. 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. The new home of the East Amwell Historical Society, the museum in the former Clawson House features several furnished rooms – including a Victorian-era […]

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New Self-Guided Walking Tour Brings Flemington’s History to Life

The Flemington Community Partnership and the Hunterdon County Historical Society have produced a new, free self-guided walking tour of historic Flemington—one of New Jersey’s most historic square miles—that is now available in an eight-page brochure and online here. The 30-stop tour covers one-square-mile area and is designed to be walked in less than an hour. […]

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Gov. Murphy signs legislation authorizing 250th planning

Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation requiring the New Jersey Historical Commission to establish a program for commemorations and observance of the 250th anniversary of United States, in a public-private partnership with a nonprofit organization responsible for the maintenance and administration of a national heritage area dedicated to the history of the American Revolution as it […]

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Crossroads Testifies on 250th Planning at State Senate Hearing

Crossroads Executive Director Janice Selinger and Past Chair Patrick Murray offered perspectives on planning for the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution during a July 26 hearing of the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee.  The hearing, chaired by Senator James Beach (LD 6 – Cherry Hill) and held at the Old Barracks […]

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Thank You- 2018 Revolutionary Spirit Night

Huzzah and Thank You to all who participated in Crossroads’ “2018 Revolutionary Spirit Night.” Thanks to all of you for bringing the spirits of 1776 alive once again to TD Bank Ballpark, site of the Middlebrook Encampment. Highlights from the night included General George Washington taking the mound in dramatic fashion to throw out the […]

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