Revolutionary News

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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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The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House Earn 2018 Somerset County Historic Preservation and History Award

Congratulations to our heritage partner, the Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House, on a job well done!  The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House have earned a 2018 Somerset County Historic Preservation and History Award from the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission (SCC&HC). The award recognizes the Friends’ “outstanding contributions to the enhancement of […]

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Crossroads unifies Revolutionary-era historic sites with new signage

Sponsorship opportunities available for businesses and organizations. New Jersey’ Revolutionary War-era historic sites have a new way to attract visitors: distinctive Crossroads of the American Revolution signage. Featuring the six-pointed star used in the original United States flag, Crossroads’ signage program is designed to raise awareness of New Jersey’s deep Revolutionary War heritage through a […]

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