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Christmas in July at the Van Bunschooten Museum
Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until Sunday, July 15, 2018
The Chinkchewunska Chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution will be holding their annual open house event “Christmas in July” on July 13, 14 and 15 (Friday-Sunday) from 11-4 each day at the DAR Van Bunschooten Museum (1097 Route 23, Wantage, NJ).
This event features complimentary tours of the historic home of Rev. Elias Van Bunschooten given by members of the DAR in colonial costumes. Tours of the outbuildings will be given by members of the Children of the American Revolution in costume. There will also be demonstrators, live music, Attic Treasure tag sale, Quilts in the Barn sale, and an open hearth cooking demonstration with free samples!
Christmas in July is an annual event to make history come alive in Sussex County at the Elias Van Bunschooten Museum, a little know treasure in Sussex County! This event is an annual “open house” and a fund raiser to help maintain the museum. Listed on both the State and National Registers, this site is a wonderful example of a Dutch Colonial style home circa 1787, filled with original pieces from the Van Bunschooten and Cooper families, as well as many items of local historical interest including a Charleville musket carried in the American Revolutionary War.