Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Fourth of July Jubilee at Historic Morven

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Visit Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton, NJ  the home of Richard Stockton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, for its annual FREE Fourth of July Jubilee on Wednesday, July 4 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

“Meet” George Washington & Annis Boudinot Stockton with short

performances by costumed reenactors William Agress and Alisa Dupuy throughout the afternoon.

“Sign” the Declaration of Independence, everyone can be a part of history and sign our Declaration facsimile.

Take part in demonstrations of Early American Domestic Arts portrayed by more than a dozen professional reenactors including: blacksmithing (new this year!), ice cream making, papermaking, tales from a soldier’s life, and more!

Drink in a Revolutionary Tea program with 18th century tea sets display, lore and

songs performed by Stacy Flora Roth.

Share what “Independence” means to you on Morven’s interactive chalkboard.  

Create Parade Flags & Pinwheels with Arts Council of Princeton’s Amy Kisby and join the 4th of July Parade march to America’s birthday cake presentation and free treat.

Listen to Live Bluegrass Music by Ocean Country Band on Morven’s front porch.

Feast on Food Truck fare : Refreshments available for purchase from  Tower Dogs, Nina’s Waffles, and Tico’s Eatery & Juice Bar.

*Special family admission price for visitors wishing to tour the museum on the 4th: $25 per family.

Parking is available at the Princeton Theological Seminary or Monument Hall parking lots, or on the street. With so many children at the event, there will be no on-site parking at Morven.

Morven’s Jubilee is SHINE only  (due to the outdoor activities, it will be cancelled if there is prolonged rain). Check Morven’s  facebook page https://www.facebook.com/morven.museum.garden/ for updates concerning the weather!

For additional details visit http://morven.org/events/event/july-4th-jubilee/ or call Curator of Education and Public Programs Debra Lampert-Rudman at 609-924-8144, ext. 106.





Wednesday, July 4, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


Historic Morven
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
+ Google Map
WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann