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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

New Jersey Originals

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Strauss Mansion, 27 Prospect Circle
Atlantic Highlands, NJ United States
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As proud New Jerseyans, we bristle when we hear our fine state made the target of jokes by outsiders. Little do they know, but New Jersey has spawned enough great inventions to fill not one, but two books. Prolific NJ historian Linda Barth has just released New Jersey Originals, the sequel to her initial volume, A History of Inventing in New Jersey, and her eighth book on New Jersey history overall. The Atlantic Highlands Historical Society is pleased to host…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

Friday, July 19, 2019 at 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 4, 2019

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens Fridays starting June 7 at 11:00 a.m. through October 4. $10; Free for Friends of Morven Please preregister online. Tickets can be paid for and picked up in Morven’s gift shop prior to the start of the tour. Ticket includes same-day museum admission. Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens! Garden guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis…

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Christmas in July at the Boonton Museum

Friday, July 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Sunday, July 21, 2019

Boonton Historical Society, 210 Main Street
Boonton, NJ 07005
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Explore the history of Boonton which dates back to the 1700s and get some early Christmas shopping done for the history lovers on your list!

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Colonial Ice Cream Making at the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead

Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road
Stanton, NJ 08885 United States
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On Friday, July 19, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m, Susan Plaisted, proprietress of Heart to Hearth Cookery, a food history business based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, will present ice cream making from harvesting ice to moulding (molding) of ice cream. For this demonstration, ice cream will be made in a reproduction 18th century sabotiere. Documented flavors of the 18th century will be reproduced using original receipts (recipes). Plaisted holds a B.S. in food and nutrition and an M.S. in health…

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Archaeological Dig at Princessville Cemetery Near 1761 Brearley House

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brearley House, 100 Meadow Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 United States
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Princessville Cemetery Workshop ​When: Saturday, July 20th, 9 am – 1 pm (may end earlier) ​Where: Princessville Cemetery (Princeton Pike near Lewisville Rd.) ​Conducted by: Richard Grubb & Associates ​Parking: Please park at the 1761 Brearley House down Meadow Rd. and walk back to the cemetery. Limited parking will be available in the small Maidenhead Meadows Park lot on Princeton Pike across from Z Food Farm. Do not park on Meadow Rd. ​Registration: The workshop is free but registration is…

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Museum of Early Trades and Crafts Architecture Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, 9 Main Street
Madison, NJ
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A staff member of the museum will lead an interior and exterior tour of Morris County’s most magnificent building. Formerly a library built in 1899, and given to the residents of Madison by Gilded Age millionaire D. Willis James, it is on the National Register of Historic Places. Contact: 973-631-5151 For more information and tickets click here.

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Jersey Girl Brewery Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jersey Girl Brewing, 426 Sand Shore Road
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
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Sign up for a tour of Jersey Girl Brewing Company, a craft brewery founded in 2014. Carol Barkin of the MCTB will give a brief overview of Morris County’s Colonial applejack industry. Afterwards, owner Charles Aaron will lead a tour of his brewery. This brewer was inspired by the essence of a Jersey Girl-she’s complex, deep, layered, bitter, sweet, subtle and sophisticated. ​This tour is intended only for people who can legally enjoy Jersey Girl Brewing Company beer. In the…

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History Comes Alive! Washington’s Encampment Weekend

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sunday, July 21, 2019

Dey Mansion, 199 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470 United States
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$5.00

Join the New Jersey Local Militia as they set up camp on the historic grounds of the Dey Mansion Washington's Headquarters and learn about the life of a soldier during the American Revolution. This is a fun-filled family friendly weekend of 18th century activities, including demonstrations, crafters and music!

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Christmas in July at the Boonton Museum

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until Sunday, July 21, 2019

Boonton Historical Society, 210 Main Street
Boonton, NJ 07005
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Explore the history of Boonton which dates back to the 1700s and get some early Christmas shopping done for the history lovers on your list!

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Colonial Encampment and Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social at the Trent House

Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trent House Museum, 15 Market Street
Trenton, NJ United States
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Join us in our year long celebration of the Museum’s 300th Anniversary by enjoying our Annual Ice Cream Social & Colonial Military Encampment from the French and Indian War Free Ice Cream And Toppings! Relax at our picnic tables, or bring a blanket and lounge on the lawn Complimentary Open House at the Trent House Museum Question and Answer Session from Colonial Re- Enactors Enjoy our Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition ” The Immigrant Experience” Plenty of FREE parking No reservations required…

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