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10:30 am

Tory Jack Day at the Abraham Staats House

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Abraham Staats House, 17 Von Steuben Drive
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880 United States
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The Friends of Abraham Staats House, Inc., in conjunction with South Bound Brook Historic Preservation Advisory Commission, is proud to present its 17th edition of the award winning “Tory Jack Day” program. The annual event in honor of Black History Month celebrates the contribution and sacrifices of Afro-Americans in the foundation of our nation. This […]

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11:00 am

Victorian Pressed Flower Workshop

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$15 – $25

Spend a wintry afternoon as Victorian women, such as Harriet Stockton might have, and create pressed flower art with Morven’s Curator of Education Debra Lampert-Rudman. Learn the “love language” of flowers, suggestions for planning a pressing garden, and create valentine or notecard and beribboned bookmark of your own special design. All flowers, materials, and art […]

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1:00 pm

The Unfortunate History of Slavery and the Quakers in New Jersey

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Trent House Museum, 15 Market Street
Trenton, NJ United States
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Richard Geffken an archival historian with the Shrewsbury Historical Society and the Monmouth County Historical Association, will present an illustrated lecture based on his research. This presentation is an overview of the history and legacy of New Jersey’s two-hundred-year embrace of human bondage. New Jersey, sadly, was the last northern state to outlaw slavery (1866). […]

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Governor Livingston at the Crossroads of the American Revolution

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse, 71 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
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Dr. James Gigantino Presents: Governor Livingston at the Crossroads of the American Revolution Please join the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission as they welcome Dr. James Gigantino II to discuss his recently published biography of New Jersey’s first governor, “William Livingston’s American Revolution.” After working as a lawyer in New York City for over […]

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Early Valentine Cards and Kids’ Craft

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until Sunday, February 10, 2019

Lambert Castle, 3 Valley Road
Paterson, NJ
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A little history and fun for the whole family! The Passaic County Historical Society is offering a free craft activity for children of all ages on Saturday February 9th and Sunday February 10th, from 1 pm to 4 pm. Join us at Lambert Castle (3 Valley Road, Paterson NJ) to learn about early Valentine cards and […]

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Extraordinary Stories of the Birthplaces & Deaths of the Presidents of the Revolutionary Era

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Van Saun House, 23 Laauwe Ave.
Wayne, NJ 07470
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Free

Like any great story, the lives of each president has an amazing first and final chapter! Louis Picone has written two books about the presidents. The first covers the unique stories of each president’s birthplace and the second, the extraordinary stories of their deaths and afterlives. In this presentation, Louis will share some of the […]

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2:00 pm

The Garden State: Where Ideas Grow

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road NJ United States + Google Map

Band-Aids. Movies. Color television. Bubble Wrap. Bar codes. The modern submarine. What do all of these things have in common? Give up? They were all invented in the great state of New Jersey! New Jersey is truly the land of inventions. M&M’s, solar panels, transistors, flexible film and Graham crackers are but a few of the useful and unique creations from […]

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