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Somerset County Weekend Journey Through the Past

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Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 10, 2021, Noon – 4:00 p.m. The Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission asks that all visitors, and […]

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Monmouth Battlefield Visitor Center Open

Monmouth Battlefield Visitor Center 16 Highway 33-BR, Manalapan

The Monmouth Battlefield Visitors Center will be open from Wednesday-Sunday with limited hours and scheduled showings of the museum short movie. Museum Open Wednesday-Sunday: 10AM-11AM, 12PM-1PM, 2PM-3PM Movie showings: 11AM, 1PM, 3PM The gift shop will remain closed.

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Washington’s Encampment at Dey Mansion

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Road, Wayne

The Dey Mansion is hosting an encampment in commemoration of General George Washington's visit to the Preakness Valley on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. During October of 1780, General George Washington and his troops were encamped at the Dey Mansion, home of Colonel Theunis Dey, as well as the […]

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Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House Fall Harvest Hoedown and Open House

Jacobus Vanderveer House 3055 River Road, Bedminster

Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House present Weekend Journey Through the Past & Fall Harvest Hoedown The Friends will host their first annual Fall Harvest Hoedown for two days of activities in participation of Somerset County’s Weekend Journey Through the Past on Saturday, October 9th from 10:00 am - 5:00pm & Sunday, October 10th from […]

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Tutors & Taverns: 250 Years of Teaching at Rutgers

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage 71 Somerset Street, Somerville

Tutors & Taverns: 250 Years of Teaching at Rutgers Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Site 9-Oct 10 AM to 5 PM Description: Academic instruction at Rutgers began 250 years when Old Dutch Parsonage's Frederick Frelinghuysen offered the first tutorials for Queen's College at the Sign of the Red Lion Tavern in New […]

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Fennel for Fleas at Rockingham

Rockingham 84 Laurel Avenue/Kingston-Rocky Hill Rd., NJ

18th-century kitchen gardens can be thought of as the supermarkets of their times, but in one’s own backyard. They were filled with plants that provided food for the household (peas and carrots anyone?). But they also provided ingredients for household and personal use, such as for keeping fleas from your bed or cleaning your skin, […]

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East Jersey Old Town Village open for visits

East Jersey Old Town Village 1050 River Road, Piscataway

East Jersey Old Town Village comes alive Wednesday through Sunday with historical interpreters presenting the trades and crafts of the 18th and 19th centuries. Visit reconstructed and replica early American Raritan Valley structures at East Jersey Old Town Village for a view into life in the region’s farm and merchant communities. Buildings include the Indian […]

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Frazee House Ghost Walking Tour

Frazee House 1451 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains

Join us for a walk at the historic Frazee Park, led by renowned psychic-medium Jane Doherty. Look for the spirit who stares out the window. Hear some of the chilling stories of spirits that still linger at the centuries old house and the Colonial Frazee grounds. See Jane’s unique “stomach reaction” when a disembodied spirit […]

$25
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Musket Firing Demonstration at Washington Crossing State Park

Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville

Sat, October 2, 2:00pm – 2:30pm Washington Crossing State Park Visitors Center - Titusville, NJ(map) Join a Park Historian for an interpretive talk about some of the weapons used during the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton. Included will be a musket firing demonstration. Approximately 30-minute program. Park vehicle entrance fee […]

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Fennel for Fleas at Rockingham

Rockingham 84 Laurel Avenue/Kingston-Rocky Hill Rd., NJ

18th-century kitchen gardens can be thought of as the supermarkets of their times, but in one’s own backyard. They were filled with plants that provided food for the household (peas and carrots anyone?). But they also provided ingredients for household and personal use, such as for keeping fleas from your bed or cleaning your skin, […]

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Frazee House Ghost Walking Tour

Frazee House 1451 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains

Join us for a walk at the historic Frazee Park, led by renowned psychic-medium Jane Doherty. Look for the spirit who stares out the window. Hear some of the chilling stories of spirits that still linger at the centuries old house and the Colonial Frazee grounds. See Jane’s unique “stomach reaction” when a disembodied spirit […]

$25
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