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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.

Pumpkin Festival at Historic Cold Spring Village

Historic Cold Spring Village 720 Route 9 South, Cape May

It’s the spookiest time of the year at the Village! Celebrate all things Halloween and autumn at the 29th Annual Pumpkin Festival. This fun, FREE event will take place on the grounds of Historic Cold Spring Village on Saturday, October 16th from 10am to 4pm. Guests are encouraged to donate non-perishable goods to the ‘Share […]

Crossroads Sign Unveiling at the Caldwell Parsonage

Caldwell Parsonage / Union Township Historical Society 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union

Come see the newest Crossroads interpretive sign be unveiled at the Caldwell Parsonage October 16 at 12pm, part of Union County's Four Centuries in one Weekend events!

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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 […]

Autumn Market & Encampment at Washington Crossing Historic Park

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing

Travel back in time and experience life in a Revolutionary War camp during Washington Crossing Historic Park’s annual Autumn Encampment & Market on Saturday, October 16, from noon to 4 PM. At Autumn Market & Encampment, colonial townspeople gather at their marketplace in the Historic Village area of the park to sell their wares. Soldiers […]

$8

Westfield Historical Society’s AppleFest

Reeve House 314 Mountain Ave, Westfield

On Saturday, October 16th, 2021 (rain date Oct. 17), the Westfield Historical Society will hold the Annual AppleFest on the lawn of the Reeve House, 314 Mountain Ave., Westfield from 12:00-4:00pm. On the same weekend, the Westfield Historical Society will also host Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend Open House at the Reeve House.     Now […]

$5
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Caldwell Parsonage Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Caldwell Parsonage / Union Township Historical Society 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union

FOUR CENTURIES IN A WEEKEND AT CALDWELL PARSONAGE          The Caldwell Parsonage invites visitors to an open house on Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17, from 12 noon to 5 pm. The event is part of Union County's annual Four Centuries in a Weekend. "Rev. James Caldwell," aka Doc Burkhardt, will greet guests on Saturday. Student docents will […]

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Boxwood Hall Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Boxwood Hall 1073 E Jersey St, Elizabeth

Prominent American statesmen of the late 18th and early 19th centuries had ties to this handsome Georgian house. In 1772, it became the home of Elias Boudinot, who served as a President of the Continental Congress. For a year during Boudinot’s residency, young Alexander Hamilton lived at Boxwood Hall while he attended school in Elizabethtown. […]

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Drake House Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Drake House Museum NJ

The Nathaniel Drake House, headquarters of the Historical Society of Plainfield, was built in 1746. Nestled within the towers and slate roof is the original farmhouse once used as George Washington’s headquarters during the Battle of Short Hills, June 25, 1777. In 1864, John S. Harberger, a New York City bank president, enlarged and embellished […]

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Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Open for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Merchants and Drovers Tavern 1632 St. George Ave., Rahway

As a Tavern and Stagecoach stop, this early 19th-century hotel was the scene of auctions, public meetings, elections, business transactions, entertainment, horse breeding and a host of other activities. The handsome Federal style inn contains a taproom, two parlors, 12 bedrooms and a kitchen wing with a working fireplace. Originally a house and store, the […]

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Osborn Cannonball House Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Osborn Cannonball House 1840 East Front Street, Scotch Plains

The white clapboard Osborn Cannonball House is a small jewel in the center of Scotch Plains. Brick walks, an arbor and formal gardens surrounded by a white board fence give this property a “Williamsburg” feel. Its location, adjacent to the town green and across from the Stage House Inn, adds to its interest. Inside, four […]

Harvest Festival at Frazee House

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1451 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains www.frazeehouse.org The Frazee House is a Revolutionary War period farmstead built in the typical and rare style of eighteenth-century Anglo-Dutch architecture. It sits in Scotch Plains at Two Bridges, near the intersection of Raritan and Terrill Roads, west of Ash Swamp. It is a Union County landmark due to its […]

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Liberty Hall Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Avenue, Union

1003 Morris Avenue, Union (908) 527-0400 www.kean.edu/libertyhall Built in 1772 on the eve of the American Revolution, Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University chronicles more than 240 years of American history. The former residence of William Livingston, New Jersey’s first elected governor and signer of the Constitution, Liberty Hall was originally constructed as a14-room home […]

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Miller-Cory House Open for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Miller-Cory House Museum 614 Mountain Ave, Westfield

614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield (908) 232-1776 www.millercoryhouse.org   Eighteenth-Century outbuildings, herb and kitchen gardens help create a colonial atmosphere at the Miller-Cory House, where interactive tours engage the imagination of children and adults. Built about 1740, the small, neat and authentically furnished farmhouse stands on its original site along the “road to the mountains.” Visitors […]

Family Nature Walk at Washington Crossing State Park

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

Family Nature Walk Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center 16-Oct 1 pm Description: Short guided walk in the state park ~ 1 mi. Age: all ages. Please call (609) 737-0609 for more information. Weather permitting.

Celebrate Our Revolutionary Legacy – Pulaski in The Defense of Little Egg Harbor

Pulaski Monument Pulaski Boulevard and Kosciusko Way, , Little Egg Harbor Township

Celebrate Our Revolutionary Legacy - Pulaski in The Defense of Little Egg Harbor Join Us to Honor American history, and the Polish contribution to the American cause, in commemorating the battle of October Fifteenth 1778 Saturday, October 16, 2021, 1 p.m. Pulaski Monument, Little Egg Harbor (Site opens early at 10:00 a.m. for Socially-distanced Meet […]

Baronfest at Historic New Bridge Landing

Historic New Bridge Landing 1201-1209 Main Street, River Edge

Come celebrate Major General Baron von Steuben with the Bergen County Historical Society at our annual Baronfest on Saturday October 16th, 1 pm -5 pm at Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201 Main Street, River Edge NJ. - Sample the finest in craft beers from three Bergen County breweries including, Alementary Brewery, Brix City Brewery, and […]

$15
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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 […]

Ichabod Crane at the Indian King Tavern

The Indian King Tavern Museum 233 Kings Highway, Haddonfield

The Friends of the Indian King Tavern Museum present Neill Hartley, a member of the American Historic Theater, as Ichabod Crane on Saturday, October 16th! Ichabod Crane is one of the most popular figures in English literature and is the protagonist in author Washington Irving’s tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. It’s the story of his rise […]

Watson After Dark

Isaac Watson House 151 Westcott Ave, Hamilton

WATSON AFTER DARK The Founders Committee Isaac Watson House NJDAR State Headquarters Join us for a visit to the historic Watson House, 151 Wescott Ave. - Hamilton, NJ. Located in Mercer County Park, near Tulpehaking Nature Center, off Rte. 206. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 5:30-8:00PM See the house and grounds by candlelight and explore “behind […]

$20
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Ghostly Gatherings at the Hancock House

Hancock House 3 Front Street, Hancocks Bridge

The Friends of the Hancock House Presents: Ghostly Gatherings Tales by the Campfire Friday, October 15th & Saturday, October 16th 7 & 9 PM This is a free outside event, please dress accordingly. BYO cider/hot beverages and blankets are encouraged. All CDC/State health guidelines will be adhered to. Visit the Hancock House; reservations required: 856-935-4373. […]

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Candlelight Tours at White Hill Mansion

White Hill Mansion 217 Fourth St (Burlington St), Fieldsboro

Experience White Hill Mansion in the spookiest of seasons and hear all about the latest hauntings. ​ Purchase Tickets in advance: $15 per person. https://www.whitehillmansion.org/events?fbclid=IwAR1QcbPAlV6NeOHaeaK29Qocgh8gKAlxE89Okv3pdjJ_ZTghl0QKSgJBAD4 ​ Tours last about an hour. ​ Multiple dates available. ​ Not recommended for children under 12 years old.

$15
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Haunted Haddonfield Walking Tours

Greenfield Hall 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield

The Historical Society of Haddonfield is pleased to once again be leading Haunted Haddonfield Walking Tours during October! Tours will be held on October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30, 2021, with a rain date planned for October 31. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the […]

$10

Paranormal Unplugged at the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum

Merchants and Drovers Tavern 1632 St. George Ave., Rahway

Paranormal Unplugged Saturday, October 16, 2021 An evening of interactions and odd occurrences Paranormal investigator Brian Cano returns to the Merchants and Drovers for a most unusual event! Join Brian and special guest Rev. Robyne Marie, along with other metaphysical fanciers to witness old-school divination and spirit-contact methods in action. You do not want to […]

$65 – $125

Gabreil Daveis Tavern Ghost Investigation

Gabreil Daveis Tavern William F. Schuck Lane (4th Avenue & Floodgate Road, Glendora

Spend an evening with the spirits! Saturday Oct. 16 8PM-12AM Join NJROPE Paranormal and come communicate with the spirits that dwell in this historic location. Space limited, $40/person, proceeds help fund education programs.  Call 856-309-5937 for questions and tickets.

$40
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Ghostly Gatherings at the Hancock House

Hancock House 3 Front Street, Hancocks Bridge

The Friends of the Hancock House Presents: Ghostly Gatherings Tales by the Campfire Friday, October 15th & Saturday, October 16th 7 & 9 PM This is a free outside event, please dress accordingly. BYO cider/hot beverages and blankets are encouraged. All CDC/State health guidelines will be adhered to. Visit the Hancock House; reservations required: 856-935-4373. […]

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