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Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Village Inn House Tour

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

Village Inn, Main and Water Streets (Rt 527 & Tr 522)
Englishtown, NJ United States
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The Village Inn will be open for tours presented by the Battleground Historical Society from 1:00pm-3:00pm on the third Sunday of every month. *Winter months weather permitting. More information click here.

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1761 Brearley House Tour

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

Brearley House, 100 Meadow Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 United States
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Join us for a free tour of the historic 1761 Brearley House and grounds. Visitors can explore the house and 40 acres of surrounding park land, which is suitable for a picnic lunch. Easy access to the Lawrence-Hopewell Trail and the Delaware and Raritan Canal towpath make the house a nice stopping point or a destination of its own for hikers and bikers. The house is also a host location for Passport to your National Parks stamps. Stamps and Passport…

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Morven Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Morven, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Join the fun at Morven's free Harvest Festival, to celebrate the apple, Richard “the Duke” Stockton’s cider, and the site's heritage cooks. Learn about Morven’s apple orchards and the activities popular around harvest time in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, including hands on demonstrations from costumed reenactors, 18th century children’s games, live period music, and dances, and take home crafts for all ages.

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18th Century Field Day and Annual Jonas Cattell Run at Red Bank Battlefield

Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Red Bank Battlefield Park, 100 Hessian Ave.
National Park, NJ 08063 United States
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Enjoy battle reenactments, colonial demonstrators, vendors, food, and fun! Learn about the Battle of Red Bank and why New Jersey is called “The Crossroads of the American Revolution.” Tour the Whitall House and visit with our hearth cookers preparing delicious fall-inspired food. Cheer on the Jonas Cattell Run participants at the finish line. Fun, food, and activities for everyone! Free Admission. For more information call 856-853-5120.

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DAR Van Bunschooten Museum Tour

Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Sunday, October 13, 2019

An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Sunday, October 27, 2019

DAR Van Bunschooten Museum, 1097 Route 23
Wantage, NJ 07461 United States
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Visitors to the DAR Van Bunschooten House enjoy ten rooms filled with an impressive collection of period antiques, many of which were donated by the original family, and used in the home. Items in the collection span a range from 1787 to 1860, and include clothing, quilts and woven coverlets, furniture, oil paintings, cookware and china, wagons, and farm implements. The library has approximately 900 volumes and is used for local historical and genealogical research. The museum is open for…

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Revolutionary Rivals Talk & Tailgate: Rutgers & Princeton in Colonial New Jersey

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage, 71 Somerset Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is the birthplace of college football and the Old Dutch Parsonage is the birthplace of Rutgers. Long before Rutgers and Princeton met in the first college football game they already shared a deep history rooted in New Jersey and the American Revolution. Before rooting for the Scarlet Knights on Saturday, November 2, visit the Old Dutch Parsonage for talk and tailgate to learn about the Revolutionary rivalry shared between New Jersey’s colonial colleges.…

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Scouts, Spies and Soldiers: A Revolutionary Adventure at Liberty Hall

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Liberty Hall Museum, 1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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$15

In this exciting program, children will learn how Revolutionary era spies used codes, dead drops and ciphers to convey military intelligence. Children will follow clues to find a secret message from General Washington hidden on the trails of Liberty Hall! They will learn how to use the pig-pen code and also discover the important role women played during the American Revolution. Afterwards, everyone will create and take home a secret code book! Light refreshments will be served. Recommended for ages…

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Songs of 18th Century America – Linda Russell at Fort Lee Historic Park

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Lee Historic Park, Hudson Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024 United States
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Listen to the music of the Revolutionary era and enjoy a crisp fall afternon as musician Linda Russell shares Songs of 18th Century America at Fort Lee Historical Park. Apple cider and donuts will be available to round out the experience.

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Walking Tour of the Battle of Monmouth

Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 1, 2019

Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 16 Highway 33-BR
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States
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Take a walking tour of the Battle of Monmouth and learn about the longest battle in the American Revolution. Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30pm. For more information click here.

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Light and Life in the Colonies Tour

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

The Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Tour the Old Barracks Museum in the evening twilight to discover first-hand how light and darkness affected daily activities, work, and entertainment in the 18th century. The Museum will open at 6:45 p.m. and tours will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5 and Tuesday, November 19. Availability of light varied among social class and rank. This 45 minute tour is not simply "Barracks-by-night," but instead focuses on life after sunset before electricity. See how access to light was…

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