On Sunday, February 13 at 1:30 PM, author William L. Kidder will discuss his new book The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis 1754-1836. Born in Amwell Township to a free Black mother, Jacob Francis lived his 82-year life in a world of revolutionary change. He became caught up in the rising […]
GEORGE WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION The Johnson Ferry House at Washington Crossing State Park, New Jersey, cordially invites all interested public to a Washington’s Birthday Celebration, Saturday, February 19 from 1 to 4 pm to commemorate the birthday of our nation’s first president. In the parlor, listen to eighteenth century music that Washington may have known […]
Feb 20, 2022 (Sun) Program on “George Washington Minute by Minute at Monmouth” Held at 2 PM at the Visitor Center Auditorium.
The February 2022 meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Tuesday, February 22 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Registration is required. To register, please visit DCNR’s website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will continue the club’s discussion […]
The Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society presents a virtual Genealogy program, with special guest, Joe Hunter. Space is limited! Please register here: https://forms.gle/Tsr3kQNN8BifnVDt6 Suggested donation of $5 per person. Genealogy: Using Online Resources to Research Your Family History During these challenging times presented by the COVID pandemic, many repositories and research facilities have limited hours, resources […]
March 6, 2022 (Sun) Walking tour of the battlefield. Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.
His Excellency & His Majesty: George Washington and King George III Sundays, March 6, 13, and 20, 2022, 2:30pm Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites, 71 Somerset […]
March 8, 1PM Women in Princeton's History The Mercer County Library, Lawrence Headquarters Branch2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville(609) 883-8294 | mcl.org The Historical Society of Princeton shares the contributions of some of the diverse and influential women in Princeton’s history, including immigrants, enslaved women, working women, and community leaders. These women played key roles in the town’s […]
Washington: A Life in New Jersey Wednesday, March 9, 2020, 7pm Virtual https://www.eventbrite.com/e/248216782077 https://fb.me/e/2dPrbNy4d Examine George Washington’s life and legacy in New Jersey, reading along in Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life with a State Park Service historian in a series of virtual monthly meetings. For March 9’s meeting, we consider the formative role of the […]
The Abraham Staats House is one of the finest surviving buildings from the Dutch Settlement of the Raritan Valley in the 18th century. It began life as a two-room structure housing the first owners, the Staats family, who remained at the homestead for nearly two centuries. Over the centuries the house has been expanded several […]