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Hardenbergh Hikes through History: New Jersey’s Artist and Ornithologist at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage

Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Free

Hardenbergh Hikes through History: New Jersey’s Artist and Ornithologist at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites

71 Somerset Street, Somerville, NJ 08876
[email protected] (908) 725-1015

Sundays at 3pm, August 1, August 8, August 22, August 29, September 1, September 22, and September 29.

Explore the Jersey Dutch roots of New Jersey’s turn-of-the-century artist and ornithologist Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh.

 

Artist and ornithologist Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh depicted the wildlife and landscapes of the Jersey Shore at the turn of the twentieth century but his own roots in the Garden State stem back to the Jersey Dutch and the American Revolution.

This special historic houses tour goes indoors and outdoors at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage to explore the Jersey Dutch origins of the Hardenbergh and Rutgers families, the academic tradition of New Jersey’s colonial colleges that encouraged Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh’s ornithology, and the landscapes preserved in New Jersey State Parks & Forests today that inspired Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh’s art.

Complement this tour with visits to In Nature’s Realm: The Art of Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh on exhibit at Morven Museum & Garden, Princeton now through January 9, 2022 and Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse on exhibit at New Jersey State Museum, Trenton.

 

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Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage
71 Somerset Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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