Uncork History: “Love Unveiled” 

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey

Enjoy our summer series in the garden and join us for Uncork History: Love Unveiled, highlighting our newest exhibit. Afterward, relax in our historic gardens with wine and finger foods […]

$35
Event Series Proprietary House Tours

Proprietary House Tours

Proprietary House 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

On Sundays, June 16th & June 30th, Proprietary House will be open from 1 to 4 PM.  Museum Tours available at 1 PM, 2 PM and 3 PM. Admission: Members - Free […]

$10

New Jersey’s Declarations of Independence: “We think it necessary to declare”

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites 71 Somerset Street, Somerville, New Jersey, United States

Join a dramatic reading with historical discussion of New Jersey’s “Declarations of Independence” featuring documents of the Brunswick Convention of 1774, electing delegates from New Jersey to the First Continental Congress 250 years ago this summer, and the Provincial Congress of 1776. Admission is free. No registration is required. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1485397602357740/

Free

Boxed Lunch and Tour

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey

Every Wednesday this summer, we will offer a boxed lunch add-on for our 11 a.m. guided house or garden tour. The boxed lunch will be served at noon following the tour. Lunch will be served at a picnic table in our lovely garden, which has been reserved just for you!  Reservations for the boxed lunch […]

$35

Independence Day Open House

Proprietary House 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

On Thursday, July 4th at 12 Noon, Proprietary House will host an Independence Day open house reception. Brief comments by local dignitaries. Light refreshments. Gift Shop. Followed by a patriotic procession, departing from Proprietary House at 12:45 PM, to City Hall Circle for the City of Perth Amboy’s official Independence Day Ceremonies, which commence at 1 […]

July Fourth Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Washington's Headquarters Museum 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ, United States

Morristown National Historical Park will celebrate our Declaration of Independence with July Fourth activities beginning at noon on the park’s Washington’s Headquarters grounds, 30 Washington Place. The event will feature a variety of activities, including the promotion of Junior Ranger Programs and interactive demonstrations by reenactors from the 2nd New Jersey regiment. Visitors can join in singing […]

Free

Boxed Lunch and Tour

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey

Every Wednesday this summer, we will offer a boxed lunch add-on for our 11 a.m. guided house or garden tour. The boxed lunch will be served at noon following the tour. Lunch will be served at a picnic table in our lovely garden, which has been reserved just for you!  Reservations for the boxed lunch […]

$35

Songs and Stories of the American Revolution, by Matthew Dodd

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Dressed in colonial clothing and performing rousing period songs and stories, Matthew Dodd will take you back in time to the days of the American Revolution. Mr. Dodd sings and plays the guitar, banjo, mandolin and recorder throughout the show. The outdoor performance will take place at 2 PM at Sullivan’s Grove next to the […]

Revolutionary War to Farewell Tour: Lafayette’s New Jersey

For Bastille Day follow the Marquis de Lafayette through New Jersey as aide to George Washington in the Revolutionary War and as the Nation’s Guest during his Farewell Tour of 1824-25. Learn about upcoming events marking the 200th anniversary of Lafayette’s Farewell tour beginning August 2024, and examine the evidence indicating whether or not “Lafayette […]

Free

Meet Francis Hopkinson

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Stan Saperstein will perform a 45-minute one-man presentation as Francis Hopkinson, New Jersey Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Hopkinson, a member of the congressional Marine Committee, claimed that he had created the stars and stripes.