Bert Dunkerly Lecture

Proprietary House 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

On Friday, June 14th at 7 PM, Proprietary House will welcome renowned author and historian, Bert Dunkerly, to Proprietary House for a lecture on the important role that Central Jersey played […]

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 […]

Free
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

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

Sunset Stroll

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey

Promenade Liberty Hall's property under the backdrop of a crimson sky and the setting summer sun, a perfect Sunset Stroll. Program Fee: $10.00 per ticket, free for museum members Liberty Hall Museum & Arboretum Contact: [email protected] or 908-527-0400

$10

Arrest of the Royal Governor

Proprietary House 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

On Sunday, June 23rd at 1 PM and 3:30 PM, "Arrest of the Royal Governor" will be reenacted (two performances).  Admission: Members $5 / Non-Members $10 / 12 & Under $1. This event is very popular, so advance ticket purchase is suggested.  Following each reenactment, light refreshments will be served in the colonial wine cellar and […]

$10

African American Soldiers in the Revolution, with Algernon Ward

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

Join Reenactor Algernon Ward and learn about African American soldiers and their important role in the War for Independence. Mr. Ward is commander of the First Rhode Island Regiment — one of the first integrated regiments in the American military. He portrays African American soldiers from major conflicts throughout American history.

Free

“New Jersey – A 360˚ View” for New Jersey’s 360th Birthday

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

Midsummer 2024 brings the 250th anniversary of the Quebec Act, propelling British North America closer into the American Revolution, and the 360th anniversary of New Jersey's indenture, establishing New Jersey as an English colony. This afternoon lecture for Midsummer's Eve explores both anniversaries with close readings of the New Jersey Indenture of 1664 and the […]

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