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East Jersey Old Town Village open for visits

East Jersey Old Town Village 1050 River Road, Piscataway, NJ

East Jersey Old Town Village comes alive Wednesday through Sunday with historical interpreters presenting the trades and crafts of the 18th and 19th centuries. Visit reconstructed and replica early American Raritan Valley structures at East Jersey Old Town Village for a view into life in the region’s farm and merchant communities. Buildings include the Indian […]

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William Trent House open for visits

Trent House Museum 15 Market Street, Trenton, NJ

The William Trent House Museum is open for visitors Wednesdays through Sundays, 1:00PM to 4:30pm. Visitors can see how the garden has been redesigned to include plants that New Jersey’s native people would have grown or gathered in the wild and those that enslaved Africans would have cultivated for their own use and for the […]

$5

240th Anniversary of the March to American Independence to Be Celebrated Along D&R Canal in Franklin Township

Millstone Valley Visitor Center 2 Griggstown Causeway, Princeton, NJ

8 Miles of Canal Road Reserved for Walking, Biking, and Revolutionary War Reenactors The Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition (MVPC) is teaming up with Franklin Township on August 28th to commemorate the 700-mile victory march of American and French troops along the Millstone River 240 years ago. Thousands of troops under the American General, George Washington, […]

Celebrating the 240th Anniversary of the March to Yorktown and the Encampment of Washington’s and Rochambeau’s Armies in Trenton

Trent House Museum 15 Market Street, Trenton, NJ

Celebrating the 240th Anniversary of the March to Yorktown and the Encampment of Washington's and Rochambeau's Armies in Trenton ​Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 10 am to 5 pm Just as it was in 1781, the Trent House grounds will host American and French infantry and artillery soldiers. Re-enactors will demonstrate how soldiers in the […]

Stony Brook Walking Tour

Updike Farmstead 354 Quaker Road, NJ

Date/Time Date(s) - August 28, 2021 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Location Updike Farmstead 354 Quaker Road Princeton Before there was a “Princeton,” six Quaker families established a community on the fertile ground along Stony Brook. This 2-mile hike explores the lives of the early settlers and the community they established, while following a portion […]

$10
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East Jersey Old Town Village open for visits

East Jersey Old Town Village 1050 River Road, Piscataway, NJ

East Jersey Old Town Village comes alive Wednesday through Sunday with historical interpreters presenting the trades and crafts of the 18th and 19th centuries. Visit reconstructed and replica early American Raritan Valley structures at East Jersey Old Town Village for a view into life in the region’s farm and merchant communities. Buildings include the Indian […]

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William Trent House open for visits

Trent House Museum 15 Market Street, Trenton, NJ

The William Trent House Museum is open for visitors Wednesdays through Sundays, 1:00PM to 4:30pm. Visitors can see how the garden has been redesigned to include plants that New Jersey’s native people would have grown or gathered in the wild and those that enslaved Africans would have cultivated for their own use and for the […]

$5

Archaeology and the Delaware Indians: A 12,000 Year Odyssey Virtual Lecture

Zoom Meeting

ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE DELAWARE INDIANS, A 12,000 YEAR ODYSSEY This heavily illustrated presentation examines New Jersey’s rich Native American heritage.  It begins with a discussion of the sources archaeologists use to inform their work, including artifacts, archaeological sites, colonial documents, and oral histories.  Then, using a series of case studies the cultural history of the […]

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Musket Firing Demonstration at Washington Crossing State Park

Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, NJ

Musket Firing Demonstration Washington Crossing State Park, Sullivan’s Grove next to Visitor Center 24-Jul 2 pm Description: Interpretive talk of the Christmas Night Crossing and Battle of Trenton followed by Musket Firing. Age: All ages Please call (609) 737-0623

240th Anniversary of the March to Yorktown Celebration in Westfield

385 E Broad St, Westfield, NJ 07090 NJ

Help commemorate the 240th anniversary of the day that French and American troops passed through Westfield on their march to Yorktown, VA. Join revelers at Upper Mindowaskin Park, Broad Street, Westfield on Sunday, Aug. 29 at 11:00AM for a celebration ceremony followed by a parade through downtown. Meet historical interpreters representing the troops and cheer […]

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