Country Living Fair at Batsto Village

Batsto Village 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ

This event is held annually in the Fall. This year it is scheduled to occur on Sunday October 17, 2021 from 10 am to 4:00 pm. There will be something […]

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Camden County Historical Society Museum Open for Tours

Camden County Historical Society 1900 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ

​The Camden County Historical Society Museum is once again open for tours! Stop by to see our new exhibits on Native Americans in Camden, the Revolutionary War in Camden County, […]

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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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Boxwood Hall Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Boxwood Hall 1073 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ

Prominent American statesmen of the late 18th and early 19th centuries had ties to this handsome Georgian house. In 1772, it became the home of Elias Boudinot, who served as a President of the Continental Congress. For a year during Boudinot’s residency, young Alexander Hamilton lived at Boxwood Hall while he attended school in Elizabethtown. […]

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Drake House Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Drake House Museum NJ

The Nathaniel Drake House, headquarters of the Historical Society of Plainfield, was built in 1746. Nestled within the towers and slate roof is the original farmhouse once used as George Washington’s headquarters during the Battle of Short Hills, June 25, 1777. In 1864, John S. Harberger, a New York City bank president, enlarged and embellished […]

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Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Open for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Merchants and Drovers Tavern 1632 St. George Ave., Rahway, NJ

As a Tavern and Stagecoach stop, this early 19th-century hotel was the scene of auctions, public meetings, elections, business transactions, entertainment, horse breeding and a host of other activities. The handsome Federal style inn contains a taproom, two parlors, 12 bedrooms and a kitchen wing with a working fireplace. Originally a house and store, the […]

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Osborn Cannonball House Open House for Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend

Osborn Cannonball House 1840 East Front Street, Scotch Plains, NJ

The white clapboard Osborn Cannonball House is a small jewel in the center of Scotch Plains. Brick walks, an arbor and formal gardens surrounded by a white board fence give this property a “Williamsburg” feel. Its location, adjacent to the town green and across from the Stage House Inn, adds to its interest. Inside, four […]

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