The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President Virtual Lecture

Zoom Meeting

Virtual Lecture with Dr. Matthew Costello: The Property of the Nation October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Free Dr. Matthew Costello, senior historian of the White House Historical Association, will give a free virtual lecture on Sunday, October 17 at 1:30 PM. Costello’s lecture will focus on his 2019 book, The Property of the […]

The Forgotten Victory: Battle of Springfield Lecture at the Durand-Hedden House

Durand-Hedden House & Garden 523 Ridgewood Road, Maplewood, NJ

Sunday, October 17 -- Essex County The Forgotten Victory: The Battle of Springfield of 1780 – Oct. 17th Come to the Durand-Hedden House on Sunday, October 17 to learn about the critical Revolutionary War battle of 1780 that was fought just down the road, in Vauxhall, the Short Hills, Springfield and Connecticut Farms (Union). Historian […]

Witches’ Tea at Peachfield

Peachfield 180 Burrs Road, Westamption, NJ

Join us for a deliciously haunted tea experience as we return to in-person teas at Peachfield! A buffet of homemade tea sandwiches, desserts, and a freshly brewed pot of tea is offered. Eliza Blackheart of the Breckenvale Coven, portrayed by Alisa Dupuy, returns to entertain and share the history of witchcraft and Halloween. Costumes are […]


October Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

Zoom Meeting

The October meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, October 18 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Registration is required. To register, please visit DCNR’s website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Ten […]


Monmouth Battlefield Visitor Center Open

Monmouth Battlefield Visitor Center 16 Highway 33-BR, Manalapan, NJ

The Monmouth Battlefield Visitors Center will be open from Wednesday-Sunday with limited hours and scheduled showings of the museum short movie. Museum Open Wednesday-Sunday: 10AM-11AM, 12PM-1PM, 2PM-3PM Movie showings: 11AM, 1PM, 3PM The gift shop will remain closed.


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 […]


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, the Negro Baseball League in New Jersey and Camden recording artists! Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10am-4pm.


Fennel for Fleas at Rockingham

Rockingham 84 Laurel Avenue/Kingston-Rocky Hill Rd., NJ

18th-century kitchen gardens can be thought of as the supermarkets of their times, but in one’s own backyard. They were filled with plants that provided food for the household (peas and carrots anyone?). But they also provided ingredients for household and personal use, such as for keeping fleas from your bed or cleaning your skin, […]

Wednesday Evening Healthy Hike at Washington Crossing Historic Park

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. At 5:30 PM on October 20, join the park naturalist for a quick-paced 2.5-mile hike along park trails. Prepare yourself by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather. Please email [email protected] to register. The meeting location will be […]

Boos and Booze at Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall Museum 1003 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ

Join Us for the Boos...stay for the Booze! About this event Join us, if you've got the guts! Get ready to enjoy a Fall night out with friends carving and decorating pumpkins! Learn the legend behind the Jack-o-Lantern while you sit back and enjoy some snacks, wine and beer! This boozy fun night will have […]

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