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Saturday, December 26, 2020

Virtual Hogmanay by the Trent House Museum

Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$10

Battle of Trenton Day, 1 pm - Hogmanay presented by the Trent House Museum ​Hogmanay is the traditional Scottish celebration of the New Year and annually the Trent House Museum recognizes the heritage of William Trent, who immigrated to the English colonies from Scotland in the late 1600s, with our own version of the celebration. This year’s program will feature a concert of Scottish music that American colonists would have heard around the time of the Revolutionary War. Among the…

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The Real Story of the Battle of Trenton

Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Battle of Trenton Day, 2 pm - The Real Story of the Battle of Trenton Tune in as Asher Lurie, Chief of Historical Interpretation, details the history of the Battle of Trenton as it really happened, on the day of the First Battle of Trenton. Tune in on Zoom or Facebook Live. Register online.

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Blacks at the Battle of Trenton

Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Battle of Trenton Day, 3 pm - Blacks at the Battles of Trenton Algernon Ward Jr. of Trenton will provide a presentation on the topic of "Blacks at The Battles of Trenton" which will explore the roles of African Americans in the operation of The Old Barracks as a home for soldiers and a military hospital. Tune in on Zoom or Facebook Live. Register online.

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Larry Kidder on “Revolutionary Princeton, 1774-1783: The Biography of an American Town in the Heart of a Civil War”

Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Battle of Trenton Day, 5 pm - Author Talk: Larry Kidder on "Revolutionary Princeton, 1774-1783: The Biography of an American Town in the Heart of a Civil War” Join historian Larry Kidder as he discusses his new book "Revolutionary Princeton, 1774-1783: The Biography of an American Town in the Heart of a Civil War”. This book details the lives of Princetonians who lived in the town during the Revolutionary War, and continues the histories detailed in Mr. Kidder’s other works:…

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Don Hagist on “Noble Volunteers: The British Soldiers Who Fought the American Revolution”

Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Battle of Trenton Day, 7 pm - Author Talk: Don Hagist on "Noble Volunteers: The British Soldiers Who Fought the American Revolution" Join historian Don Hagist as he discusses his new book “Noble Volunteers: The British Soldiers Who Fought the American Revolution” which brings life to these soldiers, describing the training, experiences, and outcomes of British soldiers who fought during the Revolution. Drawing on thousands of military records and other primary sources in British, American, and Canadian archives, and the…

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Christmas Tours: Deck the Halls: Fifty Years of Christmas Decorations at Liberty Hall

Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 27, 2020

Liberty Hall Museum, 1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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$12

Christmas Tours: Deck the Halls: Fifty Years of Christmas Decorations Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, November 27-December 27 Take a guided tour of Liberty Hall Museum and explore how Christmas decorations have changed over the decades for the first half of the 20th century. Experience how the Kean family decorated their home, and witness the real decorations they left behind for all of us to see! Tour times: On the hour, every hour. First tour: 10:00am; last tour: 3:00pm Tickets must…

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Holiday Afternoon Tea at Liberty Hall

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Liberty Hall Museum, 1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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$42

Holiday Afternoon Tea: Tuesdays, December 1, 8, 15, and 22 and Thursdays, December 3, 10, 17, and 29 Back for the holiday season! In the grand tradition of Mary Alice Kean, the last lady of the house, join Liberty Hall for its exquisite Afternoon Tea, served every week in the month of December.  Our tremendously popular tea service includes a sumptuous selection of scones, assorted pastries, traditional finger sandwiches, and the freshest of fruit, concludes with an intimate, guided tour…

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

Monmouth Battlefield Walking Tour

Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 1:30 pm

One event on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 16 Highway 33-BR
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States
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Free

January 3, 2021 1:30PM Monmouth Battlefield Walking tour of the battlefield (weather permitting) Meet at Visitor Center at 1:30 PM.

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The Affair at Cedar Bridge – 238th anniversary event

Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cedar Bridge Tavern, 200 Old Halfway Road
Barnegat, NJ United States
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A ceremony commemorating the last documented land engagement of the American Revolution, December 27, 1782. After searching for the notorious Captain John Bacon, Captain Richard Shreve of Burlington County Light Horse and Captain Edward Thomas of the Mansfield militia stopped with their men to refresh themselves at a nearby tavern. Bacon and his band of Loyalists surprised the Burlington militia and blocked their escape. As the militia gained the advantage, they were fired upon unexpectedly by a party of locals,…

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Friends of Monmouth Battlefield: Who Was Alexander Hamilton? Talk

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monmouth County Library / Archives, 125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan, NJ United States
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Free

January 13, 2021 7pm Monmouth County Library General Meeting. Program on “Who was Alexander Hamilton?” Meeting held at 7 PM at the main branch of the Monmouth County Library, Symmes Drive, Manalapan. (if open)

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