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Comparing Country Houses: A Downton Abbey Tour at Wallace House

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage 71 Somerset Street, Somerville, NJ

War and work, family and faith, and the daily duties and delights of domestic life unite the historic houses of King George III’s New Jersey preserved at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage with the country estates of King George V’s England fictionalized at Downton Abbey.   This tour of Wallace House & Old Dutch […]

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Tours of Batsto Village

Batsto Village 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ

      Tours are conducted Wednesday through Sunday        Tours are dependent upon availability of docents       Tours begin at 11AM, 1PM, 2PM & 3PM       Masks / face coverings are required during the tour for all persons       Tours are limited to 10 ( ten ) persons / tour       Tickets must be […]

$3

Washington: A Life in New Jersey – online discussion

Online! NJ

Examine George Washington’s life and legacy in New Jersey, reading along in Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life with a State Park Service historian in a series of virtual monthly meetings. For May 11’s meeting, we follow Gen. Washington into the Revolutionary War through Washington’s Crossing into New Jersey and the Ten Crucial Days at Trenton […]

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Tours of Batsto Village

Batsto Village 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ

      Tours are conducted Wednesday through Sunday        Tours are dependent upon availability of docents       Tours begin at 11AM, 1PM, 2PM & 3PM       Masks / face coverings are required during the tour for all persons       Tours are limited to 10 ( ten ) persons / tour       Tickets must be […]

$3
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Whitall House Open for Tours

Whitall House/Red Bank Battlefield NJ

Tour the Whitall House to learn about what life was like for an 18th-century Quaker family. Adjacent to the house is Red Bank Battlefield and the earthen remains of Fort Mercer. The house and battlefield are part of the Gloucester County Parks system. The park features picnic pavilions and a scenic path along the Delaware […]

“Fears of a Setting Sun” – NJ American Revolution Round Table

Zoom Meeting

Most students of American History have wondered, at various times of trouble, "What would the founders have thought about the state of the country today?" Fears of a Setting Sun, by Dennis C. Rasmussen, professor of political science at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, addresses the concerns that the founders themselves […]

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Tours of Batsto Village

Batsto Village 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ

      Tours are conducted Wednesday through Sunday        Tours are dependent upon availability of docents       Tours begin at 11AM, 1PM, 2PM & 3PM       Masks / face coverings are required during the tour for all persons       Tours are limited to 10 ( ten ) persons / tour       Tickets must be […]

$3
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Whitall House Open for Tours

Whitall House/Red Bank Battlefield NJ

Tour the Whitall House to learn about what life was like for an 18th-century Quaker family. Adjacent to the house is Red Bank Battlefield and the earthen remains of Fort Mercer. The house and battlefield are part of the Gloucester County Parks system. The park features picnic pavilions and a scenic path along the Delaware […]

History Day 2022

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

Visit East Jersey Old Town Village for History Day! Festivities include a vintage baseball game Revolutionary and Civil War soldiers historic gardening and agriculture stone carving a 19th century print shop home and hearth demonstrations live music horse-drawn wagon rides food trucks children's games and crafts and much more! ADA accessible, admission and parking are […]

Free

Blue Hills Encampment and Vermeule Fort – virtual presentation

Online - register for details NJ

In December 1776, Patriot Cornelius Vermeule allowed the construction of a militia post and fort on his plantation in current day North Plainfield – the largest in the area. This encampment was key to protecting the southeastern flank of Washington’s future Middlebrook encampment and played a noteworthy role in the 1777 Battle of Short Hills. […]

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