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The Museum at Buccleuch Mansion Open Houses

Come and visit the Museum at Buccleuch Mansion- be sure to check out their collection of children’s toys from ‘days past’. The late 1730’s mansion is fully restored and the first and second floors are open to the public. Rooms represent the various periods of the families that lived in the house, with Colonial, Victorian […]

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Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Lab 2019: Exploring Collections- Aug. 5-9

Calling all history and museum-lovers for a one-week, hands on workshop- registration is open! Under the direction of a professional archaeologist, an archivist, and a published history author, participants will learn about what sorts of historical items museums collect, how we learn from them, and how we can preserve them – using actual historical materials […]

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250th Update session scheduled for July 24

Members of New Jersey’s history and heritage community are invited to join Crossroads and the New Jersey Historical Commission for our next update on planning efforts for the state’s commemoration of the nation’s 250th anniversary. The next 250th update session will be held on July 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Camden County […]

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250th planning update announces Site Assessment team, progress on initiatives

Members of the Revolutionary heritage community met at Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown on April 30 for a quarterly update on plans for New Jersey’s commemoration of the 250th anniversary of American independence. New Jersey Historical Commission Executive Director Sara Cureton and Crossroads Executive Director Janice Selinger updated the assembled group on developments since the […]

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Crossroads, Partners Preserve Bridgewater Middlebrook Encampment/W3R Site

A Somerset County site where Continental Army troops once camped will be forever preserved thanks in part to Crossroads of the American Revolution’s contribution of its New Jersey Green Acres acquisition funding. Located near the intersection of Foothill and Steele Gap Roads in Bridgewater, the 36-acre site was part of the Middlebrook Encampment, as well […]

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