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New Self-Guided Walking Tour Brings Flemington’s History to Life

The Flemington Community Partnership and the Hunterdon County Historical Society have produced a new, free self-guided walking tour of historic Flemington—one of New Jersey’s most historic square miles—that is now available in an eight-page brochure and online here. The 30-stop tour covers one-square-mile area and is designed to be walked in less than an hour. […]

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Crossroads Testifies on 250th Planning at State Senate Hearing

Crossroads Executive Director Janice Selinger and Past Chair Patrick Murray offered perspectives on planning for the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution during a July 26 hearing of the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee.  The hearing, chaired by Senator James Beach (LD 6 – Cherry Hill) and held at the Old Barracks […]

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Thank You- 2018 Revolutionary Spirit Night

Huzzah and Thank You to all who participated in Crossroads’ “2018 Revolutionary Spirit Night.” Thanks to all of you for bringing the spirits of 1776 alive once again to TD Bank Ballpark, site of the Middlebrook Encampment. Highlights from the night included General George Washington taking the mound in dramatic fashion to throw out the […]

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The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House Earn 2018 Somerset County Historic Preservation and History Award

Congratulations to our heritage partner, the Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House, on a job well done!  The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House have earned a 2018 Somerset County Historic Preservation and History Award from the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission (SCC&HC). The award recognizes the Friends’ “outstanding contributions to the enhancement of […]

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Crossroads’ Heritage Partner is Newest Excursion Destination for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Congratulations to the Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization on becoming the newest excursion destination for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Travelers will now have the opportunity to tour and explore historic Elizabeth. According to the press release “Passengers disembarking from Cape Liberty Cruise Port will no longer have to wait hours until their flight out of EWR, […]

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Exhibitors Wanted for Princeton Battlefield Society’s Young Patriots’ Day 

The Princeton Battlefield Society is designing a special event for September 23rd called “Young Patriots’ Day.” This event will be geared towards school-age children and their families and will focus on colonial life and the American Revolution through a number of educational pods and exhibits that will include reenactors, 18th century demonstrations, George Washington and Ben […]

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Crossroads’ Rev. Neighbor, Jacob Francis Focus of New Article By Larry Kidder

Crossroads’ Revolutionary Neighbor, Jacob Francis is the focus of a new article just published in the Journal of the American Revolution. “The American Revolution of Private Jacob Francis,” by author and historian Larry Kidder, gives an in depth look at the life of this Hunterdon County Private and highlights his  navigation “through the changing rights […]

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