Join Morven’s Horticulturist Louise Senior as she tours the grounds and gardens looking for signs of Spring. As she says, the earth is waking up, can tree buds, birds, nests, and bugs be far behind? Get outside and enjoy hunting for the first signs of springtime at Morven. Tour begins at Morven’s 19th century Carriage […]
Discover the life of Alexander Scammell, George Washington’s right hand man while stationed at Dey Mansion. Museum Volunteer Thomas Dempsey has spent countless hours following the steps taken by this often forgotten, but pivotal character, of the American Revolution. For more information click here.
Join Seton Hall University Professor Sean Harvey for a lecture on the competition between Alexander Hamilton and Albert Gallatin in the formative years of the American republic. For more information click here.
Come see how to take raw fleece and prepare it for spinning! This event will be an additive of our Living History weekend!
Countdown to America 250 – Dutch Church in Early America Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm at Steuben House, River Edge, NJ by James Hart Brumm While the Dutch were the first Europeans to settle in New York and New Jersey, beginning their New Netherland colony in 1619 and starting the oldest Protestant church […]
Experience history in one of the storied places where it was made! Pinkster is celebrated with a Maypole Dance at 1:30 & 3:00 pm with a participation session during the country dances. Ridley and Anne Enslow are featured on fiddle and hammered dulcimer. In the outkitchen cooks will be naturally dyeing eggs for Pinkster and making oliebollen, […]
Noted author Russell Shorto talks about 6 individuals and their interwoven stories from his most recent book, Revolution Song. The lecture is part of the monthly meeting of the North Jersey American Revolution Round Table and is co-sponsored by the Washington Association of NJ. The public is warmly invited to attend!
In 1741 Dutch homesteader Thomas Bouman erected the building now known as the Bouman-Stickney Farmstead. But just how typical is the building of Dutch architectural design? Find out from architecture historian Christopher Pickell, who will deliver a talk on Dutch design, and lead a tour in and around the buildings. Mr. Pickell has been involved […]