Old Dutch New Year First Day Hike: Jerseyman’s New Year in Virginia, 1774

Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage 71 Somerset Street, Somerville, New Jersey

Enjoy an afternoon walk along Somerville's Peters Brook Greenway and Main Street. Along the way we read passages from the Journal of Philip Vickers Fithian for a Jerseyman in Virginia's account of New Year's Day 1774, unknowingly on the eve of the American Revolution.  Wear sturdy footgear and dress for the weather. Bring water and […]