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Hunterdon County, State of NJ

HUNTERDON COUNTY
300th


300 YEARS OF HISTORY

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
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2014 was a wonderful year celebrating our 300th Year - thank you so much for the overwhelming participation in the many events that took place. We hope you had an enjoyable time. A huge thank you to our incredible sponsors, volunteers and committee members for all of your support.

We had such a huge success in 2014 we have decided to continue our efforts to bring these programs to you for as long as we can. For 2015 Our Hunterdon History and Heritage theme is HUNTERDON'S AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE - join us as we celebrate. We hope to see you at one of our great events. Municipalities and other special partners are also invited to add their heritage events to our calendar - so please take a look to see what they will be offering as well.

If you have any questions please email 300info@co.hunterdon.nj.us or call us at 908-788-2030.

  • Celebrating Hunterdon's Agricultural Heritage at Unionville Vineyard Celebrating Hunterdon's Agricultural Heritage at Unionville Vineyard at Unionville Vineyard, Anne and Ridley Enslow entertained guests with historical drinking songs from the 18th century. A discussion and tour of the vineyard on grape growing and wine making in Hunterdon preceded their performance
  • Tour Hunterdon's Museums Tour Hunterdon's Museums Click image to find out more....
  • Music Under the Stars Music Under the Stars Free Concert Series sponsored by the Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Recreaction, June 25th to August 13th
  • Stephanie Steven's new lecture Stephanie Steven's new lecture on ALL ROADS LEAD TO PITTSTOWN - Thursday, July 30th at Faith Chapel Wesleyan Church, Annanadale 7:30pm
  • Hunterdon's Stone Arch Bridges Hunterdon's Stone Arch Bridges One of the thing that makes rural Hunterdon so picturesque is the amount of Stone Arch Bridges that are found throughout the county. In fact, Hunterdon has more Stone Arch Bridges than any other county in America! See the inventory here and take a drive and find them for yourself!
  • J. Richard Pierce, U.S. Parade Flags J. Richard Pierce, U.S. Parade Flags The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation Presents J. Richard Pierce, U.S. Parade Flags (VIDEO)
  • Agricultural Science and Innovations Agricultural Science and Innovations County Historian John Kuhl will be presenting a new lecture on "The Agricultural Science and Innovations of Hunterdon County" on August 12th at 7 pm at the Main Branch of the County Library
  • Cemetery "Cemener" Cemetery "Cemener" The Hunterdon Historical Society and 300th will be presenting a Cemetery "Cemener" on Saturday, September 19th at the Flemington Presbyterian Church
  • 'Tour' Hunterdon's Heritage 'Tour' Hunterdon's Heritage thorugh the Art of Dan Campanelli - September 20th. Don't miss this chance to see our world reknowned local artist's work and learn about Hunterdon's Heritage.
  • Hunterdon Barn Tour Hunterdon Barn Tour Didn't get a chance to join our intrepid tour guide, George Conard on one of our 2 farm tours last year? Here's your chance! This year, George will be joined by nationally recognized barn architecture expert Jeff Marshall (pictured here) on a county-wide tour of Hunterdon's best examples of English, Dutch and German barns! October 17th.
  • Event Photos Event Photos Take a quick tour of some of the wonderful events held this past year. Feel free to share yours with us by emailing them to us at 300info@co.hunterdon.nj.us
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MUNICIPAL BOUNDRIES PRESENTATION:

CLICK on the MAP IMAGE BELOW for a Detailed Presentation on
How the County's Municipal Boundary Lines Have Changed Over the Years.

Hunterdon - Then and Now!!


The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation has produced a video about Richard Pierce's flag collection; Richard, an amazing volunteer for lucky historical organizations including the Red Mill, Morven Museum and the 300th, discusses the important history of our great Nation's flag.

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RESERVATION TICKETS AVAILABLE:

August 12th: Hunterdon's Agricultural Scientific Discoveries and Innovations
August 26th: Great Tomato Tasting Early Bird Special
September 19th: Second Annual Cemetery "Cemener": Early Farm Burial Grounds in Hunterdon County

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SPECIAL PARTNER EVENTS:

July 27th: Monday Mornings at the Museum for Children - Bauman-Stickney Farmstead
July 30th: All Roads Lead to Pittstown, Franklin Township Rural Awareness Committee - PRESS RELEASE
July 30th: Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Recreation Music Under the Stars Concert Series
July 31st: The History and Archaeology of Rowlands Mills, a Nineteenth-Century Roadside Village Beside the South Branch A Readington Museums Summer Series Lecture
August 1st: East Amwell Historical Society Garden Tour
August 2nd
: Tour de Farm Bike Tour, Hunterdon County www.tourdefarmnj.com
August 6th: Music Under the Stars Concert Series: Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Recreation
August 13th: Music Under the Stars Concert Series: Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Recreation
August 28th: Lenape Program A Readington Museums Summer Series Lecture

JOIN OUR BLOG:

July 23rd: July and August Heritage Calendar Highlights -- Dog Days of Summer, but Great Events!!
June 21st
: Music, Wine, Songs and More in June and July!
May 30th: A Big Day in the Clintons and Our June Calendar
April 21st: Our April Lecture Coming Soon! Plus in Vino, Veritas?!
April 8th: April Hunterdon Heritage Happenings
March 8th: March Miscellany
January 27th: Miss Us? More Fun in our 301st Year!
January 1st: 301st Fun Fact --- and More Fun....?

 

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT:

Our Sponsors

The Hunterdon County Tricentennial is a Federal 501C3 Not For Profit Organization: Tax returns available upon request.

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