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.
Cemetery CemenerThe 300th and Hunterdon Historic Society partnered up to present a day long "Cemetery Cemener" on September 19th that included speakers, a panel discussion and outdoor sessions that covered many topics including "How to Clean a Tombstone." More than 75 people attended; next year's should be even bigger!
Hunterdon Barn TourDidn'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.
Seeing Double?County Historian & Author Stephanie Stevens shows 4-H Fair Committee Chair Roger Everitt his photo in her book about Hunterdon's Farm Families "Tillers of the Soil" at this year's Fair.
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 MuseumsClick image to find out more....
Hunterdon's Stone Arch BridgesOne 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 The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation Presents J. Richard Pierce, U.S. Parade Flags (VIDEO)
Agricultural Science and InnovationsCounty 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
Event PhotosTake 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.