Hunterdon County, State of NJ



Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014

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.

WE ARE PLANNING OUR 2016 EVENTS - Check it out what we have in planned to Celebrate Hunterdon's Heritage

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

  • Cemetery Cemener Cemetery Cemener The 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 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.
  • Seeing Double? 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 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....
  • 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
  • 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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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!!



October 6th: The Importance of 4-H in Hunterdon - sorry the event has been cancelled
October 17th
: Hunterdon Barn Tour



October 2nd: The Charles Lindbergh Series - Presented by Historian and Author, East Amwell Township Historical Society President Jim Davidson
October 4th: Lacemaking Demonstration - Readington Museums
October 11th: Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market and Tours
October 17th: Barn Dance - Readington Museums
October 17th:
Hunterdon Historical Society Annual Rare Book Sale
October 18th:
Lambertville Historical Society 2015 Autumn House Tour
October 11th: Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market Artisan's Sunday
October 24th:
1759 Vought House Auction
October 24th: Clawson House - Open House
October 25th: Clawson House - Open House


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.


September 30th: More October Hunterdon Heritage and a Taste of Nex Year
September 14th: September Heritage Happenings and October's Offerings!!
August 11th: Sizzling September Heritage Events and August Opportunities Still Available
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....?



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