www.hunterdon300th.org
Hunterdon County, State of NJ

CELEBRATING
HUNTERDON COUNTY
HERITAGE


304 YEARS OF HISTORY

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
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The Hunterdon 300th Proudly Announces Our History and Heritage Theme for 2018: WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE! Join us for a year of exploring the many facets of how water has affected Hunterdon's history -- from the migration of the Europeans using the Delaware and Raritan Rivers, to the Great Flood of '55, to Lenape encampments along the rivers, to our historic mills and ferries, the importance of the D&R Canal, the history of the reservoirs and so much more. A year of fun events, trips and talks.

2014 was a wonderful year celebrating Hunterdon County's 300TH BIRTHDAY. We had such a huge success in 2014 we decided to continue our efforts to bring these programs to you for as long as we can.

In 2015 our Hunterdon History and Heritage theme was HUNTERDON'S AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE.

2016 we celebrated Hunterdon's Heritage and THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR IN HUNTERDON.

Our 2017 Lectures and Events have the theme of  HUNTERDON AT WAR:  THE HOME FRONT FROM THE FRENCH-INDIAN WAR TO THE WAR ON TERRORISM.

Municipalities and other special partners have been invited to add their heritage events to our calendar.

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

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  • Upcoming Ticketed Events Upcoming Ticketed Events Most events are FREE, but reservations are required
  • Order one of our beautiful throws Order one of our beautiful throws
  • Revolutionary War Flag Note Cards Revolutionary War Flag Note Cards
  • 300th T-Shirt 300th T-Shirt
  • A highlight of 2014's gifts from the Hunterdon Tricentennial Committee to the people of Hunterdon County was the purchase of the Deborah Kugler Signature Quilt from a private collector outside of New Jersey. The quilt was donated to the Hunterdon County Historical Society
  • 2014 Anniversary Event Photos 2014 Anniversary Event Photos Take a quick tour of some of the wonderful events held during our 300th Anniversary Celebration.
  • 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!

     

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!!


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UPCOMING EVENTS
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April 17: Six 19th Century Bridges to Pennsylvania
April 29: Life Along the South Branch: Between Clinton and Flemington May 1: History of Shad Fishing
May 12: SPLASH BOAT Trip on the Delaware (Tentative; Rain Date, Sunday, May 19th)
May 15: Devastation on the Delaware:  The Flood of 1955

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UPCOMING EVENTS SPONSORED BY OUR SPECIAL PARTNERS

April 13: The Dark Side of the Sourlands
April 14: Raritan Township Local Historians Committee - History of Raritan Township
April 19: Hunterdon County Historical Society's Manuscript Collections Workshop
April 27: On this Day...The Forgotten Soldiers of Hunterdon County in the War of 1812
May 6: Readington Museums 18th Century Ice Cream/Making
May 19: Readington Museums Barn Dance

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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.

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT:

Our Sponsors

 

A huge thank you to our incredible sponsors, volunteers and committee members for all of your support.

JOIN OUR BLOG:

March 28, 2018: Our Theme Predicted March, 2018! "Water,Water Everywhere!"
February 18, 2018: Slavery in Hunterdon and Our First 4 Talks on our 2018 History Theme: WATER!
January 27, 2018: 300th's 2018 Heritage Series: Water, Water Everywhere!!

 

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

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