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HUNTERDON COUNTY TRICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
300 YEARS OF HISTORY

MAY 2015 EVENTS CALENDAR

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
EVENTS FUNDRAISERS VOLUNTEER PRESS PHOTOS CONTACT US
ABOUT THE ARTISTS, LECTURERS AND FUNDRAISING PARTNERS AT OUR EVENTS
JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL
MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST
SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER

SPECIAL PARTNER EVENT:

May 3rd: Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum Open House
May 16th: Bus Tour and Lunch to Historic Bethlehem, PA with the Raritan Township Historical Commission
May 16th-17th: Delaware Valley Herb Society Sale at the Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead
May 17th: East Amwell Township Historical Society Presents Archaeologist and Archivist Jim Wade, who will discuss the Delaware-Lenape Indians
May 17th: Union Forge Heritage Association Presents: A Special Lecture on the History of Colonial "Kitchin" Gardens
May 30th: 150th Anniversary Celebration - Main Street Block Party - Celebrate Clinton
May 30th: The American Revolution on the home Front - 1759 Vought House

LEGEND:
ORANGE = Lectures PURPLE = Special Event BLUE = Performances GREEN = Reenactment  PINK = Municipal Event
RED = Tour LIME = Headquarters Open BURGUNDY = Committee Meetings TEAL = Childrens' Programs
$ = Cost for Event T = Ticket Required R = Reservation Required (FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIC - SPECIFIC DETAILS WILL BE POSTED FOR EACH EVENT)
  Click to See Entire Calendar of Events
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HOLCOMBE-JIMISON FARMSTEAD MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE
(Download Flyer)
Come and see what has been accomplished at the Farmstead. We have several new items on display; an 1824 hand press printer plus a “Turtle” donated by the Thomas Family of the Hunterdon County Democrat. John Thomas will be demonstrating how these objects were used at the Democrat. Tractors will be on display. A Good Old Fashioned Social will be held at 3pm. Beverages and hand cranked ice cream will be avaialbe. Children can play with some old fashioned toys and make bracelets on a rope machine. Candle Making will be available to all to try.
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead, 1605 Daniel Bray Hwy, Lambertville
1pm to 4pm
Free

 

 

   

 

   

 

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TRICENTENNIAL VOLUNTEERS MEETING
Public Welcome to Attend.
3 Chorister Place, Flemington
7pm - 9pm

   

BUS TOUR AND LUNCH IN HISTORIC BETHLEHEM, PA
Join the Raritan Township Historical Commission for a wonderful deluxe coach bus tour trip to Bethlehem, PA.  Historic Bethlehem, PA guides will lead 2 small groups of 15 attendees per group on a walking tour of the old Moravian settlement to see the architecture of many historic buildings.  The group will then have a great lunch at the fabulous Hotel Bethlehem which will include a house salad, choice of entree, coffee, tea or iced tea and a special "Chef's Choice" seasonal dessert.  Following lunch, everyone will will cross the street and stop at the Moravian Book Store, the oldest bookstore in North America -- so much more than a bookstore -- before boarding the awaiting bus and heading back to Flemington.
Limited to 30 people. Please wear comfortable walking shoes!
All inclusive trip (bus, lunch and guided tour) $75.  A cash bar for wine and beer is available during lunch.
Tickets on sale at the Raritan Township Municipal Building beginning on Monday, March 30th. 
For further information, call Pete Kinsell at (908) 797-3291.

DELAWARE VALLEY HERB SOCIETY
A Delaware Valley Herb Society Herb Sale at the
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead. A very well attended sale, come early to get your
favorite herbs. 121 different varieties. Plant list is available on the DVHS Website
Holcombe Jimison Farmstead
1605 Daniel Bray Hwy, Lambertville


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DELAWARE LENAPE INDIANS
The East Amwell Historical Society will welcome archaeologist and archivist Jim Wade, who will discuss the Delaware-Lenape Indians.
DOWNLOAD FLYER FROM THE EAST AMWELL TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY
East Amwell Municipal Building, 1070 Route 202/31, Ringoes.
No reservations are required.
609-644-2492
A $5.00 donation at the door is appreciated.

UNION FORGE HERITAGE ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:
A SPECIAL LECTURE ON THE HISTORY OF COLONIAL GARDENS

(download flyer)

Join us at the historic 1760
Jos. Turner House for a special lecture by Master Gardener Ruth Claus.
Ruth takes her audience on an imaginary stroll through colonial “kitchin” or herb
gardens that were necessary for early settlers. Discover
lost gardening methods and how women used herbs to provide food, clothing, medicine and comfort for their families.
1-2pm
Union Forge
117 Van Sykel's Road, Hampton
$10 suggested donation
Email: UFHAN for additional information

DELAWARE VALLEY HERB SOCIETY
A Delaware Valley Herb Society Herb Sale at the
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead. A very well attended sale, come early to get your
favorite herbs. 121 different varieties. Plant list is available on the DVHS Website

Holcombe Jimison Farmstead
1605 Daniel Bray Hwy, Lambertville

   

 

   

 

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TOWN OF CLINTON - CELEBRATE CLINTON BLOCK PARTY
150TH Anniversary

Rain or  shine
From the Red Mill Museum Village all the way to the Clinton Fire Department
Music, vendors, pony rides, magic shows, beer garden, food, food, food, Face painting and the New Jersey Hall of Fame! 
Tethered Hot air balloon rides! 
Visit the Celebrate Clinton Website for additional information

($) THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION ON THE HOME FRONT.
Join The 1759 Vought House, in partnership with the NJ Historical Commission, in a day-long conference featuring a keynote by James Gigantino author of The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865.  In addition, there will be morning and afternoon panels.  Registration fee includes morning refreshments and lunch.
Clinton Township Middle School  
More info to follow ion this calendar and at 1759VoughtHouse.org

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