www.hunterdon300th.org Hunterdon County, State of NJ

2019 CELEBRATING HUNTERDON'S HISTORIC
HOMETOWNS AND HAMLETS


305 YEARS OF HISTORY

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
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2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL
MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST
SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER

FEATURED EVENTS

April 02: Stanton Stories
April 6:  Walking Tour of the Town of Clinton
April 13: Hunterdon Settlement Pattern Series Lecture - The Immigration of European Jews to Hunterdon County
April 16:  The History of Flemington Borough
April 27:  Walking Tour of Four Delaware Township Hamlets
April 28:  Walking Tour of Mountainville
April 30:  The History of High Bridge

SPECIAL PARTNER EVENTS

NOTHING AT THIS TIME

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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)
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STANTON STORIES
This 55-minute documentary entails 8 interviews of people that had or have lived in Stanton their entire lives.  The interviews cover a 35-year period of life in Stanton from 1915 to 1950 including stories about schooling in a one-room school house, economics, the area in general, why they stayed, famous people who lived there and more - a kinder and simpler time.  The founding and history of the hamlet is also documented by County Historian Stephanie Stevens.  This film was produced in 2008 and is a gem of preserved history.
As with any 300th movie screening, there will be appropriate, free movie refreshments!
Free.
7 pm
Main Branch of the County Library
Reservations Required.

 

   

WALKING TOUR OF THE TOWN OF CLINTON
Rain Date is 4/7
details to coming soon

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HUNTERDON SETTLEMENT PATTERN SERIES LECTURE: THE IMMIGRATION OF EUROPEAN JEWS TO HUNTERDON COUNTY
Join Hunterdon County Historian Stephanie Stevens for a talk on turn of the 19th Century Hunterdon and how a people caught up in the turmoil of Europe immigrated to America and found peace in Hunterdon County.  The story of egg farms, merchants and faith.  Stephanie will be available to sign her newest book, published by the Hunterdon 300th, following the talk.
Free.
Refreshments follow.
2 pm
Main Branch of the County Library
314 Route 12, Flemington
Reservations recommended.

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THE HISTORY OF FLEMINGTON BOROUGH
7 pm
Main Branch of the County Library
314 Route 12, Flemington
Free. Refreshments follow. 
Reservations recommended.
details coming soon

 

   

 

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WALKING TOUR OF FOUR DELAWARE TOWNSHIP HAMLETS
Join us to learn about the fascinating, historic Delaware Township villages of Locktown, Raven Rock Rosemont and Sand Brook and explore the beautiful nooks and crannies of rural Hunterdon County in the process!
On these mini-tours you will discover which one is an ancient mill village,  which one has had a book written about it,  which one had a baby chick hatchery, and which one had church divisions that gave it its name.  
There will be time for you to take a lunch break at the famous Sergeantsville Inn or grab a bite at another area eatery.  Each walk is limited to 20 people.  Reservations are required for the morning walks of Raven Rock & Rosemont and/or the afternoon walks of Sand Brook & Locktown.  Reserve for one or both!
Morning session runs 9:30 am to 11:45 am.  Afternoon session runs 1:30 pm to 3:45 pm.  Rain date is Sunday, April 28th.

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WALKING TOUR OF MOUNTAINVILLE
Come hear the history of what was originally known as Bulls Head, where the confluence of 3 streams allowed Mountainville to take advantage of the power of water and where the Potter family became an influential family.  We’ll see the former one-room school, the local general store and post office, the hotel, the former Kitchen Caboodle cooking school and the site of a former tannery.
1pm
Meeting Location TBA
Tour length:  90 minutes

 

 

 

THE HISTORY OF HIGH BRIDGE
7 pm
Main Branch of the County Library
314 Route 12, Flemington
Free. Refreshments follow. 
Reservations recommended.
details coming soon

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