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HUNTERDON COUNTY TRICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

300 YEARS OF HISTORY

JANUARY 2014 EVENTS CALENDAR

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
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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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HUNTERDON COUNTY ORGANIZATION RE-ENACTMENT
This event features period costumes, and witty dialogue taken directly from 18th century meeting minutes of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Afterwards, there will be a recital of historically accurate music performed by the renowned Practitioners of Musick.
Refreshments follow.
A great way to start the New Year.
Hunterdon Historic Courthouse, Main Street, Flemington.
1pm

SORRY SOLD OUT

300TH ANNIVERSARY PHOTO CONTEST 
Entry Forms Available.  Photograpy accepted only for pictures taken January 1, 2014 through October 1, 2014.  All contest submissions must be made October 1st through October 6th.
~ Press Release
~ Rules
~ Entry Form

   

TRICENTENNIAL HEADQUARTERS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10am - 2pm

HUNTERDON IN MY HEART BOOK SIGNING
Walter Chorowezski will be at the Choir School to sign his book "Hunterdon in My Heart."

12pm - 2pm

(R - T) MAPPING HUNTERDON'S HISTORIC TREASURES: DIGITAL HISTORIC MAPPING
Presentation by Marilyn Cummings. Following a short break, PANEL DISCUSSION: PRESERVING HUNTERDON'S HISTORIC TREASURES join preservation experts, Elizabeth Cole, Michael Marguiles and Janice Armstrong as they discuss Hunterdon's lost buildings, fragile opportunities, and saved beauties.
Refreshments available.
Main Branch of the County Library, County Complex, 314 Route 12, Flemington.
1pm

SORRY SOLD OUT

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

   

TRICENTENNIAL HEADQUARTERS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10am - 2pm

(R - T) CHILDREN'S HISTORICAL CRAFT PROJECT: VICTORIAN QUILLING
A historical craft project for children with Kim Chieffer.
A historical paper rolling craft project where thin strips of paper are rolled, shaped and glued together to make decorative designs. For children ages 6-12 years old.
30 Children Maximum.
Refreshments available.
North County Branch Library, 65 Halstead Street, Clinton.
10:30am - 12pm

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TRICENTENNIAL HEADQUARTERS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10am - 2pm

(R - T) HISTORIC HOUSE REMODELING
Historical Architect Michael Margulies, AIA of Eclectic Architecture, LLC and builder Michael Hathaway of Revival Construction Co. provide insight on rehabilitating, restoring or building an addition onto a historic home while maintaining its historic integrity.
Refreshments follow.
Main Branch of the County Library, County Complex, 314 Route 12, Flemington.
2pm

SORRY SOLD OUT

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TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING
Following their annual meeting Linda Barth will talk about her new book - A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone.
Tewksbury Township Historical Society, 60 Water Street, Lebanon.
1pm
Refreshments follow.
PRESS RELEASE
   

300 FUN FACTS ABOUT HUNTERDON COUNTY
Join historian John Kuhl as he explores various interesting tidbits of Hunterdon's past: How did the Sourland Mountains get their name? Where is the Dinner Pot? What municipality in Hunterdon once had trolley service? These and other fascinating insights into Hunterdon's unique 300 years will be revealed and discussed. Refreshments follow.
North County Branch Library, 65 Halstead Street, Clinton.
7pm

SORRY THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

   

TRICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE MEETING
Public Welcome to Attend
3 Chorister Place, Flemington
9am - 11am

TRICENTENNIAL HEADQUARTERS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10am - 2pm

HISTORIC MENU, TAVERN TOUR AND LECTURE AT THE FRENCHTOWN INN
Enjoy a wonderful meal in one of Hunterdon's finest historic inns while Kingwood Historian Sal DeSapio provides a talk on "The Early History of Kingwood, Frenchtown and Alexandria".
Limited seating - 44 people maximum
12pm - 3pm

SORRY THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

TOUR HISTORIC LAMBERTVILLE
Take a walking tour led by the Lambertville Historical Society.
Meet at the Lambertville Station, 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville.
Sign up for tours at the Historical Society, 62 Bridge Street; call 609-397-0770 or via email.
Free - donations welcomed.
2pm

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(R) In honor of the 100 year anniversary of the installation of the AUSTIN PIPE ORGAN at the Flemington Presbyterian Church: All welcome to a worship service that duplicates the organ dedicatory morning worship service played on January 27, 1914.
Flemington Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Flemington.
9:30am

TOUR HISTORIC LAMBERTVILLE
Take a walking tour led by the Lambertville Historical Society.
Meet at the Lambertville Station, 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville.
Sign up for tours at the Historical Society, 62 Bridge Street; call 609-397-0770 or via email.
Free - donations welcomed.
2pm

  ENCORE PRESENTATION: 300 FUN FACTS ABOUT HUNTERDON COUNTY
Join historian John Kuhl as he explores various interesting tidbits of Hunterdon's past: How did the Sourland Mountains get their name? Where is the Dinner Pot? What municipality in Hunterdon once had trolley service? These and other fascinating insights into Hunterdon's unique 300 years will be revealed and discussed. Refreshments follow.
North County Branch Library, 65 Halstead Street, Clinton.
7pm

SORRY SOLD OUT
A 2nd Encore is being planned - we will post information as soon as it is confirmed

 

   

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