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2021-05-12 - New Jersey - Online - Spring Speaker Event - New Archeological Finds at the Woolley Site

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Spring Speaker Event - New Archeological Finds at the Woolley Site Wednesday, May 12,2021, at 7:00 p.m. Via Zoom You must sign-up to receive the meeting link Register in advance for this meeting:  http://ow.ly/4PrQ30rFn4i The Museum will host a ZOOM presentation on May 12 at 7:00 p.m. The talk will focus on the findings of the most recent archeological dig at the site of the original Woolley dwelling constructed on a site near Poplar Brook during the first decade of the 18th Century.  Sean McHugh, Senior Archaeologist at Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc. will share the unexpected finds of the excavation. He has over 19 years of experience in archaeology and historic preservation.   Mr. McHugh holds an M.A. from Monmouth University in History, with distinction. As a Senior Archaeologist, Sean supervises and directs projects requiring approval from Federal and State agencies. He has authored, co-authored, and overseen over 230 cultural resource management projects. His background incl

2022 - Mercer County - Princeton - Ma Bell: The Mother of Invention in New Jersey

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  James West Noise Test in the Anechoic Chamber at Murray Hill, New Jersey , 1960s. Courtesy of AT&T Archives and History Center. Ma Bell: The Mother of Invention in New Jersey Opening in February 2022 What do cell phones, digital cameras, solar panels, radar, and the discovery of the Big Bang all have in common? They are all possible because of the technology created in New Jersey — at branches of Bell Telephone Laboratories throughout the state to be exact.  Beginning in the 1930s Bell Telephone Laboratories, named for founder Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, had facilities operating in the Garden State. Throughout the 20th century, this company pioneered innovations that transformed every part of modern-day life. Seismic breakthroughs came by way of the highly technical (radar, solar panels, satellites) to the personal (telephone communications). The transistor, which bridges these two worlds, ushered in the digital age and was first built at Bell Telephone Labo

2021-11-20 - Monmouth County - Farmingdale - BEST FLEA MARKET ON THE JERSEY SHORE! @ ALLAIRE VILLAGE

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BEST FLEA MARKET ON THE JERSEY SHORE! The Historic Village at Allaire 4263 Atlantic Avenue Wall Township, NJ 07727 Sat, November 20, 2021 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT About this Event Hunt for bargains among vintage treasures, thrift items, books, artwork, handmade items, knick-knacks, and more!  Please read the full description in light of COVID-19 Rules. Vendor spaces are available for $45 pre-registration, and $55 the week of the event. Vendor Spaces are 20'x20'. Assisting Vehicles are $5 per car.  Box Trucks, Long Trucks and Trailers must purchase2 spaces. The event runs from 8am - 2pm. Admission sold at the door.  $5 per person (donation to the Historic Village at Allaire). Includes free admission to the Historic Village at Allaire. Pilsen Gourmet Food Truck, General Store, and Bakery will be open as well. Seasonal Pass: Register and pay for ALL 9 Flea Market dates by 03/5/2021, special price of $300.00 total. *Assisting Vehicle is not included in this offer*-For more information

2021-11-06 - Burlington County - Bordentown - Harrowing History - Season 2 @ Bordentown Historical Society

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  Harrowing History - Season 2 Bordentown Historical Society 101 Park St, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1423 Saturdays, September 18, 2021, to November 8, 2021 7 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT Back for a second season! Bordentown is full of dark deeds and a hidden, sometimes gruesome, past. Harrowing History peels back the town's charming exterior and takes a hard look at the City's darker, tragic happenings. You may think you know your local history, but we’re willing to bet you don’t know these tales. Join us for an evening of macabre entertainment! Six more of Bordentown's most shocking 19th century true tales will come to life in an evening of theatrical storytelling, presented by the Bordentown Historical Society. Costumed storytellers will transport you back in time to reveal stories about murder, mayhem, and tragedy as reported at the time. This storyteller performance will give you goosebumps and thrills! You may have heard the rumors, now hear and experience the truth behind many of

2021-10-23 - Burlington County - Bordentown - Harrowing History - Season 2 @ Bordentown Historical Society

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  Harrowing History - Season 2 Bordentown Historical Society 101 Park St, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1423 Saturdays, September 18, 2021, to November 8, 2021 7 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT Back for a second season! Bordentown is full of dark deeds and a hidden, sometimes gruesome, past. Harrowing History peels back the town's charming exterior and takes a hard look at the City's darker, tragic happenings. You may think you know your local history, but we’re willing to bet you don’t know these tales. Join us for an evening of macabre entertainment! Six more of Bordentown's most shocking 19th century true tales will come to life in an evening of theatrical storytelling, presented by the Bordentown Historical Society. Costumed storytellers will transport you back in time to reveal stories about murder, mayhem, and tragedy as reported at the time. This storyteller performance will give you goosebumps and thrills! You may have heard the rumors, now hear and experience the truth behind many of

2021-10-16 - Burlington County - Bordentown - Harrowing History - Season 2 @ Bordentown Historical Society

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  Harrowing History - Season 2 Bordentown Historical Society 101 Park St, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1423 Saturdays, September 18, 2021, to November 8, 2021 7 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT Back for a second season! Bordentown is full of dark deeds and a hidden, sometimes gruesome, past. Harrowing History peels back the town's charming exterior and takes a hard look at the City's darker, tragic happenings. You may think you know your local history, but we’re willing to bet you don’t know these tales. Join us for an evening of macabre entertainment! Six more of Bordentown's most shocking 19th century true tales will come to life in an evening of theatrical storytelling, presented by the Bordentown Historical Society. Costumed storytellers will transport you back in time to reveal stories about murder, mayhem, and tragedy as reported at the time. This storyteller performance will give you goosebumps and thrills! You may have heard the rumors, now hear and experience the truth behind many of

* 2021-10-16 to 2022-09-05 - Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

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Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War October 16, 2021 - September 5, 2022 Without the benefit of photography, the Revolutionary War can be difficult to envision. Using a masterful combination of “artistry and accuracy” ( New York Times ),   nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani has dedicated much of his career to transforming the modern understanding of what the Revolutionary War truly looked like. His research-based paintings capture the reality and drama of crucial moments such as the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill, General Washington’s daring 1776 attack on Trenton, and the American and French victory at Yorktown in 1781. Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War  will plunge visitors into some of the most pivotal events of America’s fight for independence and reveal Troiani’s research-based artistic process. For the first time in a museum, this special exhibition will bring together over 40 of Troiani’s original Revolutio

*2021-10-13 to 2022-02-05 - Atlantic County - Hammonton - Early Jewish Agricultural Settlements

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Early Jewish  Agricultural Settlements September 13, 2021 - February 4, 2022 30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037 Executive Director’s Phone: (609) 626-3420 - Kramer Hall Main Office Phone: (609) 626-3840 The Noyes Galleries at Kramer Hall add vibrancy to the Arts District in downtown Hammonton with exhibitions that change seasonally.  The Noyes showcases the work of a wide range of artists including those from New Jersey, the Mid-Atlantic region, nationally and internationally prominent artists as well as Stockton faculty and students.  The space allows the Noyes Museum to better serve the populations of Atlantic, Burlington, Cumberland, Salem and Camden Counties. Kramer Hall Hours: Monday: 8:30 am - 8 pm Tuesday: 8:30 am - 9 pm Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm Thursday: 8:30 am - 8 pm Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Closed: January 1st, April 21st, May 27th, July 4th, September 2nd, November 28th, December 25th

2021-10-10 - Cape May County - Cape May - Lessons of History 9th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series GIVE ‘EM HELL, HARRY!

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Save The Date: Lessons of History 9th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series GIVE ‘EM HELL, HARRY! The life and presidency of Harry S. Truman as portrayed by his grandson Clifton Truman Daniel SUNDAY, OCT. 10, 2021: 5pm Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave . Advance tickets are now available on Cape May MAC's website. Learn more by clicking below. Lessons of History

2021-10-09 - Burlington County - Bordentown - Harrowing History - Season 2 @ Bordentown Historical Society

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  Harrowing History - Season 2 Bordentown Historical Society 101 Park St, Bordentown, NJ 08505-1423 Saturdays, September 18, 2021, to November 8, 2021 7 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT Back for a second season! Bordentown is full of dark deeds and a hidden, sometimes gruesome, past. Harrowing History peels back the town's charming exterior and takes a hard look at the City's darker, tragic happenings. You may think you know your local history, but we’re willing to bet you don’t know these tales. Join us for an evening of macabre entertainment! Six more of Bordentown's most shocking 19th century true tales will come to life in an evening of theatrical storytelling, presented by the Bordentown Historical Society. Costumed storytellers will transport you back in time to reveal stories about murder, mayhem, and tragedy as reported at the time. This storyteller performance will give you goosebumps and thrills! You may have heard the rumors, now hear and experience the truth behind many of

2021-10-09 - Monmouth County - Farmingdale - BEST FLEA MARKET ON THE JERSEY SHORE! @ ALLAIRE VILLAGE

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BEST FLEA MARKET ON THE JERSEY SHORE! The Historic Village at Allaire 4263 Atlantic Avenue Wall Township, NJ 07727 Sat, October 9, 2021 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT About this Event Hunt for bargains among vintage treasures, thrift items, books, artwork, handmade items, knick-knacks, and more!  Please read the full description in light of COVID-19 Rules. Vendor spaces are available for $45 pre-registration, and $55 the week of the event. Vendor Spaces are 20'x20'. Assisting Vehicles are $5 per car.  Box Trucks, Long Trucks and Trailers must purchase2 spaces. The event runs from 8am - 2pm. Admission sold at the door.  $5 per person (donation to the Historic Village at Allaire). Includes free admission to the Historic Village at Allaire. Pilsen Gourmet Food Truck, General Store, and Bakery will be open as well. Seasonal Pass: Register and pay for ALL 9 Flea Market dates by 03/5/2021, special price of $300.00 total. *Assisting Vehicle is not included in this offer*-For more information,