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Cape May County - Cape May - Capturing Cape May's Architecture: The Making of a National Historic Landmark

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Through Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Cape May, Cape May County
Capturing Cape May's Architecture: The Making of a National Historic Landmark

In the early 1970s, a team from the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) produced pen and ink drawings of Cape May, NJ's most significant historic structures that were instrumental in saving this seaside town - "the best-preserved late 19th century resort in America." The drawings enabled Cape May to become a National Historic Landmark and a national tourist destination. Now, for the first time, these intricate drawings and the stories of the architects whose hands created them are on exhibit at the Carroll Gallery. Curator Karen Fox, author of The Chalfonte, provides visitors with a unique look at how a small band of preservationists saved not only the buildings, but a culture of the past creating a future. The exhibit "Capturing Cape May's Architecture: The Making of a National Historic Landmark" is on displa…

Monmouth County - Freehold - October 2018 MCHA Newsletter

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Volume 2, Issue 10 This issue is dedicated to the memory of our long time friend and Trustee Norm Hungerford 
120th Anniversary Kick-Off
Sometimes the stars just align. On October 12, 2018, exactly 120 years since the founding of the Monmouth County Historical Association, the Annual Tavernfest will kick off a year-long celebration o

Monmouth County - Hazlet - Hazlet House of Horrors

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Hazlet House of Horrors
Hazlet Township
1776 Union Avenue
Halzet 07730 10/26/2018 - 10/28/2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED
AGE RANGE: Elementary, Tweens
FREE
CALL:
WEBSITE MORE DETAILS:  Get ready for the scare of your life at the Hazlet House of Horrors '€“ 6 rooms of alarming antics with tricks and treats galore. Halloween festivities will be hosted by Hazlet Recreation and the Raritan High School Performing Arts Department from October 26 '€“ 28th at the Cullen Center from 7-10 PM. 7 '€“ 8 pm is '€œHorror Lite'€ suggested for ages 9 and up. Anyone coming after 8 should prepare to be scared. You won't BOO-lieve the tricks and treats in store. This year we will be adding a short haunted trail to the experience (weather permitting, Friday and Saturday night only). This is a free event. This year we ask each individual to bring a non-perishable food item to benefit Hazlet Townships Annual Thanksgiving Dinner as well as other local food pantries. Get…

Morris County - Succasunna - Succasunna Moonlight History & Mystery Cemetery Tour

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Sunday, October 28 - Succasunna, Morris County
Succasunna Moonlight History & Mystery Cemetery Tour



Union County - Summit - Contrasting Masses II: A Calvery Corale Concert

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Morris County - Morristown - Upcycle Sunday: Crayon Candles

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Sunday, October 28-  Morris Township, Morris County
Upcycle Sunday: Crayon Candles


On Sunday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Historic Speedwell, get the most out of your things, just like in days of old, and learn to upcycle crayons into candles. Admission: $5 per adult, $4 per senior, $3 per child age 4 - 16, FREE per child under age 4. Historic Speedwell is located at 333 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ. For more information, call 973-285-6550 or visit www.morrisparks.net.

Statewide - New Jersey Council for the Humanities: Public Scholars Project

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Union County - Plainfield - "Legends of Sleepy Hallow 1792

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Mercer County - Trenton - Changing Face/ Changing Place The Architects & Buildings of FVHD’s First 50 Years with Jennifer B. Leynes

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Sunday, October 28 – Mercer County The Trenton Museum Society and FVHD Architects - Planners Present
Changing Face/ Changing Place The Architects & Buildings of FVHD’s First 50 Years with Jennifer B. Leynes Sunday, October 28 2 pm Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie in Cadwalader Park, Trenton, NJ
    In conjunction with the exhibit Changing Face/Changing Place on display now at the Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie in Cadwalader Park, Trenton, NJ, the Trenton Museum Society presents architectural historian Jennifer Leynes recounting the story of