New Jersey Historic
Activities Calendar

Activities for those interested in New Jersey History.

Please send me your listings: Susan Ditmire

Date Event/Contact Information

Saturday

4

Aaron Burr's 250th BURRthday Celebration

at the Hermitage at Ho-Ho-Kus NJ

The cost is $10 for Friends of the Hermitage members. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 201-445-8311

Thursday

9

The Hermitage History Lecture Series

The German Auxiliary Troops in the
American  Revolution, 1776–1783

7:30 pm

March 2006

9

Thurs

The Hermitage History Lecture Series  
                    

  The History of Medicine in NJ:
                             Newark’s Civil War Hospital

7:30 pm

   

22

Spring Lecture Series:
Historic Cold Spring Village's Welcome Center Museum.

7 pm

Architectural historian Joan Berkey discusses the heavy timer frame buildings of Historic Cold Spring Village and Cape May County, a common method of construction until the mid-1800s.

 There is no charge for admission. For more information, call (609) 898-2300, ext. 17 or email jstephens@hcsv.org.

24

newjerseyhistory.org

29

Spring Lecture Series:
Historic Cold Spring Village's Welcome Center Museum.

7 pm

Ralph Hunter of the African-American History Museum of South Jersey offers a fascinating program on African-Americans in the United States Coast Guard.

 There is no charge for admission. For more information, call (609) 898-2300, ext. 17 or email jstephens@hcsv.org.

April 2006

1

Saturday

Long Pond logoLong Pond Ironworks Museum

Hewitt, NJ 07421

Museum Opens for 2006 Season -
 Saturday, April 1, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

5

Spring Lecture Series:
Historic Cold Spring Village's Welcome Center Museum.

7 pm

Fred Miller will present a slide program on the origins and history of Ocean City, New Jersey, Cape May County's first barrier island resort town.

 There is no charge for admission. For more information, call (609) 898-2300, ext. 17 or email jstephens@hcsv.org.

   
May 2006

6

Saturday

SPIRIT of the JERSEYS - State History Fair

Saturday May 6, 2006
11 AM - 5 PM
Rain or Shin
e

Washington Crossing State Park
Titusville, NJ

Admission is Free!!

 

The fair is sponsored by the Office of Historic Sites, NJ Division of Parks and Forestry

11

The Hermitage History Lecture Series  

Mahwah in the Gilded Age:
Theodore Havemeyer and Mountain Side Farm

7:30 pm

   

17

 

31

 
June 2006

3 Sat

18th Annual Apple Farm Art and Music Festival
Elmer NJ

arts & music festival

8 Sun.

 

10 & 11

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Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape

26th Annual Pow-Wow

June 10 - 11, 2006

At The Salem County Fair Grounds

State Hwy. Rt. 40

Woodstown, New Jersey

 

15

 

15 Sun.

 

21 & 22

 

end of June ?

21th Annual Bridgeton Folk Festival
Sunset Lake, in Historic Bridgeton, New Jersey

 

 

 

 
July 2006  

12 Sat.

 

12

 

27 Sat.

 
August 2006  

2 & 3

Civil War Encampment at Historic Smithville

9

7th Annual AirFest & Pancake Breakfast
Naval Air Station Wildwood NJ

8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Featuring aircraft and antique auto displays, live music, model airplanes, activities, food, vendors, crafts and more! Public is welcome—fly in, drive in, bike in, walk in!  
Please call (609) 886-8787 for details. 

9

 
September 2006  

6

 

9 & 10

Revolutionary War Encampment 

HISTORIC COLD SPRING VILLAGE

The Village hours are: 10A.M.- 4:30P.M. 

 

13 Sat.

 

20 & 21

 
October 2006  

2 & 3

Oktoberfest at Historic Smithville

11

Allentown NJ Civil War Reenactment

Included in the days activities will be Vintage Base Ball 

November 2006  
December 2006  

19th Annual Conference of the NJ Historical Commission

January 2007  
February 2007