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HUNTERDON COUNTY TRICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION


300 YEARS OF HISTORY

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
EVENTS FUNDRAISERS VOLUNTEER PRESS SCHOOLS CONTACT US

Welcome to the County of Hunterdon's Tricentennial Celebration website. Please visit often as we update this site daily. We are planning many special events, lectures, tours, fundraisers and more. Join us as we celebrate our 300th Year.

If you have any questions please email 300info@co.hunterdon.nj.us or call us at 908-788-2030. Our office which is located at 3 Chorister Place in Flemington, NJ (just off of Main Street adjacent to the Flemington Borough Police Department) and is open to the public on Saturdays only from 10am to 2pm.

SOME EVENTS WILL REQUIRE RESERVATIONS, ALTHOUGH MOST ARE FREE. Reservations will be taken on a first come first served basis. Reservation information will be posted 3 to 4 weeks prior to each event.

  • Up Coming Event Tickets ... Up Coming Event Tickets ... See What's Available On-Line or you can pick them up at the Tricentennial Headquarters, located at the Flemington Choir School, 3 Chorister Place, Flemington, NJ 08822
  • Murals of Hunterdon Coumty Murals of Hunterdon Coumty The 300th Murals by Artist Paul Jennis - Unveling held November 19th at the Hunterdon County Library where they are soon to be hung for Public Viewing.
  • Tricentennial Wreath Tricentennial Wreath In celebration of the holidays, the 300th has contributed a special Tricentennial Wreath to the Red Mill's Festival of Trees being held between November 28 and December 7. Read more about it by click on the photo..
  • 300th Photo Contest 300th Photo Contest Winners Announced! 1st Place Adult - Anne Marie Queeney, "Brothers in Arms" and 1st place Children - Jake Lione, "The Mills from Above" - Exhibt open until November 21st
  • Sal DeSapio, Member of the Morgan's Riflemen Sal DeSapio, Member of the Morgan's Riflemen discussed his uniform at a wonderful lecture on Daniel Morgan in October. Join us for Sal's Final lecture of the year on December 13th as he details Washington's Crossing of the Delaware from Bucks County to Hunterdon County.
  • Dvoor Farm Tour Dvoor Farm Tour held on Sunday, October 29th. View the slideshow photos and find out more about the Dvoor Farm and the Hunterdon Land Trust Alliance.
  • Hunterdon County Timeline Project Hunterdon County Timeline Project Presentation and Unveiling of the School Based Timeline Project - September 30th - 5pm at the Historic County Court House, Main Street, Flemington
  • Anne and Ridley Enslow Anne and Ridley Enslow received a standing ovation for the performance of both entertaining and often poignant Civil War period music." The Enslows will be performing Christmas music heard at the time of the Revolutionary War on December 20th.
  • Teaberry's Tea Shop Teaberry's Tea Shop located in Flemington served up an amazing assortment of treats popular during the Civil War period. The 300th will be celebrating both the holidays and the end of our special celebratory year with a special afternoon tea at Teaberry's on December 27th
  • Super 300th Volunteer Doris Spencer Super 300th Volunteer Doris Spencer at our sales table at a recent communtiy event - END OF SUMMER SPECIAL: All t-Shirs $5 off until Sold Out. Learn more about it on our Fundraiser's Page
  • Limited Edition Prints of Blue Skies Artist Dan Campanelli signs his limited edition prints BLUE SKIES ; of the historic County Court House Limited Edition Prints of Blue Skies
  • Lost Dairy Farms of Hunterdon Lost Dairy Farms of Hunterdon and the Breeds of Dairy Cows - Held on June 18th with John Force. In recognition of National Dairy Month, Hunterdon Dairy Farm Historian John Force shared the story of the decline of the Dairy Industry and the Lost Dairy Farms of Hunterdon. John had some of his 100s of antique milk bottles on display. Following John's talk, Retired Dairyman Bernie Beatty spoke on the breeds of Dairy Cows in Hunterdon and the United States. Click on the milk bottles to download a list of the lost dairy farms of Hunterdon County.
  • Happy Birthday Hunterdon Happy Birthday Hunterdon See photos from our Official 300th Birthday Celebration held on Saturday, March 22. Parade, Cake, Fireworks and more...
  • The First 300 Years... The First 300 Years... of Hunterdon County, 1714-2014. Published by the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission for the Hunterdon Tricentennial Committee. This new paperback has chapters from agriculture, to transportation; government to parks. It an important part of your Tricentennial memorabilia as well as Hunterdon book collection! $10 Each.
  • Hunterdon in my Heart Photographic Essay Celebrating Hunterdon at the Tricentennial by Walter Choroszewski Hunterdon in my Heart
  • Celebrate Our 300th Celebrate Our 300th and Join the Hunterdon County Historical Society. Click image for additional information.

     

MUNICIPAL BOUNDRIES PRESENTATION:

CLICK on the MAP IMAGE BELOW for a Detailed Presentation on
How the County's Municipal Boundary Lines Have Changed Over the Years.


Hunterdon - Then and Now!!

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Friday, November 14, 2014: New November Highlights! Skirmishette, Cryptic Tryptich; Search that Room!

Friday, October 31, 2014: The Bizarre: Jutland Massacre; Graveyards and Bazaar!

Thursday, October 23, 2014
: Tavern Tour Tickets! New Time - New Location for Sale

Friday, October 10, 2014: November Tickets Going Live!!

Saturday, October 4, 2014: Tavern Tour and Other October Tickets Still Available and Check Out Our Special Partner Events

Wednesday, September 24, 2014: Tavern Tour Typo (Sorry) and Upcoming Special Partner Events

 

 

Harrie E. Copeland, III

 

The Tricentennial Committee mourns the loss of our good friend HARRIE E. COPELAND, III who passed away on Monday, November 10th.

He will be missed greatly.

We send our most sincere condolences to the Copeland family.

BLUE SKIES
Blue Skies

The 300th Committee Presents the Original Blue Skies to the County Freeholders and Judiciary. The artwork will be permanently hung at the Hunterdon County Justice Complex.   Limited Signed and Numbered Prints are Still Available - order while they last!  
Call 908-788-2030 for more information or CLICK HERE....

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300TH ANNIVERSARY
PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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RESERVATION TICKETS WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE FOR EVENTS IN DECEMBER

December 6th: The Dutch Reform Church and the Revolutionary War Lecture and Grave Walk - sorry cancelled
December 7th: The Road Along the Rocks: A Walk Down A Revolutionary Road - SESSION 1 (10:45am) and SESSION 2 (12:45pm)
December 9th: The History of Flemington Cut Glass
December 10th: History of Washington Crossing State Park
December 13th: Washington Crosses the Delaware
December 17th: Hunterdin in 1776
December 20th: Children's Historical Craft Project - Making Victorain Christmas Ornaments - SESSION 1 (11:30am) and SESSION 2 (1pm)
December 20th: History Through Music - A Revolutionary Christmas
December 28th: A Victorian Christmas Afternoon Tea - at Teaberry's Tea House, Flemington

Let us know if you want to be on a waiting list for an event

UPCOMING EVENTS SPONSORED
BY OUR SPECIAL PARTNERS

December 6th & 7th: Christmas Antigue Show - Tewksbury Historical Society
December 7th: Washington Crosses the Delaware Annual Re-Enactment: Dress Rehersal
December 7th
: Annual Historic House Tour - East Amwell Township Historical Society
December 12th
: Walking Tour of Historic Milford Borough
December 13th: Walking Tour of Historic Milford Borough
December 13th: Christmas at the Historic 1760 Turner House Union Forge Heritage Association 4-8pm
December 14th: Christmas at the Historic 1760 Turner House Union Forge Heritage Association 2-5pm
December 25th: Washington Crosses the Delaware Annual Re-Enactment

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS:

Our Sponsors

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The Hunterdon County Tricentennial is a Federal 501C3 Not For Profit Organization: Tax returns available upon request.
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