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Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014

2014 was a wonderful year celebrating our 300th Year - thank you so much for the overwhelming participation in the many events that took place. We hope you had an enjoyable time. A huge thank you to our incredible sponsors, volunteers and committee members for all of your support.

We had such a huge success in 2014 we have decided to continue our efforts to bring these programs to you for as long as we can. We will start our 2015 Hunterdon History and Heritage Events in February. Our Theme this year is Agriculture - join us as we celebrate our Agricultural Heritage. We hope to see you at one of our great events. Municipalities and other special partners are also invited to add their heritage events to our calendar - so please take a look to see what they will be offering as well.

If you have any questions please email 300info@co.hunterdon.nj.us or call us at 908-788-2030.

  • 300th Time Capsule 300th Time Capsule Volunteer's sort and pack items that were placed in the 300th Time Capsule which was buried on December 31st at a ceremony in the Court Street Park (located behind the Historic County Courthouse on Main Street, Flemington).
  • Event Photos Event Photos Take a quick tour of some of the wonderful events held this past year. Feel free to share yours with us by emailing them to us at 300info@co.hunterdon.nj.us
  • A Victorian Christmas Afternoon Tea A Victorian Christmas Afternoon Tea held on December 28th at Teaberry's Tea House. Here Mrs. Verrity wearing her authentic reproduction of a widown's hat enjoys a sampling of the offerings held during this fun event. See additional photos by clicking on the image of Mrs. Verrity
  • 300 Years of History Mural 300 Years of History Mural 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.
  • Our Famous Farm Tours Our Famous Farm Tours See some incredible photos by Frank Dalio from our Farm Tours which were held in July and September
  • Hunterdon's Historic Churches Tour Hunterdon's Historic Churches Tour Held October 18th - View Photos of this FABOULOUS TOUR
  • 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.
  • Tewksbury Inn Tavern Tour Tewksbury Inn Tavern Tour Held November 8th
  • Skirmish at Gearys Ridge Skirmish at Gearys Ridge also known as the Amwell Skirmish, held on November 15, 2014 - EVENT PHOTOS
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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



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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Tuesday, January 27, 2015: Miss Us? More fun in our 301st Year

Thursday, January 1, 2015: 301st FUN FACT... and More Fun???

Friday, December 29, 2014: We Leave the Year with as Much Fun as We Started! time Capsule Burial and Lunch





February 24th: Tillers of the Soil - Hunterdon's Farming Families, Lecture with County Historian Stephanie Stevens at the Main Branch County Library, Flemington.
March 21st: Searching the Search room with County Clerk Mary Melfi and Staff, Hall of Records, Main Street, Flemington



February 22nd: Proud Heritage -- African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley and Sourland Mountains - East Amwell Township Historical Society
February 28th:
Tewskbury Tavern Tour at the Tewksbury Inn - Tewksbury Township Historical Society


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