www.hunterdon300th.org   Hunterdon County, State of NJ


Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014



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.

  • New Tickets for April & May... New Tickets for April & May... COMING SOON!! 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
  • Historic Quilt Exhibition.... Historic Quilt Exhibition.... Lecture and Display coming in Early April. In the continuing celebration of Hunterdon County NJ’s 300th Anniversary, a major exhibition of quilts will be exhibited in the Assembly Room of County Building One, Route 12 in Flemington for the nine days from Saturday, April 5 to Sunday, April 13. See more...
  • Happy Birthday Hunterdon Happy Birthday Hunterdon See photos from our Official 300th Birthday Celebration held on Saturday, March 22. Parade, Cake, Fireworks and more...
  • Life in Hunterdon- 1714 Life in Hunterdon- 1714 Union Township Middle School 7th grader Christopher Dyson models what he would have worn and learns how he would have lived in Hunterdon County on March 22, 1714 in a talk given by County Historian Stephanie Stevens. In the Autumn, Stephanie will be continuing the series of Life in Hunterdon in both 1814 and 1914.
  • 3 Panel Mural - a Work in Progress 3 Panel Mural - a Work in Progress 300 Years of Hunterdon Illustrative 3 Panel Mural - Panel 2 in Progress 1800s by Paul Jennis
  • 300th Anniversary Photo Contest 300th Anniversary Photo Contest Be a Part of Hunterdon's History
  • Events for Hunterdon's Youth Events for Hunterdon's Youth While other children played with authentic tools, cooking implements and arrowheads from Hunterdon's passed 300 years, 8 year old Siena Britt of Clinton played dress up at the event "History Hunting for Hunterdon's Young Historians." This event may encore in the fall; stay tuned for details.
  • Hunterdon in my Heart Photographic Essay Celebrating Hunterdon at the Tricentennial by Walter Choroszewski Hunterdon in my Heart
  • Join Kingwood Historian Join Kingwood Historian and Revolutionary War Re-Enactor Sal DeSapio at one of his 300th lectures: March 4th, August 27th, October 21st or December 3rd. See our Calendar of Events for Details
  • Celebrate Our 300th Celebrate Our 300th and Join the Hunterdon County Historical Society. Click image for additional information.
  • Another Sold Out Event... Another Sold Out Event... - don't miss the next one! County Historian Stephanie Stevens and Tricentennial Chair Marcia Karrow at the first of Stephanie's 300th lectures. Join them on March 18th for Stephanie's original lecture "Your Life in Hunterdon: March 22, 1714
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.


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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Saturday, May 10: Tavern Tour: Stockton Inn. - sorry sold out read more...

Friday, April 11, 2014: "MAY" We Entice You? NEW TICKETS AVAILABLE! read more...

Thursday, April 3, 2014: Lindbergh Tours! Lindbergh Play! and more... read more...

Sunday, March 16, 2014: New Tickets, Old Events; New Tickets - New Events! read more...

Sunday, March 9, 2014: April Events - Lindbergh, Quilts, Poetry and More! read more...

Saturday, March 8, 2014: We Love A Parade! DETAILS! read more...

Sunday, March 2, 2014: A Grand Night to Celebrate our 300th! read more...

Thursday, February 13, 2014: 3 Tricentennial Events You Need to Know About NOW! read more...



One Man Show
"Charles Lindbergh: The Lone Eagle"


Steve Carroll

Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse, Main Street, Flemington


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April 22: Lindbergh Biography Part I: The Early Years
April 23: Lindbergh Biography Part II: The Darker Years
April 25: Tour of Lindbergh's Home and Important Kidnapping Sites 9:30am Tour - sorry sold out
April 25: Tour of Lindbergh's Home and Important Kidnapping Sites 1:30pm Tour - sorry sold out
April 26: Ode to Hunterdon: Hunterdon County Through the Eyes and Words of Hunterdon's Poets
April 27: Mayhem on the Mountain: The Sourlands and the Lindbergh Kidnapping
April 29: Flemington During the Lindbergh Trial
May 10: Tavern Tour: Stockton Inn - sorry sold out

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


April 19th: Historic Walk - Village of Cokesbury Clinton Township Historical Preservation Committee
April 24th: Hunterdon in My Heart Book Signing and Presentation Kingwood Township Historical Society
April 25th: Arbor Day Tree Planting Hunterdon County Shade Tree Commission
April 26th: Tour Historic Lambertville Lambertville Historical Society
April 27th: Tour Historic Lambertville Lambertville Historical Society
April 27th: Young Artists Clay Workshop Hunterdon Art Museum


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