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Hunterdon County, State of NJ

HUNTERDON COUNTY
TRICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION


300 YEARS OF HISTORY

Hunterdon County Celebrates 300 Years in 2014
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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. For 2015 Our Hunterdon History and Heritage theme is HUNTERDON'S AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE - join us as we celebrate. 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.

  • Hunterdon's Agricultural Heritage Hunterdon's Agricultural Heritage Our 2015 Theme - Join us at 10am on June 7th for a Tour of the Dvoor House and Children's Book Reading About the Hisotry of the Kase Farm. See our calndar for more information...
  • Celebrate Clinton Celebrate Clinton 150th Anniversary Celebration - May 30th, Main Street Block Party
  • Hunterdon's Stone Arch Bridges Hunterdon's Stone Arch Bridges One of the thing that makes rural Hunterdon so picturesque is the amount of Stone Arch Bridges that are found throughout the county. In fact, Hunterdon has more Stone Arch Bridges than any other county in America! See the inventory here and take a drive and find them for yourself!
  • J. Richard Pierce, U.S. Parade Flags J. Richard Pierce, U.S. Parade Flags The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation Presents J. Richard Pierce, U.S. Parade Flags (VIDEO)
  • Drinking Songs of the 18th Century Drinking Songs of the 18th Century The Enslows will be playing on Sunday, July 12th at Unionville Vineyard after a Tour of the Vinyeards and Winery at 2pm
  • Museums Tours Museums Tours The 300th's very successful Open House Museum Days held in July last year are happily going to be repeated this year on Sundays, July 19 and 26
  • Agricultural Science and Innovations Agricultural Science and Innovations County Historian John Kuhl will be presenting a new lecture on "The Agricultural Science and Innovations of Hunterdon County" on August 12th at 7 pm at the Main Branch of the County Library
  • Cemetery "Cemener" Cemetery "Cemener" The Hunterdon Historical Society and 300th will be presenting a Cemetery "Cemener" on Saturday, September 19th at the Flemington Presbyterian Church
  • 'Tour' Hunterdon's Heritage 'Tour' Hunterdon's Heritage thorugh the Art of Dan Campanelli - September 20th. Don't miss this chance to see our world reknowned local artist's work and learn about Hunterdon's Heritage.
  • Hunterdon Barn Tour Hunterdon Barn Tour Didn't get a chance to join our intrepid tour guide, George Conard on one of our 2 farm tours last year? Here's your chance! This year, George will be joined by nationally recognized barn architecture expert Jeff Marshall (pictured here) on a county-wide tour of Hunterdon's best examples of English, Dutch and German barns! October 17th.
  • 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
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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!!


The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation has produced a video about Richard Pierce's flag collection; Richard, an amazing volunteer for lucky historical organizations including the Red Mill, Morven Museum and the 300th, discusses the important history of our great Nation's flag.

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RESERVATION TICKETS AVAILABLE:

June 13th: Children's Historical Craft Project and Story Time with 4-H Leader Carol Weisenpacher

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SPECIAL PARTNER EVENTS:

May 30th: 150th Anniversary Celebration - Main Street Block Party - Celebrate Clinton
May 30th: The American Revolution on the home Front - 1759 Vought House
June 2nd: NJ's Agricultural Inventions, Innovations and Discoveries with Food Historian Judith Krall-Russo
June 6th: Hunterdon County Community Day, sponsored by the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce
June 7th: Special Tour and Book Reading at the Dvoor House
June 14th: Delaware Valley Herb Society presentation "Medical Plants of the Civil War".
June 26th: Remember Doroty: An Oral History Respective A Readington Museums Summer Series Lecture


 

JOIN OUR BLOG:

April 21st: Our April Lecture Coming Soon! Plus in Vino, Veritas?!
April 8th: April Hunterdon Heritage Happenings
March 8th: March Miscellany
January 27th: Miss Us? More Fun in our 301st Year!
January 1st: 301st Fun Fact --- and More Fun....?

 

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT:

Our Sponsors

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

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