Thursday, November 16, 2017

NJ Weekend Historical Happenings: 11/18/17 - 11/19/17

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings
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Saturday, November 18 - Princeton, Mercer County
Stony Brook Walking Tour - CANCELLED

Before there was a "Princeton," six Quaker families established a community on the fertile ground along Stony Brook. This two-hour hike explores the lives of the early settlers and the community they established, while following a portion of the trail George Washington took from Trenton to the Princeton Battlefield. Stops include the Stony Brook Meeting House and Burial Ground, walking a portion of the "hidden" back road into Princeton, and a view of the Battlefield.

Admission: $5 per person and includes farmhouse museum admission. Tours begin at the Updike Farmstead farmhouse, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton, NJ at 1:00 pm and ends at 3:00 pm. Space is limited. For more information and to reserve tickets, call 609-921-6748 or visit www.princetonhistory.org.

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Saturday, November 18 - Paterson, Passaic County
Native American Heritage Month Events

The SilverCloud Dancers, The Paterson Museum, and the National Park Service invite you to enjoy traditional dancing from a variety of American Indian tribes followed by a tour of the Lenape exhibit on Saturday beginning at 11:00 am.

Schedule:
11:00 am and 1:00 pm - Performances by the SilverCloud Dancers
12:30 pm - Tour of the Lenape Exhibit with historian Tony DeCondo

All events located at the Paterson Museum located at 2 Market Street, Paterson, NJ. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/pagr.

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Saturday, November 18 - Holmdel, Monmouth County
Cookstove Demonstration
Children Friendly Event & Site

On Saturday, visit Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel to see what is cooking on the woodstove in the out kitchen. Discover how food, recipes, cooking techniques and the kitchen itself has changed since the 1890s. This free event runs from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. 

Historic Longstreet Farm is located at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ. For more information, call 732-946-3758 or visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

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Saturday, November 18 - Cape May, Cape May County
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Family Friendly

Come to the grounds of the Physick Estate for the Christmas tree lighting with special guests Santa Claus and Dr. Physick. Carolers will lead a sing-along, refreshments will be served, and guests may enjoy a free self-guided tour of the Physick Estate from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Santa arrives at 7:00 pm to flip the switch and light the thousands of bulbs. Presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) and sponsored by Sturdy Savings Bank.For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

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Saturday, November 18 - Cape May, Cape May County
Physick Estate Christmas Tour
Family Friendly

Take a self-guided tour of Cape May's 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, decorated in authentic style for a Victorian Christmas. See how the Physick family would have entertained for the holidays. Free admission on Saturday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The Emlen Physick Estate is located at 1048 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

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Saturday, November 18 - Cape May, Cape May County
Santa's Trolley Ride
Children Friendly

Bring the kids to the Physick Estate on Saturday for a trolley ride around Cape May with stories and songs led by Mrs. Claus. Then, Santa will greet children with a sweet in the Carriage House. Adults $10 children (ages 3-12) $8. Trolley rides at 5:30, 6:15, and 7:30 pm. Advance reservation strongly recommended. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information and to reserve tickets, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

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Saturday, November 18 - Upper Freehold, Monmouth County
Artful Bread: Beautiful and Delicious
Children Friendly Event & Site

Sheaf of wheat, ear of corn, a cornucopia of bountiful harvest; let the season and your imagination inspire a beautiful edible centerpiece for your table. We will share tips, techniques and the recipe in this hands-on demonstration. Program lasts from 2:00 - 3:00 pm and is FREE!

While there, visit the large, elegant Walnford home built in 1774, the 19th century gristmill and the farm buildings set in a beautiful landscape. Walnford is located at 62 Walnford Road, 08501. For more information, call 609-259-6275 or visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com.

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Saturday, November 18 - Hopewell Township, Mercer County
Logging & Firewood Cutting
Children Friendly Event & Site

Join farmers at Howell Living Farm who are using horses to skid saw logs out of the woods, and who are using oxen to haul firewood to the sap house in preparation for maple sugaring season. Visitors can help by cutting and chopping firewood, splitting locust logs into fence rails, and making barn pegs for use in our barn frame. At lunchtime, visitors can enjoy fare suitable for lumberjacks, including pancakes made with the farm's whole wheat flour...drenched in homemade maple syrup.

Howell Living Farm represents typical farm life between 1890 and 1910. The farm is operated by the Mercer County Parks Commission. It is located at 70 Wooden's Lane, Lambertville, NJ. For more information. call 609-737-3299 or visit www.howellfarm.org.

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Saturday, November 18 - Sparta, Sussex County
Holiday Stocking Stuffer Marketplace


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Saturday - Sunday, November 18 - 19 - River Edge, Bergen County
241st Anniversary of the British Invasion & American Retreat
Children Friendly Event

On November 20th, 1776, five thousand British, Hessian and Loyalist troops, under command of Lt. Gen. Lord Cornwallis, scaled the Palisades at Lower Closter Dock and marched against Fort Lee. Warned by an alert officer, the American garrison escaped entrapment by safely crossing the Hackensack River at New Bridge, now known as the Bridge That Saved a Nation, and lived to fight another day.

To mark the 241st Anniversary of the "times that try men's souls," the Bergen County Historical Society, along with the Brigade of the American Revolution, will co-sponsor a weekend of living history and scholarly presentations on Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday - 7:00 pm 
Reading of the American Crisis at the Bridge, followed by a lecture on Thomas Paine by Past president, Chairman of HNBLSPC, historian, and reenactor Jim Smith

Sunday - Event Run Time 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm: Overview of the Townshend Acts by Jim Smith. 
2:00 pm: Historic Paint Colors by Tina Reichenbacki, independent achictectural conservator. 

Craftmen and women on shoe making, woodworking, tailoring, blacksmithing. The Jersey Greys will be doing demonstrations. Tours in all three 18th century Jersey Dutch sandstone houses that are connected by an ADA gravel walking path through the historic battleground. Walk across the 1889 Swing Bridge on the Hackensack River and watch for American Eagles and Redtail Hawks. The Westervelt-Thomas Barn will be open depending on temperature. Don't forget the New Bridge Donuts & Cider (hot or cold) in the Tavern. Visit the Out-Kitchen as our cooks prepare seasonal 18th century foods: Butternut Squash Soup, Beef Olive, Whitepot Pudding and the kids can lend a hand at making Homemade Applesauce.

Some of the Society’s treasure of Revolutionary War artifacts are on display. Examine an exhibit on daguerreotypes, Looking Back at You.

Admission: Adults $10 and students (6-22 yr) $7. BCHS members - admission free. One charge for both days. Free parking is available or take the train on the Pascack Valley line to "New Bridge Landing" train stop. Walk one block north to Historic New Bridge Landing. New Bridge Landing is located at 1201 Main Street, River Edge, NJ. For more information, visit www.bergencountyhistory.org.

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Sunday, November 19 - Cranford, Union County
Open House

The Cranford Historical Society will have an open house from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Crane-Phillips House, 124 North Union Avenue, Cranford, NJ. Admission is free.

The Cranford Historical Society was founded in 1927 with a mission to preserve the unique history of Cranford, New Jersey. The Society maintains the Crane-Phillips House Living Museum, an important costume collection, and archives. For more information, call 908-376-0082 or visit www.cranfordhistoricalsociety.com.

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Sunday, November 19 - Piscataway, Middlesex County
Owning New Jersey: History in the Land Records



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Sunday, November 19 - Park Ridge, Bergen County
Pearl Harbor Program

Former County of Bergen Executive William “Pat” Schuber, Esq. will honor the 76nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in his talk ‘PEARL HARBOR” on Sunday at 2:00 pm in the barrier-free Ellen Berdais Hall at the Pascack Historical Society, 19 Ridge Avenue, Park Ridge, NJ. Free admission. Children are welcome when accompanied by an adult.

Schuber, is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Administrative Science at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He lectures frequently on government, law, military history, historical leadership, ethics, communication and conflict resolution. He has written many scholarly articles and co-authored books on topics of history, leadership and Homeland Security. He is a Captain in the US Army Reserve (Retired). His extensive world travels have given him a bird’s eye view of historical sites and situations all over the world.

People who lived then always remember where they were in the early morning hours of December 7, 1941 when Japanese planes bombed the sleepy Hawaiian port killing and wounding nearly 5,000 American servicemen. According to Schuber, the world would never be the same again. His lecture will discuss the Japanese plans, execution and aftermath of the attack which would result in the entrance of America into WWII and change the lives of millions forever.

Complimentary coffee and cake will be served. A question and answer period will follow Schuber’s presentation. For more information, call 201-573-0307 or visit www.pascackhistoricalsociety.org.

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Sunday, November 19 - Farmingdale, Monmouth County
Early 19th Century Thanksgiving
Family Friendly

We invite you to join us to give thanks for a bountiful harvest, the company of each other, and all the things that help to enrich our lives. We invite you then, to come and celebrate a 19th Century Thanksgiving with our family at The Historic Village at Allaire on Sunday from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. There will be a special program in the chapel at 1:00 pm. Admission is FREE.

The Historic Village at Allaire is located in Allaire State Park, 4265 Atlantic Avenue, Farmingdale, NJ. For more information, contact the Allaire Village office during business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, at 732-919-3500 or visit www.allairevillage.org.

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Sunday, November 19 - Westfield, Union County
An Illustrated Talk on the Story of Union County College’s Historic Tree Project

Dr. Tom Ombrello, a Senior Professor of Biology at Union County College, will conduct an illustrated talk on the story of Union County College’s Historic Tree Project and the many noteworthy trees growing in the College’s Historic Tree Grove. An emphasis will be placed on historic trees from NJ. The talk will take place on Sunday at 2:30 pm at the Reeve House in Westfield, New Jersey.

Dr. Ombrello began the historic tree project at the college in 1995, collecting seeds or cuttings of noteworthy historic trees around the New Jersey. Offspring trees are grown in the college’s greenhouses and outdoor nursery. One offspring of each historic tree is planted in the Historic Tree Grove established on the Cranford campus. When available, extra offspring seedlings are distributed to, among other places, NJ schools and municipalities.

As part of that project, Dr. Ombrello collected acorns from the historic Basking Ridge White Oak Tree on the grounds of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church as its life came to an end after 600 years. It is believed to have been one of the oldest White Oak trees in America. On the college’s Cranford campus, Dr. Ombrello grew progeny of the historic tree.

Dr. Ombrello has a B.A. from Herbert Lehman College, an M.S. from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He teaches a wide variety of courses in the STEM Division, including General Biology, Environmental Science, Zoology, and Plant Science. His research interests involve working with NJ’s Division of Fish and Wildlife to reduce the negative encounters between people and black bears in Northwest NJ.

Space is limited and prior registration is required so to make a reservation kingly e-mail westfieldhistoricalsociety@gmail.com or call 908-654-1794. There is a suggested donation of $5 to help offset costs and to support the Society.

For more information about the Westfield Historical Society and the Reeve House, which is located at 314 Mountain Avenue in Westfield, NJ visit http://westfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

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Sunday, November 19 - Maplewood, Essex County
Maplewood and Durand-Hedden Remember the Great War

One hundred years ago, the United States declared war on Germany, joining the First World War, and the impact was felt in the small town of Maplewood, NJ. Over 100 men from Maplewood were called to serve and eight never made it home. Three saw brutal action in France, two were pilots whose planes went down, and three were victims of the influenza pandemic.

Join Durand-Hedden on Sunday from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm as we observe this historic event that changed the world, the United States, and our town. Join a WWI reenactor portraying a Marine sergeant as he reveals the life of a doughboy; and view a soldier’s kit and antique firearms. Hear an authentically attired drum and bugle corps from Early Music and Arts play military music of the period plus the spirited “Over There,” and meet silent screen celebrity “Theda Bara” as she speaks about her work selling war bonds and visiting the wounded. Interactive activities for young visitors include designing patriotic propaganda posters and making red paper poppies symbolizing remembrance.

A new exhibit will explore recently rediscovered stories of Maplewood’s war casualties as well as the effects of the Spanish flu and efforts of the home front. Soon after War’s end, the young suburb of Maplewood began plans to create Memorial Park, named to commemorate all the men and women who had served. To honor the eight local men who died, the community planted eight American Elms at the top of the natural amphitheater, marked by a bronze plaque.

Check out our Country Store’s historic-themed treasures: early American games, books, and toys; facsimile documents; quill pens and ink; historic cookbooks; cookie molds; tin lanterns; and reproductive decorative items and ceramics. You’ll also discover the hard-to-find original Doors of Maplewood poster, Smile, the history of Olympic Park, and the new acid-free reproduction of the charming 1931 map of Maplewood.

Durand-Hedden House is dedicated to telling the history of the development of Maplewood, New Jersey and the surrounding area in new and engaging ways. It is located in Grasmere Park at 523 Ridgewood Road in Maplewood, New Jersey. For more information, call 973-763-7712 or visit www.durandhedden.org.

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Sunday, November 19 - Boonton, Morris County
The Legacy of Boonton’s Celebrated Bridge Builder, Othmar Ammann

Dr. Edward Marlatt, past President of the Boonton Historical Society & Museum and native Boontonian, will give a presentation and discussion of the Civil Engineer and master bridge builder Othmar Amman (1879-1965), who designed and erected six major bridges in New York City: George Washington, Bayonne, Tri-borough, Bronx-Whitestone, Throgs Neck, and Verrazano-Narrows. Mr. Ammann was a resident of Boonton for almost 40 years, and the new reservoir bridge connecting Boonton to Parsippany bears his name. The program will include Boonton Trivia &a Tales, a segment about memorable people and events of the town.

All are welcome.  This program takes place at 2:00 pm at the Boonton Senior Center, 126 North Main Street, Boonton, NJ. Free admission and refreshments. For more information, call 646-248-0640 or e-mail marlatt@adelphi.edu.

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Sunday, November 19 - Montclair, Essex County
Historic House Tours: Crane/YWCA & Shultz Open
Family Friendly

On Sunday you can visit ALL of the Montclair Historical Society’s properties, including the Shultz House at 30 North Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ. This amazing gem of a house is an intact time capsule of life in the early 20th century. Wait until you see the woodwork, the Delft fireplace surround, the science equipment in the library!

You can also discover history through the “many voices” who made our community what it is today at the Crane House and Historic YWCA at 108 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ. The people who lived, worked, and relaxed in this building tell the story of not only Montclair, but also New Jersey and nation from its early years of a fledgling country to a country embroiled in Civil Rights. While you’re here, make sure you see what’s growing at the farm, meet the chickens, and visit the Museum Shop for unique, one-of-a-kind treats.

Both houses are open from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Tours of the Crane House & Historic YWCA are on the hour, last tour at 3:00 pm. Tours of the Shultz House are on the half hour, last tour 3:30 pm. Admission is $6/adult; $5/student/senior with ID; $4/child; under 2 free, good for both sites. Members get in free! For more information, call 973-744-1796, e-mail mail@montclairhistorical.org, or visit www.montclairhistorical.org.

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Sunday, November 19 - Princeton, Mercer County
Historic Princeton Walking Tour
Children Friendly Tour

Enjoy a 1.9 mile, two-hour walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel, and Palmer Square. The early history of Princeton, the founding of the University, and the American Revolution are just some of the stories from Princeton’s history that you will learn on your tour.

Admission: $7 per adult; $4 children ages 6 to 12; free for children age 5 and under. Tours begin in front of the Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ. Tour begins at 2:00 pm and ends at 4:00 pm. Walk up ticket sales are cash only; guides cannot provide change. Space is limited. For more information and to reserve tickets, call 609-921-6748 or visit www.princetonhistory.org.

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Sunday, November 19 - Chatham, Morris County
The History of Green Village

On Sunday at 2:00 pm, the Chatham Township Historical Society presents “The History of Green Village,” with Kevin Doherty. This program takes place at the Chatham Township Municipal Building, 58 Meyersville Road, Chatham, NJ.

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Through Sunday, November 26 - Paterson, Passaic County
30th Annual Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique

From November 4th through November 26th, Lambert Castle, home of the Passaic County Historical Society will present the 30th annual Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique. Open Wednesday through Friday from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, the boutique invites you to enjoy shopping for this year's assortment of festive holiday gifts, jewelry, seasonal decorations, crafts, collectibles, and gourmet food in the historic atmosphere and ambiance of Lambert Castle.

Admission to the Boutique is $6 for the duration of the show. All admission fees include two return visits. Children under 12 years are admitted free of charge. No child strollers or carriages are permitted inside the Castle. Visa and Mastercard are accepted for purchases. The café will return to the third floor serving a variety of soups, sandwiches, as well as hot and cold drinks. All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the Passaic County Historical Society.

The Passaic County Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, was founded to cultivate interest among individuals and the community-at-large in the rich history of Passaic County. To this end our museum in Lambert Castle showcases examples of the County's cultural and artistic diversity, as well as examples of the County's natural, civil, military, and ecclesiastical history. The Society also maintains a library and archive, which houses manuscripts, books and photographs of historical and genealogical interest.

Lambert Castle is located at 3 Valley Road, Paterson NJ. For more information, call 973-247-0085 or visit www.lambertcastle.org.

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1st and 3rd Saturdays through November 2017 - Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth County
Atlantic Highlands Architectural Walking Tours


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Through Sunday, January 1, 2018 - Cape May, Cape May County
An Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit
Family Friendly

An exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys, and much more! At the Carroll Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ. The exhibit will be available for viewing from Friday, November 17, 2017 through Sunday, January 1, 2018. The Gallery is open daily (except Thanksgiving and Christmas); hours vary. Free admission. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information or gallery hours, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

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Through Sunday, January 28, 2018 - Morristown, Morris County
A Presidential Collection: W. Parsons Todd Collects Washington, Lincoln and More!

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM) presents A Presidential Collection: W. Parsons Todd Collects Washington, Lincoln, and More!, featuring a selection of correspondence, art, and artifacts related to our past presidents. This exhibition is on view through January 28, 2018 in the Schoolroom Gallery.

Items on view include a silhouette locket of George Washington rumored to contain his hair, china from Presidents Lincoln, Grant, Pierce, Hayes and more, as well as one of five known existing copies of George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation from 1789.

The exhibition also anticipates the interest of children in history, and includes a special children's component titled Eating & Working in the President's House. Through interactive displays, children learn about the day-to-day lives of famous presidents and their families.

Macculloch Hall is located at 45 Macculloch Avenue in Morristown. More information, please call the MHHM at 973-538-2404 or visit www.maccullochhall.org.

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Through Sunday, May 13, 2018 - Morristown, Morris County
The Cutting Edge: Medicine in Morris County, 1876 - 1976

Morris County Historical Society will feature the many contributions Morris County doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and veterinarians have made to the field of medicine at both the local and global levels at its upcoming exhibit, "The Cutting Edge: Medicine in Morris County, 1876-1976." The exhibit will open on Sunday, September 10 and run through Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Morris County is a hub of innovation in the medical field. The "Grandfather of the Epidural," James Leonard Corning, MD, lived at Acorn Hall, now the MCHS headquarters; the country's first Doctor of Veterinary Medicine was born in Mount Olive; the biggest studies disproving the benefits of lobotomies took place at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital; and the Right-to-Die controversy first made national headlines through the case of Karen Ann Quinlan in the 1970s and 1980s.

Morris County also is home to The Seeing Eye, Bayer's North American Headquarters, and Morristown Medical Center, a nationally-ranked hospital in the fields of cardiology and orthopedics.

The exhibit will honor the 125th anniversary of Morristown Medical Center, include stories and photos of and objects from Greystone Park never before exhibited, and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the burning of the original All Souls' Hospital. It also will explore the history of The Seeing Eye, right-to-die cases, veterinarian medicine, local pharmaceutical giants, impact of diseases, such as tuberculosis and Spanish Flu, and notable medical professionals who treated Morris County residents.

A formal Exhibit Opening will be held on Thursday, September 21 at 6:00 pm. Morris County Historical Society is located at Acorn Hall, 68 Morris Avenue, Morristown, NJ and is open Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, and Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Admission, which includes the exhibits and landscaped grounds, is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for students, and is free for children under 12 and MCHS members. For more information, call 973-267-3465 or visit www.MorrisCountyHistory.org.

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Through June 2018 - Ocean Township, Monmouth County
New Jersey and the Great War: Local Stories of World War I 

Bringing World War One Home
Though overshadowed by its sequel, World War One had profound and lasting effects on politics, social order, and individual lives. “New Jersey and the Great War: Local Stories of World War One,” the exhibit opening to the public at the Eden Woolley House, Sunday, June 25, sets out to make that case—with particular emphasis on the people and happenings of our state.

The Big Picture
The Great War reshaped the world. The U.S. emerged a world power. The seeds were sown for the rise of fascism and the spread of communism. Middle Eastern national boundaries were redrawn, fueling ethnic conflicts that continue to threaten.

At home, the scope and power of the U.S. government grew. A national army took over state militias. National security clashed with civil rights. Ethnic tensions grew--as did opposing organizations that either fed or defended against them. Women entered the work force in unprecedented numbers—and developed a irreversible taste for independence.

New Jersey’s Role
New Jersey was an industrial powerhouse that supplied the Allies even before we entered the war—and for that drew the attention of saboteurs. Once in the war, we boosted our manufacturing output. The army built facilities here that played major roles in the war effort, including Camps Dix, Merritt (a major embarkation base), and Vail (later Fort Monmouth).

New Jersey supplied two high-profile figures of the war era, most notably, the President himself. Wilson was a former New Jersey governor who ran his presidential campaigns from right here in Monmouth County. His nemesis during the war years, Alice Paul, was a militant suffragist from Burlington County who labelled the president “Kaiser Wilson.” Her White House picketing and arrest drew national attention and in large part led Wilson to reverse his opposition to the 19th Amendment.

One Man’s Story 
Behind the headlines are the stories of people. The exhibit tells, among others, of Joe Marino (born Giuseppe Maranaccio). Joe ended up in Asbury Park, U.S. citizen, father of four, and owner of Marino’s Bar on Main St. But he started life in Accadia, Italy. 

Italy, originally allied with Germany, remained neutral at the onset of war, then sided with the Allies. Nearly 6 million Italians served—including a teenaged Joe Marino. He was captured and imprisoned for years in Austria. Near the end of the war, he escaped and walked under cover of  darkness the hundreds of miles back to his village. His sweetheart, assuming him dead, had married. Heartbroken, Joe moved to Rome where he worked three years to save the money to immigrate to the states.

This exhibit runs through June 2018. The Township of Ocean Historical Museum offers exhibits on the history of coastal Monmouth County and a full calendar of events. The Museum also houses a library and archive of local history. It is open, free of charge, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Thursday evenings, and 1:00 - 4:00 pm the first and second Sundays of each month. The Township of Ocean Historical Museum is located at 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ. For more information, visit www.oceanmuseum.org.

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Through December 30, 2018 - Piscataway, Middlesex County
Over There, Over Here: New Jersey During orld War I 


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Some event listings courtesy of the League of Historical Societies of New Jersey

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