Thursday, June 18, 2020

NJ Weekend Historical Happenings: 6/20/20 - 6/21/20

 New Jersey Weekend Historical Happenings
A Weekly Feature on www.thehistorygirl.com
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Friday, June 19 - Cape May, Cape May County
Virtual Opening of Harriet Tubman Museum
Virtual Event

Join us on Juneteenth for our Virtual Opening of the Harriet Tubman Museum and a Walk for Social Justice in Cape May!

* Special Guest Speakers
* Virtual Tour of the New Harriet Tubman Museum
* A Discussion on Preservation of Black Cultural Heritage Sites
* Music & Inspiration to Continue the Conversation

Via live stream on Facebook Live and YouTube. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/harriettubmanmuseum.


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Sunday, June 21 - Cape May, Cape May County
Painted Ladies, Porches & More! Walking Tour

Take a walk from the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to the Washington Street Mall with a knowledgeable guide and experience charming Cape May, a National Historic Landmark city, up close. Delight in beautiful gardens as you learn about Victorian architecture and Cape May’s colorful history along the way. Discover the interesting features of various Victorian styles and learn why front porches were so important to Victorian social customs. Comfortable shoes recommended. 

The tour lasts 45 minutes and begin at 10:00 and 11:30 am.  Tickets are $15 per adult and $10 per child ages 3-12 years old. The tour begins at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ.

Tickets are limited to help maintain social distance. We ask that you bring and wear your own mask during the tour. Tickets will be refunded and admission denied to ticket holders, for whatever reason, decline to or cannot wear a mask. Refunds will be handled by phone or mail.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.capemaymac.org. Cape May MAC is a multifaceted not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation, and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors. Cape May MAC membership is open to all. For information about year-round schedule of tours, festivals, and special events, visit Cape May MAC’s website at www.capemaymac.org.

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

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