Uncategorized April 30, 2024

Morris County Pathways of History


Rockefeller House, Chester Historical Society

Hi everyone,

This Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5th, is the 15th anniversary of the “The Pathways of History-Museum & Site Tours- Morris County. You are invited to tour  for free any of 26 historic sites operated in Morris County. Between 12noon and 5pm these museums will highlight the history of their towns.  These historic sites are operated by some of Morris County’s smallest, all-volunteer, and self-sustaining organization.

Please go to the website:           The Pathways of History-Museum Tours of Morris County

This website will provide you with a map of all museums, dates they are open, and short description of each site.

I hope you have time to visit some of these sites.  It’s fun, educational, and awe inspiring to learn about the history of Morris County.

Also on Saturday May 4th, 11am to 2:30 pm, Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, will be holding its Tri-County History Fair.  14 local Historical Societies, Genealogical Societies, and Libraries from Somerset, Union, and Middlesex Counties will be at the library  to discuss their organization’s resources and programs available to the public. Lindsay Smith, Artifact Assessment Program Coordinator for the New Jersey Association of Museum, will lead a discussion, starting at 11;30, on Downsizing Heirloom and Collectibles.  Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps, president and CEO of 1804 Consultants and co-founder of the Sankofa Collaborative, will present Open the Door, I’ll Get It Myself: The Great Migration to New Jersey.

For more information, go to:  Plainfield Public Library Tri-County History Fair

Finally, Atlantic Visiting Nurses will be holding their bi-annual rummage sale at the Far Hills Fairground corner of Peapack Road And Route 202, from Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5.  Sales proceeds help support home health and hospice care for their patients.

For more information, go to Atlantic Visiting Nurses Rummage Sale

As always, call me if I can be of help.