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Events for Saturday June 15, 2019

African American Heritage Sites in the Sourlands, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum

Saturday June 15, 2019
8:00 AM

Start your morning with Tatiana Fulmer, Sourland Conservancy Trustee and outdoor enthusiast, as she brings to light the history and contributions of African Americans within the Sourland region. Participants will be guided through three significant locations: the Pennington African Cemetery, the Stoutsburg Cemetery, and the Mt. Zion AME Church. Learn about each site during a short walk around the grounds.

This event is free, but space is limited. Registration is required at www.tiny.cc/SCSites.

Historic Stony Brook: Gateway to Princeton History

Saturday June 15, 2019
1:00 PM

Saturdays: May 11, and June 15 1:00 PM - Starts at Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road; tickets are $5

This hike explores the lives of Princeton’s 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. 

Tickets can be purchased online at www.princetonhistory.org, or by calling (609) 921-6748 x102.

The Story of Our Flag, Washington Crossing State Park

Saturday June 15, 2019
2:00 PM

Stanley Saperstein will perform a presentation as Francis Hopkinson, New Jersey Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Hopkinson, a member of the Congressional Marine Committee, claimed that he had created the Stars and Stripes. The presentation will be held in the Visitor Center Museum’s auditorium at 2:00 PM. A Park entrance fee applies.

The Visitor Center Museum can be reached from I-95 by taking the Trenton/Lambertville Exit (this is the first exit in New Jersey heading north and the last exit heading south). Continue north on Route 29 for 2 ½ miles and turn right at the first traffic light. Park Entrance will be on your left in a ½ mile. Enter the park and follow the signs to the Visitor Center Museum.

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