Future Events

August 4 & 5, 2018

All Day

Civil War Encampment

The 61st New York Regiment will spend the weekend camping out at the Havens Homestead Museum property.  The soldiers pitch their tents and march, fire guns and interact with the public explaining the chores and work they did while in camp.  They invite children to march with them.  Daytime hours on Sat., Aug. 4 and until approximately 2 pm on Sun., Aug. 5.  Tours of the museum are given by society members who will also host a bake sale.  Admission to the event and the museum is free, and donations are gratefully accepted.

September 11, 2018

7:30 pm

Society Meeting

7:30 pm at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick
Dr. Richard Veit will present a program on NJ cemeteries and tombstones. Free admission; the public is welcome. Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.

November 13, 2018

7:30 pm

Society Meeting

7:30 pm at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick
Linda J. Barth, retired teacher and author from Somerville, will present a program called NJ Originals, Technical Marvels, Odd Inventions, Trailblazing Characters and more. This is part two of her inventions programs, she presented part one in a previous year.
Meetings are open to the public and admission is free. Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.

November 29, 2018

All Day

“Christmas in the Castle”

Day trip to Bucks County, PA. We will have a tour called “Christmas in the Castle” at the Glencairn Museum, and also, we will see the parts of the museum that the family resided in. We will visit Byers’ Choice and learn about the famous caroler dolls and observe production of them. In addition there will be an exhibit of over 200 mangers from around the world. A full luncheon buffet will be at the 1700’s Joseph Ambler Inn. Price is $85 for members and $90 for non-members, includes transportation, all admissions, luncheon and gratuities for wait staff and bus driver. To check availability and/or make a reservation, please click HERE to contact us.