May in Montgomery 2017

Join us for Two Events:

Historic Preservation, Urban Redevelopment, and the Rural Landscape: How New Jersey Makes the Connection by John D.S. Hatch – May 15 @ 7:30

and

SIGHTSEEING ALONG THE SCENIC BYWAY” – MAY 21st
Millstone Valley Bus Tour

Note: New Meeting Place!!

Would you like to tour a byway that still resembles when George Washington’s troops marched there? Would you like to visit and learn about area historic houses and barns from the Revolutionary and early American period?

The Millstone Valley National Scenic Byway has a significant place in our nation’s history. In the heart of Central New Jersey and running through Montgomery, Hillsborough and Franklin townships and the villages of Griggstown, East Millstone,Millstone,Kingston and Rocky Hill.

Join us May 21st to tour the scenic byway loop along the Millstone River and Delaware and Raritan Canal from East Millstone to Kingston and back. This guided bus tour by local history experts will be a trip back in time, to relive history and get a glimpse of life in the valley as it was and still remains today. Small amounts of walking will be involved when we stop at several Dutch Colonial, Federal, and Victorian style homes.

DATE: Sunday, May 21
TIME: Tours at 11 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm (2 hr Tours)
PLACE: **New Meeting Place** The Farm Barn Museum behind 1860s House, 124 Montgomery Rd.  Please pre-register (see below) and arrive 15 min. early.
COST: $25 per person
LUNCH: An optional snack will be available with refreshments at no charge.
BATHROOMS: Available at meeting place at start and finish

Price: $25 per person in advance either by mail or by ordering below:

Millstone Valley Bus Tour – 11:00AM – $25

Millstone Valley Bus Tour – 12:00PM – $25

Millstone Valley Bus Tour – 1:30PM – $25

Once you have selected the tour(s) you wish to attend, select the “View Cart” button to review your purchases or change the number attending and pay for your tours.

If you have questions, please call Anne at 908-359-2642 or email info@vanharlingen.org. Offered in cooperation with the Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition.

May in Montgomery is the largest annual fundraising event of our local Van Harlingen Historical Society, – a 501(c)3 non-profit. Please join us for this fascinating tour!