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Please Don’t Take Everything for Granite!

A Geology Tour of Montgomery

After a multi-year hiatus, the Van Harlingen Historical Society is proud to once again present May in Montgomery.

While we usually highlight local history going back two or three hundred years, this year we’re going back two or three hundred million years.

On May 6, we offer you your choice of morning or afternoon bus tour/ field trip led by Pierre Lacombe, USGS hydrogeologist (ret) and president of the Geological Association of New Jersey.

The two-hour tour will include several ‘get off the bus’ stops to see geological formations up close and personal, and to visit two colonial houses. Rain date is May 7. Tickets are $40. A tasty box lunch is included.

And that’s not all! On April 26 at 6 pm, you are invited to attend a geology talk at the Montgomery Library to get warmed up for the May 6 event. The lecture is co-sponsored by the library and is free and open to the public.

Details will be forthcoming as they develop so please check back to this website frequently.

If you have questions or would like to reserve your tickets, please contact Candy at library@vanharlingen.org.

The Gulick House Library is open on the 4th Saturday of each month (except Dec-Feb) from 10am-12pm or by appointment. Contact library@vanharlingen.org for more information.

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The Van Harlingen Historical Society

was founded in 1965 to help preserve the heritage of the Montgomery Township area and to interpret the area’s history through educational programs, publications, and exhibits.   VHHS believes that by educating people about our rich history, we create a stronger sense of community.