Celebrate 350 Years of History in Our Great State with a Visit from New Jersey’s First Governor! “Governor Livingston, I Presume” Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 pm at Historic Harlingen Church Route 206, Belle Mead, NJ 08502 Born in … Continue reading
On Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm, presenting in first person interpretation, Dr. Daisy Century of American History Theatre brings former slave, abolitionist, suffragette Sojourner Truth to life. The program will presented September 18, 2014 at Mary Jacobs Library, … Continue reading
Sourland Mountain: Special Place/Special People VHHS President and Archivist Judy Peters will host her really fun program with photos and stories of the many famous people (Including Gen. Washington, Lindbergh, Dylan and many more famous and infamous characters) who once spent … Continue reading
In partnership with Montgomery Friends of Open Space, Sourland Conservancy and Mary Jacobs Library, VHHS celebrates the history and mystery of the Sourland Mountains. April 10th Sourland Mountain: Special Place/Special People VHHS President Judy Peters will host a fun … Continue reading
What did Benjamin Frankin really mean when he said of the bald eagle, “He is a Bird of bad moral Character… Besides he is a rank Coward”? Find out the answer and more on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Mary … Continue reading
CANCELLED and Will Be Rescheduled On Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm, presenting in first person interpretation, Dr. Daisy Century brings former slave, abolitionist, suffragette Sojourner Truth to life. The program will presented February 13, 2014 at Mary Jacobs … Continue reading
Both chimneys have received significant repair as well as the wall along Route 601. In addition the peak on the east side was painted professionally since our volunteers were not eager to reach that high! Total repairs since February 2011 … Continue reading
On Sunday afternoon October 7th. noted historian and teacher, Clarissa Dillon, Ph.D. will host a family-oriented program at the Montgomery Farm Museum. Clarissa’s doctorate in History is from Bryn Mawr College. She has been doing hands-on activities since 1973. Her programs have … Continue reading
June 1st brought us May in Montgomery’s – A Taste of the Sourlands, a grand wine-tasting at Unionville Vineyards. The Taste of the Sourlands was a fundraiser to benefit the cost of the Gulick House cedar-shake roof. Attendees invited to … Continue reading
Visitors to the Open House at the Gulick house enjoyed the peaceful grounds, refreshed landscaping, and the newly reorganized archives of historic maps, journals, genealogy, photos and local artifacts. A perfect setting to learn a bit of Montgomery’s rich Dutch and Colonial past.
VHHS members were excited to show our visitors the new cedar-shake roof at the 260-year old stone Dutch farm house, thanks to a matching grant from the 1772 Foundation Grant Program, administered by the NJ Historic Trust.
Click here to continue to photos from our second event, A Taste of the Sourlands – Wine tasting fundraiser for the Gulick house.