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Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

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New Jersey Quakers: Their History and the Records They Left (Virtual)

Quakers were among the earliest settlers in North America, particularly in New Jersey. Quakers were amazing record-keepers. Not only did they record births, marriages, and deaths, they kept extensive records on those who came into their local meetings and those who left. Transgressions by members of the community were publicly discussed and recorded, and as […]

The Street Where You Live: How Lawrence Became a Suburb 1900-2000 (virtual)

Like many sleepy farming communities in New Jersey, Lawrence Township underwent a profound transformation during the 20th century as many thousands of acres of farmland were subdivided into housing tracts. From 1900-2000 Lawrence’s population increased almost twenty-fold. Join us to learn how the Lawrence of then became the Lawrence of now - and hear the […]

Princeton Graveyard Virtual Tour (Virtual)

Get into the Princeton spirit with a virtual tour of Princeton Cemetery, referred to as the "Westminster Abbey of the United States." Hear the fascinating stories, accompanied by images of the final resting places, of many of Princeton's prominent citizens, including a U.S. president, vice president, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Presented […]