Hunterdon County Named One of the Happiest in the Country


The United Nations released the 2017 World Happiness Report, with the U.S. ranking 14th on the list that considered 155 nations. Three New Jersey counties ranked in the top 25  - Somerset (#14), Morris (#8), and Hunterdon County (#6). Here's what they had to say: Hunterdon County enjoys a high income-to-cost-of-living ratio at 1.96. Combined with [...]

Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market History Day


Historic architect Chris Pickell will lead a walking tour of the barns at the Dvoor Farm as part of the Hunterdon Land Trust's History Day on Sunday, July 9. Celebrate local history at the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market on Sunday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dvoor Farm, [...]

Splashes of History Lecture: Doughnuts for Doughboys!


The Red Mill is hosting a history lecture, their third of the year, called “Salvation Army Doughnut Girls of WWI” by actress and storyteller Laurie Gaulke. Using their own words as recorded in diaries, letters and interviews, Gaulke breathes life into history and the everyday people who create it. Listen to an American Salvation Army Volunteer, [...]

East Amwell Historical Society Talk Focuses on Township in 1870


Undated photo showing Old York Road in Ringoes in the late 1800s. Who were the movers and shakers of East Amwell nearly 150 years ago? What were families like here and what did they do to put food on their tables? Find out at Township Hall on Friday, April 21 at 7 p.m. [...]

Clinton Named One of Best Towns in Northeast


Clinton, New Jersey is one of the twenty finalists in a competition launched by USA Today for the best small town in the Northeast. Other nominees include Cape May (NJ), New Hope (PA), Cold Spring (NY), and Lewes (DE). USA Today's 10 Best contest explores the top destinations in various travel and leisure related categories. You can vote [...]

Tewksbury Historical Society Lecture on Alnwick Hall


Alnwick Hall in Morristown, New Jersey The Tewksbury Historical Society will host a free lecture by Historian and Author W. Barry Thomson on Alnwick Hall, the 2017 Mansion in May site, on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Christian Education Building 1 Miller Avenue in Oldwick.  The lecture [...]

Upcoming East Amwell Historical Society Presentations


Jim Walker will discuss the postal history of East Amwell on Friday, Feb. 17. Learn about early post offices in the community, recreation in the Sourland Mountain area and ghosts in the township in three upcoming East Amwell Historical Society presentations. All presentations will be held at the East Amwell Township Municipal Building, [...]

The Revolutionary Pub Crawl Returns


Revolutionary Pub Crawl 2016, Credit: The New Hope & Lambertville Historic Pub Crawl returns on Saturday, January 21, 2017! Learn the real story of the most amazing time period in our Country’s history.  Feel the suspense, the effort, the sacrifice and the rewards of our forefathers and mothers in this interactive historical [...]

East Amwell Historical Society Holiday House Tour


A 1740-era farm house is one of four stops on the Dec. 4 East Amwell Holiday House Tour Spend an afternoon enjoying several of the township’s most enchanting homes when the East Amwell Historical Society conducts its annual holiday house tour on Sunday, Dec. 4. The tour bus departs from the East Amwell [...]

East Amwell Historical Society History Weekend Kicks off with Walking Tour of Ringoes, Bus Tour of Township


The former Washington Hotel in downtown Ringoes. Come here a few stories about it during a walking tour of downtown Ringoes on Saturday, Oct. 22.0 The East Amwell Historical Society invites you to enjoy a weekend celebrating the township’s history on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22 and 23. First, take a guided tour [...]