Make a vibrant connection to history...
…at Somerset County’s 13th annual Weekend Journey through the Past!
Visit 30 significant historic sites, all open to the public, free of charge. All participating sites are open on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 14 from Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Explore Somerset County’s quaint villages, rolling farmsteads, lively towns and unspoiled natural areas. Participating historic sites will be grouped into three convenient tours by location: Northern, Central, and Southern Somerset County.
Learn about former Somerset County residents, some of whom were distinguished statesmen and national leaders.
Witness what life was like 50... 100... or even 200 years ago, from daily work responsibilities and pleasant pastimes to the difficult hardships endured during the American Revolution.
Discover our many and varied individual Revolutionary War histories—major contributions to the County’s designation as a Crossroads of the American Revolution State Heritage Area.
Somerset County’s annual Weekend Journey Through The Past is an initiative of the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission in collaboration with many county-wide local historical organizations and commissions and other county organizations.
Made possible, in part, by funds from the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.