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Welcome

…to Somerset County’s 13th annual Weekend Journey Through the Past!  Bring your family, friends and loved ones on a perfect weekend outing where you’ll…

  • Visit up to 30 significant participating 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, North to South and East to West.

  • 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 pleasurable 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

And much more! Participating partners are currently planning their special activities and exhibitions for 2018. Keep watching this space to see what you can expect on this year’s Weekend Journey...

 

 Somerset County’s annual Weekend Journey Through The Past is an initiative of the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a division of Somerset County government, in collaboration with many county-wide local historical organizations/commissions and other county organizations.

Funding has been made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through the State/County Partnership Local Arts Program Grant / Arts in Non-Traditional Venues. Funding helped defray the cost of some arts programming, and artists whose involvement contributed to and enhanced arts activities to complement this annual collaborative heritage tourism event.

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