Morven Museum and Garden's Free Fourth of July Jubilee

Morven Museum and Garden

55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Reenactors, Live Music, and Art for All Ages Visit Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton, NJ for its annual Fourth of July Jubilee on Wednesday, July 4th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Princeton- In 1783, delegates to Congress celebrated Independence Day at Morven, the home of Richard Stockton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. This Fourth of July, Morven Museum & Garden opens its historic grounds to all for free family fun on Wednesday, July 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Meet George Washington & Annis Boudinot Stockton with short performances by costumed reenactors William Agress and Alisa Dupuy throughout the afternoon. Sign the Declaration of Independence. Everyone can be a part of history and sign our Declaration facsimile. Take part in demonstrations of Early American Domestic Arts portrayed by more than a dozen professional reenactors including: blacksmithing (new this year!), ice cream making, papermaking, tales from a soldier’s life, and more! Drink in a Revolutionary Tea program with 18th century tea sets display, lore and songs performed by Stacy Flora Roth. Share what Independence means to you on Morven’s interactive chalkboard. Create Parade Flags and Pinwheels with Arts Council of Princeton’s Amy Kisby and join the 4th of July Parade march to America’s birthday cake presentation and free treat. Listen to Live Bluegrass Music by Ocean Country Band on Morven’s front porch Feast on Food Truck fare: Refreshments available for purchase from Tower Dogs, Nina’s Waffles, and Tico’s Eatery & Juice Bar Special family admission price for visitors wishing to tour the museum on the 4th: $25 per family. Parking is available at the Princeton Theological Seminary or Monument Hall parking lots, or on the street. With so many children at the event, there will be no on-site parking at Morven. Morven’s Jubilee is SHINE only (due to outdoor activities, it will be cancelled if there is prolonged rain) Check Morven’s facebook page https://www.facebook.com/morven.museum.garden/ for updates concerning the weather! For additional details visit http://morven.org/events/event/july-4th-jubilee/ Or call Curator of Education and Public Programs Debra Lampert-Rudman at 609-924-8144, ext. 106

Wednesday - July 04, 2018

Contact:

Debra Lampert-Rudman

Phone: 6099248331
Website: Click to Visit

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