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Lecture: New Jersey Register of Historic Places

Virtual

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Van Riper Hopper House being added to the National Register of Historic Places and the NJ Register of Historic Places. Come celebrate this anniversary and National Preservation Month with us! Joining us from NJ Historic Preservation Office, guest speaker Andrea Tingey will share with us the importance of historic …

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Benefits of Physical Activity for Seniors

Virtual

Wednesday, May 25 2:00 PM Virtual When making better lifestyle choices, people commonly rely on eating healthier and exercising more. Making changes to your beverage choices is important as well. Reducing the amount of sugar-sweetened beverages you drink can save anywhere between 200 to 2,000 calories per day. This week's webinar will offer suggestions and …

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Lecture: After Yorktown – The Path to Newburgh

Virtual

Virtual Lecture Believe it or not, the American War for Independence did not end in 1781 at the Siege of Yorktown. Explore the important issues and events that occurred after Yorktown that paved the way for General Washington’s stay at Newburgh in the Hasbrouck House from 1782-1783.

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Lecture: The Terhunes – Sunnybank’s Talented Family

Virtual

Albert Payson Terhune, the famous author, was the product of a literary household. Learn more about this unique, forward-thinking family as we explore their personalities and successful endeavors.

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Lecture: Pirates and Privateers in New Jersey

Virtual

New Jersey’s coast has a rich history, from sunken German submarines to buried and sunken treasures still undiscovered. Guest speaker Fred Eckert will regale us with swashbuckling stories of the state’s past.

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Virtual: When Steampunk was Real – The History of Steam Technology

Virtual

As a subgenre of science fiction, Steampunk is an alternate world free of electricity and gas-powered engines. We have forgotten that at one time Steampunk was not a fantasy, but a reality. Come and be surprised at how technologically advanced the steam culture was.

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Virtual: Suffrage and Women’s Fashion of the 19th Century

Virtual

American women's fashion changed drastically between 1830 - 1920. One of the ways we can study this change is through their undying pursuit for equal rights through voting. With each step towards the Vote, women's fashion stepped in a direction that directly affects how women dress today.

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