Join us for Summer Saturdays By the Bay for free, family-friendly programming. Summer Saturdays offer hands-on children’s activities, educational programs, entertainment and an exploration of the outdoor environment right here in Bivalve, New Jersey! FREE!
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Saturday, August 22, 2015, 11:00 – 4:00
Heritage Day – Life on the Bayshore During the Revolutionary War.
Enjoy living history displays and re-enactors throughout the day along with history exhibits, period music, lunch in the Oyster Cracker Cafe and exhibits in the Delaware Bay Museum.
12:30: Michael Adelberg, Historian – Privateers and Plunderers: The American Revolution on the Jersey Shore, followed by a book signing of The Razing of Tinton Falls: Voices from the American Revolution.
2:00: Dr. Richard W. Hunter, Hunter Research – A Sharp Contest: The Revolutionary War Skirmish on the Lower Maurice River.
3:00: Unveiling of Interpretive Program for the Dallas’ Landing Skirmish Site.
-Royal American Reformers – Revolutionary War living history organization that portrays a Loyalist/
– The Canaan, Litchfield-Berkshire County Militia Burralls Corps
– Patrick Peters as Dr. Ludwig Wirtenberg, a surgeon who served at Valley Forge.
– Von Prueschenk Feldjagers – historically accurate group of people portraying Hessian soldiers and distaff stationed in the colonies during the American War For Independence. These men and (and women) were part of a standing, professional army, light infantry, and were not mercenaries. For more information, go towww.Feldjagers.org
Bring your family history research questions. NJ Family History Center will be on hand to help you getting started with genealogy or help with your questions. Learn tips using ancestry.com