Reenactors, Live Music & Art for All Ages Highlight Morven Museum & Garden's Free Fourth of July

Visit Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton, NJ for its annual Fourth of July Jubilee on Wednesday, July 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 pm.
By: Morven Museum & Garden
 
"Sign" the Declaration of Independence at the home of one of the Signers
"Sign" the Declaration of Independence at the home of one of the Signers
PRINCETON, N.J. - May 31, 2018 - PRLog -- – 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 pm.

"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 & 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 (http://tower-dogs.com/), Nina's Waffles (https://ninaswaffles.com/), and Tico's Eatery & Juice Bar (https://www.ticosprinceton.com/)

Special family admission price for visitors wishing to tour the museum on the 4th: $25 per family.

Parkingis 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 Morvens.

Morven's Jubilee is SHINE only  (due to the outdoor activities, it will be cancelled if there is prolonged rain). Check Morven's  facebook (https://www.facebook.com/morven.museum.garden/) 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.

Contact
Debi Lampert-Rudman
dlampertrudman@morven.org
16099248144 ext 106

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