UNION, NJ - The Union Township Historical Society will host another open house at the Caldwell Parsonage on Sunday, January 26, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  Admission is free. 
Visitors will be able to enjoy:
  • Wearing colonial bonnets and tricorn hats and faux colonial children's outfits for photos for social media;

  • Collecting Union County's Hannah Caldwell, James Caldwell, and Battle of Connecticut Farms trading cards;

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  • Receiving Union County Passport booklets and having them stamped--the Parsonage, part of the Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area, is an official National Park Service cancellation site;

  • History of Union, an original video produced by the Union High School History Club and partly taken from a drone, showing notable sites in Union;
  • A new historic Union map exhibit--36" x 48" reproductions of the 1860 Union farm map will be available for purchase;
  • A new exhibit on long-time Township Clerk, Mary Miller, a descendant of the Miller family, who lived in Connecticut Farms (aka Union) at least since 1730; and
  • An exhibit of historic household conveniences; farm implements; old TV’s, radios, and office equipment in the Tool Museum in the carriage house (aka barn).

The Caldwell Parsonage is located at 909 Caldwell Road.

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