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Force Homestead To Open March 13

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Force Historical Homestead
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The Force Homestead Museum will be open to the public on Sunday March 13, from 2 to 4 pm.

Built in 1745 by the Force family, early settlers in Livingston, the original home consisted of one large room and a loft area. The house was expanded in 1800.

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The Township purchased the land the Force Home is located on in 1962, with the goal of making the house into a museum. Historical Society members restored the interior rooms to authenticity.

Today the home which contains a fireplace in nearly every room, is furnished with period pieces and articles donated by Livingston residents, including grandfather clocks, spinning wheels, and hand made quilts.

The Home’s Museum room also features a display of elegant gowns, dating back the 1700s.

The Force Homestead is open to the public the second Sunday of each month for tours conducted by members of the Livingston Historical Society. In addition, private tours may be arranged by calling 973-992-3017.

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NJ Governor Signs Executive Order to Fly Flags at Half-Staff to Recognize Parkland Florida Victims

February 20, 2018

New Jersey Governor Phillip D. Murphy signed Executive Order No.1 on Monday ordering the flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of New Jersey to be flown at half-staff to recognize and mourn the passing of the victims in Parkland, FL.

The order is for all state offices, agencies and municipalities, including schools for Tuesday, Feb. 20.

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