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History Day at East Jersey Old Town Village in Piscataway

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East Jersey Old Town Village Credits: Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage
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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Sunday, June 5 will be History Day at the East Jersey Old Town Village in Piscataway’s Johnson Park.

Sponsored by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey Historical Commission, History Day is an open house featuring family style activities for all ages and vintage children's games and crafts. 

Historic craft demonstrations will include blacksmithing, open hearth cooking, yarn spinning, chair caning, antique clocks, lace making and 19th century decorative painting techniques. Discover the history of Piscataway in the History Tent with over 25 historical societies and groups featuring exhibits and displays with 18th century music performances throughout the day. 

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The East Jersey Old Town Village is a gateway site to the Crossroads of the American Revolution, where 14 historic buildings were relocated and renovated for use as a village devoted to New Jersey's rich heritage. 

This free event is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with carriage rides through Johnson Park starting at noon.

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