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Jefferson Museum Participates in Pathways of History and adds Gallery of Quilts

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The Jefferson Township Museum, also known as the George Chamberlain House, will participate in the 8th Annual Pathways of History Tour of Historic Places in Morris County. 

This two-day family-friendly, admission free event  features self-guided tours of 20 landmark sites! All locations will open their doors in simultaneous welcome on Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM and on Sunday, October 8 from Noon – 4:00 PM.  A much anticipated annual event, the tour is enjoyed by an ever-growing number of visitors. Whatever your interest – it’s certain to be covered by this outstanding assemblage of small, admission free, and entirely volunteer-run historic groups.

Gallery of Quilts:

In conjunction with Pathways to History, a Morris County event taking place on October 7 and 8 throughout Morris County, the Jefferson Township museum will be transformed into a Gallery of Quilts. On display will be historic quilts from our own collections along with other antique quilts on loan from local residents. There will also be an array of quilts handmade by Historical Society members that will be offered for sale. Prices range up to $500. Purchases must be by cash or check. Our costumed docents will be on hand to share information on these special displays.

For further information and a map of all participating museums, visit the Pathways website at www.pathwaysofhistorynj.net.

Represented this year are properties of significance in Boonton, Boonton Township, Butler, Denville, Dover, Florham Park, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon, Lake Hopatcong, Lincoln Park, Mine Hill, Township of Montville, Pequannock Township, Randolph, Roxbury Township and Washington Township. 

The Jefferson Museum will feature tours by docents in authentic Victorian costumes and self-guided tours of Museum’s Victorian gardens. For further information and a map of all participating museums, visit the Pathways website at www.pathwaysofhistorynj.net.

The Jefferson Museum is located at 315 Dover-Milton Road, Jefferson, NJ.  While there, be sure to visit Miss Elizabeth’s Shoppe located in the original kitchen of the Museum.  The Shoppe is packed with new and vintage items for sale at very reasonable prices.

 

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