Jefferson Township George Chamberlain House - Tops the 2021 Pathways of History Tour

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The Pathways of History tour for this year in Morris County will be passing through Jefferson Township as they start with the George Chamberlain House for the exhibit titled “Victorian Dress from Head to Toe.” This annual tour consists of over 20 Museums and Sites.

The Jefferson Township Historical Society will join other Morris County museums and historic sites for “Pathways of History” on Sunday, May 2 from 12 to 4PM.

Pathways 2021 Morris County MapThe Museum will be featuring an exhibit titled “Victorian Dress from Head to Toe.” This exhibit is being presented by the Society’s costume department. Vintage pieces from the Museum and private collections, along with reproductions of the late Victorian period (1870-1900) and up to 1920, will be displayed throughout the building.

Each room of the Museum will feature a different part of dressing the Victorian family. Gowns, outer wear, accessories, undergarments and lingerie will be displayed throughout the building. Many special pieces are being taken from archival storage for this exhibit. Informational signage will address many of the myths of Victorian clothing.

Period dressed docents and guides will be available to help visitors through the exhibit. Miss Elizabeth’s Garden plantings are labeled for self-guided tours. Miss Elizabeth’s Shoppe in the original kitchen will also be open during these hours to offer vintage and new items for sale.

The Museum is located on 315 Dover-Milton Road in the Historic Milton Village section of Jefferson Township. Pandemic guidelines are always followed. Masks are required for entry.

For further information, refer to the Jefferson Township’s Historical Society website at www.jeffersontownship.net/360/historicalsociety or email Christine Williams, Jefferson Township Historical Society President at president.jhs@jeffersontownship.net, or our Museum Curator museum.jhs@jeffersontownship.net .  Follow us on facebook:  Jefferson Twsp Historical Society for latest updates.

Morris County Tour: May 2, 2021 12:00 – 04:00 PM

Jefferson Township Historical Society    Oak Ridge

  • George Chamberlain House

Green Pond History Association, Inc.      Rockaway Township

  • Historic Davenport Hotel, Kimble Hotel & DeMouth/Snyder House

Historical Society of Rockaway Township             Rockaway Township

  • Hibernia Methodist Episcopal “Miners’ Church” & Historic District

The Ayres/Knuth Farm Foundation, Inc. Denville

  • Ayres/Knuth Farm

Dover Area Historical Society     Dover

  • Condict House

Orchard Street Gatehouse Historical Association                              Dover

  • Orchard Street Cemetery

Mount Tabor Historical Society Mount Tabor

  • Richardson History House

Randolph Friends Meeting House & Cemetery Association          Randolph

  • Randolph Friends Meeting House & Cemetery

Roxbury Township Historical Society      Succasunna

  • Walking Tour of Main Street, Succasunna

Chester Historical Society            Chester

  • Chester Historic District & Chester’s Rockefeller Center

Washington Township Land Trust            Long Valley

  • Obadiah LaTourette Grist & Saw Mill

Washington Township Historical Society              Long Valley

  • Union Schoolhouse & Union Church & Burial Ground

 

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