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2016 SPECIAL FEATURES

 


NJ National Guard Army Band

NJ National Guard Army Band will play a variety of music from the big band era to Sousa’s marches to some NJ rock and roll contemporaries. 

 

 

 

19th Century Photography
John Bernaski will demonstrate Civil War era wet plate photography using original and authentic formulas, procedures & equipment.  He will outline the general history of the process & answer visitors’ questions.

 

 

 

Lenape Foodways

 

Lenape Foodways
Susan McLellan Plaisted is the proprietress of Heart to Hearth Cookery, a food history business based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Heart to Hearth Cookery will demonstrate & interpret Lenape foodways.

 

 

 

Phydeaux’s Flying Flea Circus & Wahoo Medicine Show
You won’t want to miss this hilariously funny & entertaining performance!  You will be enthralled by the heart stopping, death defying feats of Phydeaux’s famous acrobatic fleas & tremble in awe at the inimitable life changing scientific wonder of the age, Chief Wahoo Miracle Elixer.  The show is a delectable slice of 19th century Americana.

 

 

Oh Freedom! Exhibit
At the dawn of the American Revolution, the chains of enslaved & oppressed blacks clanged while cries for political freedom from British rule rang. This exhibit explores the role of Blacks in the American Revolution.

 

 

 

Play Ball!
The Flemington Neshanocks, Elizabeth Resolutes and Bog Iron Boys will play a base ball  match according to the rules of the 1860s & 1870s.  Period equipment & uniforms will be featured.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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