Come down to the Locktender's House! The Kingston Historical Society, with help from the Kingston Womens Chorus will brighten the canal at our traditional tree lighting. Event will be at 4:30 PM. Dress warmly!
The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Kingston Historical Society, Kingston, NJ will be held at 7 PM on Tuesday, December 6th, at the Kingston Fire House and also via videoconference and audio conference via Zoom. Our program for the evening: The D. & R. Canal State Park: Sustaining a Key New Jersey Asset. For a … Continue reading "KHS Annual Meeting & Program"
Today the Kingston Presbyterian Church is 300 years old! Founded January 21, 1723. To learn more about the 300th Anniversary, visit THIS POST
The Locktender's House, at the Kingston Lock on the Delaware and Raritan Canal holds historical displays in its first floor rooms. The displays are closed to the public during the winter months. Weekend access will resume on April 1st.
NOTE: Rain Date Saturday, May 6th You can still register for the May 6 event at: HTTPS://WWW.KHSNJ.ORG/WALKREGISTRATION Because of heavy rain forecast for April 29, we decided to postpone the event to May 6th. Read more about it HERE
Due to heavy rain in the forecast on April 29th, the Tavern Walk has been moved to May 6th. A Saturday Afternoon walk led by George Luck, Jr. Half way between New York and Philadelphia, Kingston was a natural place for inns and taverns for travelers. The first inn/tavern was established by Henry Greenland in … Continue reading "Taverns of Kingston- a Saturday Walking Tour (new date)"
As part of the celebration of 300 years, the Kingston Presbyterian Church is holding a special event in the Kingston Cemetery.Meet some of Kingston’s ancestors, as they tell you their story, during an afternoon stroll through KPC’s historic cemetery. RSVP: call: (609) 921-8895 or email: email@example.com
Historical sites from Dayton to Kingston and north to Deans will be open for three hours of special programming. More details at: Our Event List Presented by the South Brunswick Township Historical Society. A Saturday “Scavenger Hunt” encourages groups to visit locations across the township over a three hour period from 11 AM to 2 … Continue reading "South Brunswick History Day 2023"
The Kingston Historical Society features an annual meeting speaker, Markus McParland, author of "Community Collection for Kingston, NJ" The meeting will be at the Kingston Firehouse, 8 Heathcote Road, Kingston NJ 08528. You may also attend by "zoom.us" by pre-registering at our EVENT PAGE LINK Books will be available for purchase and autograph ($80 Hardcover, … Continue reading "Book Talk / Annual Meeting"
This Sunday is the last day in 2023 for public access to the history room in the Locktender's House. During the winter we will be updating the displays and preparing for the 2024 season. If you would like to help during our off-season, please consider joining our Archivist Team, or exploring other ways you can … Continue reading "Locktender’s House Closes for Winter"