Talk: Why is Kingston Here?Hybrid - in person and via zoom.us
This illustrated talk by George Luck and Charlie Dieterich will trace Kingston's many roles in history. All welcome
Locktender’s House reopens
The Historical Society opens the Kingston Locktender's house from April to the end of November
Kingston: On The Map
Kingston: On The Map, a new display, opens April 9th in the History Room at the D &R Canal Locktender's House, on old Lincoln Highway (off Route 27) in Kingston. On view Saturdays and Sundays April to November from 10 AM to 4 PM. Air circulation is limited, so masks and distancing are requested. See … Continue reading "Kingston: On The Map"
KINGSTON’s INNS and TAVERNS
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 1683 on the west side of the Millstone River; subsequent taverns/inns were all on the east side. The walk … Continue reading "KINGSTON’s INNS and TAVERNS"
Rockingham: Children’s Day (CANCELLED)84 Lauel Ave. Route 603, Franklin Township, Somerset County, NJ
News comes from Rockingham that they have had to cancel this event. Our friends at Rockingham State Historic Site will be holding their annual Children's Day in person this year. 18th century games &toys, crafts and presentations on 18th century life (dress-up) are just some of the activities planned for that Sunday afternoon.Co Sponsored by … Continue reading "Rockingham: Children’s Day (CANCELLED)"
Kingston Cemetery: Cleaning (new date)
The Kingston Presbyterian Church is asking for help cleaning gravestones at the KPC Cemetery on Church St. in Kingston. (see the website link below for new date.) This is Abbie's Confirmation Project. She says: "This is a great way we can show our love to our whole community, our neighbors and God." For more details … Continue reading "Kingston Cemetery: Cleaning (new date)"
Kingston’s Main Street ReflectionsKingston Fire House
NOTE: Date is now Wednesday, June 22. The Kingston Historical Society will present stories of Main Street through the eyes of longtime residents. This talk will be a "Hybrid" talk, with options to attend in person of via Zoom.us. For directions or to pre-register for Zoom (required), visit our "Talk" page: Follow this link to … Continue reading "Kingston’s Main Street Reflections"
The perfect end to a summer Saturday. Bring a chair, blanket, and a picnic and enjoy live music and the delightful company of your friends and neighbors! Where: Kingston Park (Lauel Ave. Schoolyard) 5:30 or so: Bring a picnic and a blanket/chairs6 PM Music By Phil Orr & Steve Hiltner8 PM Movie: Kingston: Crossroads of … Continue reading "Kingston Picnic"
Holiday Tree Lighting 2022Locktender's House Kingston, NJ 39 Old Lincoln Highway, 08540
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!
KHS Annual Meeting & ProgramKingston Fire House
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"
Happy Birthday Kingston Presbyterian Church!
Today the Kingston Presbyterian Church is 300 years old! Founded January 21, 1723. To learn more about the 300th Anniversary, visit THIS POST