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Celebrate Veterans 2016

Posted by: Sarah Graves - October 31, 2016

Our country is protected and served by thousands of brave men and women around the world. Celebrate Veterans! 

Battleship New Jersey   Tour America’s most decorated battleship. 2 Battleship Place, Camden, (866) 877-6262

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum   Head on board and honor the men and women who have served our country. Extensive collections highlight the history of sea, air and space.  700 W 46th Street, NYC 

Old Barracks Museum   Where NJ’s revolutionary past comes to life!  Meet with real revolutionaries in an 18th century military barracks!  888-BARACK    

Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey 400 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro Airport 201-288-6344

Veterans Day Program 11am at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. For more information call 609-399-6111. 

The Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center is the first museum of its kind in the United States. It helps visitors gain an understanding of the conflict in Southeast Asia and the surrounding political strife in America and its lasting impact on American culture, with an emphasis on experiences in New Jersey.  1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel

From the heights of the Palisades at Fort Lee to the shores of the Delaware River at Red Bank Battlefield, The Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area offers an unprecedented opportunity to interpret and celebrate our state’s rich history through collaborative partnerships. Historic sites, preservation groups, historical societies, friends organizations, state, county and local governments, schools, libraries and museums will work together to tell the stories of the American Revolution and New Jersey’s significant contributions to our nation. http://revolutionarynj.org

Native American Art And History  From the first Thanksgiving to the present day, Native America culture has been an integral part of both New Jersey and American history.  Spend an afternoon, exploring and learning.

Waterloo Village Restored village illustrating history from a 400-year old Lenape (Delaware) Indian village to a bustling port along the once prosperous Morris Canal.   525 Village of Waterloo, Stanhope, (973) 347-0900 

Montclair Art Museum   Large Native American collection with more than 4,000 objects; highlights the seven major culture areas in the United States--the Northwest Coast, California, the Southwest, the Plains, the Woodlands, Southeast, & the Arctic.  3 Mountain Ave, Montclair (973) 746-5555

Trailside Nature and Science Center - Discover how Lenape Indians lived by experiencing a life-sized, walk-in wigwam.  452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside 908-789-3670

NJ State Museum Exhibits & programs exploring the history and people of NJ & the Northeast from the 17th Century - today.  Planetarium Shows, hands on science, interactive programs.  Features artifacts of New Jersey's Native Americans, including a dugout canoe, tools, weapons, clothing, ornaments and jewelry. 609.292.6347 Trenton

Huber Woods Environmental Center   Play Native American instruments while viewing and listening to recordings of American Indian musicians and dancers. Try basket weaving, archeology, the revolving maize game and many other Lenape activities.  25 Brown’s Dock Road, Locust

Lenape Family Day at Morris Museum   Nov 12, 11-4 PM, Long before New Jersey was known for its malls and highways, the state was inhabited by the Lenape Indians. John Kraft, the creator and director of Lenape Lifeways, will give presentations that focus on the culture of the Lenape Indians. Mr. Kraft uses authentic and recreated objects to teach about Lenape masks, clothing, musical instruments, and tools.  6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown

American Indian Heritage Museum   Guided tours offer detailed and fascinating explanations of American Indian history, culture and traditions.  Rancocas (609) 261-4747
The Museum of Indian Culture is a unique member-supported, all-volunteer non-profit resource center for people of all ages to learn about Native American cultures both in the northeast. The Museum offers educational activities for families including festivals, educational programs, and exhibits set the standard for Native American education.  2825 Fish Hatchery Road, Allentown, PA 18103

Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts  Houses a collection of Lenape relics. 150 E. Commerce Street, Bridgeton; (856) 451-2620

American Museum of Natural History  Hall of the Eastern Woodlands and Plains Indians showcases artifacts such as cooking utensils, clothing, weapons, and jewelry from traditional Native American cultures in the East and the Plains.  In additional artifacts, the Hall of the Eastern Woodlands features models of Eastern Woodlands lodgings, from the wigwam to the longhouse.  79th Street & Central Park West, New York, NY 10024; (212) 769-5100

Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum
Permanent exhibits including They Lived Here First:  The Lenape at Lake Hopatcong.  Hopatcong State Park, Landing; (973) 398-2616

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Posted by: Sarah Graves| October 31, 2016
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
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