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July 2017

Lantern Painting — Make and Take Event

July 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

The Mount Tabor Historical Society presents Make & Take: Decorate a Paper Chinese Lantern Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Bethel For adults and children! Come join the fun and decorate a traditional paper lantern, reflecting the heritage of illumination events in Mount Tabor with a modern day twist – decorate your lantern in any creative style you wish. We encourage participants to display their lanterns proudly on Children's Day! One lantern per person, please. Quantities are limited,…

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September 2017

24th Annual House Tour

September 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Mount Tabor Historical Society's annual House Tour will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The self-guided tour will be held rain or shine 11am to 4pm.   The tour of the Mount Tabor Historic District allows visitors to get an inside look at the unique charm of this historic community, with more than 15 private houses and historic buildings open to the public. Special features include a furnished replica Camp Meeting Tent and the Richardson History House, a…

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October 2017

Turn Your Plate Over and Have a Good Read: Dating and Understanding Transferware

October 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

This free, illustrated lecture by David Cowell, noted historian and professor emeritus of Drew University, will focus on the development of domestic china from original production in China, to the present time. The development of transfer printing in the Staffordshire region of England in the 18th and 19th century will be discussed. Examples from the speaker's collection will show china pieces to demonstrate major techniques, marks and technological changes. The program will be presented at the Bethel in Mount Tabor at…

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November 2017

Tellabration 2017!! Storytelling for Grownups

November 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

The Story Weavers, a local storytelling group including Ken Galipeau and Peter Magnan from Denville and Carol Titus from Mount Tabor, will present a program of stories and songs from the oral tradition, without scripts. The theme of the program this year is "Community".  Director Carol Titus says, "Expect to be amused and moved. The Story Weavers have been producing Tellabrations in various venues since 1992 and they get better every year".  Tellabration, a world-wide event originated by the National…

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April 2018

Edison and the Rise of Innovation

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

Thursday April 12, 2018 at the Bethel in Mt Tabor.   Thomas Edison National Historical Park Archivist Leonard DeGraaf will speak about his book, Edison and the Rise of Innovation. Thomas Edison (1847-1931) was more than history’s most prolific inventor. He combined scientific knowledge, well-equipped laboratories, talented collaborators, investment capital and a bit of showmanship to change the way we develop new technologies. Edison and the Rise of Innovation chronicles Edison’s life and work, making lively and lavish use of…

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Mount Tabor Tag Sale – Attic Treasures and Trinkets

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

Friday April 27 — 9am to 4pm Saturday April 28 — 9am to 4pm Sunday April 29 — Noon to 4pm Members and Friends of the Mount Tabor Historical Society have scoured their attics and closets to donate to the sale! You will find unusual and interesting items, something for everyone including those helpful, handy and that treasure you can't live without! Hidden treasures abound.                 Located at the Bethel in Mount Tabor. Turn off Route 53…

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Mount Tabor Tag Sale – Attic Treasures and Trinkets

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

Friday April 27 — 9am to 4pm Saturday April 28 — 9am to 4pm Sunday April 29 — Noon to 4pm Members and Friends of the Mount Tabor Historical Society have scoured their attics and closets to donate to the sale! You will find unusual and interesting items, something for everyone including those helpful, handy and that treasure you can't live without! Hidden treasures abound.                 Located at the Bethel in Mount Tabor. Turn off Route 53…

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Mount Tabor Tag Sale – Attic Treasures and Trinkets

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

Friday April 27 — 9am to 4pm Saturday April 28 — 9am to 4pm Sunday April 29 — Noon to 4pm Members and Friends of the Mount Tabor Historical Society have scoured their attics and closets to donate to the sale! You will find unusual and interesting items, something for everyone including those helpful, handy and that treasure you can't live without! Hidden treasures abound.                 Located at the Bethel in Mount Tabor. Turn off Route 53…

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May 2018

New Jersey’s Colonial Architectural Told in 100 Buildings

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
Free

New Jersey’s wide variety of 17th and 18th century extant architecture is the focus of an illustrated talk by David Veasey on May 10th at 7:30 pm at the Bethel in Mount Tabor, NJ. The talk is based on Veasey’s book, New Jersey’s Colonial Architectural Told in 100 Buildings. In this the most crowded and developed state in the union, a substantial number of buildings remain from our colonial past, including the Royal Governor’s Mansion in Perth Amboy, the still functioning Black Horse Inn in Mendham, the meetinghouse style Fairfield Presbyterian Church in…

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June 2018

Heirloom Refinishing: Making Furniture as Good as Old

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States

Refreshments at 7:00pm. Program at 7:30pm. Herb Stocknoff of Heirloom Refinishing in Rockaway, NJ, will share 40 years of experience in refinishing fine furniture. He will display a refinishing job in progress and dispel some "myths" of furniture refinishing including when to refinish and what to leave untouched. The word "antique' will be defined and how veneer got a bad name explained. Thursday March 8, 2018 at the Bethel in Mt Tabor.  The program is co-sponsored by the Mount Tabor Historical Society and…

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