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August 2020

A History of Methodist Camp Meeting Towns and Lessons for Sustaining Vibrant Communities Today

August 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

  Over 150 years ago, Methodists undertook one of the greatest ventures in the history of town planning in America. Between the 1860s and the 1890s, Methodists established over 150 new camp meeting communities. Part religious revival, part suburb, and part middle-class vacation resort, camp meeting communities were popular with religious vacationers and many soon transformed into thriving resort towns. Popularity drove town growth, but popularity also brought challenges. Decades before the professionalization of town planning in the United States,…

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October 2020

Program: History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement – POSTPONED

October 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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Free

“The Movement is a Sort of Mosaic”: A History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement, presented by Lucia McMahon, Ph.D. Reflecting on the women’s suffrage movement, Alice Paul remarked: “the movement is a sort of mosaic. Each of us puts in one little stone, and then you get a great mosaic at the end.” This program examines the long history of women’s activism over the course of the 19th century, to highlight the multi-faceted mosaic of the women’s suffrage movement. Traditional…

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April 2021

Annual Tag Sale & Attic Treasures!

April 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
31 Simpson Avenue – OUTDOORS, 31 Simpson Avenue
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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Friday, April 9 — 8am to 4pm Saturday, April 4 — 9am to 4pm Sunday, April 5 — Noon to 4pm Members and Friends of the Mount Tabor Historical Society have scoured their attics and closets to donate to this huge sale! You will find unusual and interesting items, something for everyone including those helpful, handy, and that precious treasure you can't live without! Proceeds help the Mount Tabor Historical Society restore the Richardson History House and to fund programs…

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May 2021

Pathways of History – Morris County

May 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity Park, Mount Tabor, NJ, 26 Simpson Avenue
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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For more information call 973-975-0001.

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July 2021

Make & Take: Decorate a Paper Chinese Lantern

July 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 6–8 pm Make & Take: Decorate a Paper Chinese Lantern! 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 the lanterns proudly on Children’s Day! Location: The Bethel One lantern per person, while supplies last. Suggested donation: $1

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September 2021

Mount Tabor Porch and Garden Tour

September 25, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mount Tabor Porch and Garden Tour The Mount Tabor Historical Society welcomes back visitors for a special, reimagined Covid-safe Tour. Experience the unique qualities of this historic community through its exuberant Victorian gingerbread porches and charming cottage gardens. As an added bonus, a limited number of house interiors will be open for viewing! This walkable, self-guided tour of the Mount Tabor Historic District tour highlights some of Mount Tabor’s most delightful and unique “hidden gardens” and showcases a variety of…

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October 2021

Mount Tabor Ghost Walk 2021 (Friday)

October 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Trinity Park, Mount Tabor, NJ, 26 Simpson Avenue
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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15$

Mount Tabor Arts Collaborative and the Mount Tabor Historical Society are excited to announce the return of The Mount Tabor Ghost Walk 2021 Friday, October 15th & Saturday, October 16th,  6 pm to 9:30 pm,  $15 Take a spooky, guided journey through historic Mount Tabor, New Jersey, and hear ghost stories based on true events. During the scariest month of the year, come to the annual Mount Tabor Ghost Walk and discover the secrets hidden within... if you dare! A guided…

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Mount Tabor Ghost Walk 2021 (Saturday)

October 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Trinity Park, Mount Tabor, NJ, 26 Simpson Avenue
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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$15

Mount Tabor Arts Collaborative and the Mount Tabor Historical Society are excited to announce the return of The Mount Tabor Ghost Walk 2021 Friday, October 15th & Saturday, October 16th,  6 pm to 9:30 pm,  $15 Take a spooky, guided journey through historic Mount Tabor, New Jersey, and hear ghost stories based on true events. During the scariest month of the year, come to the annual Mount Tabor Ghost Walk and discover the secrets hidden within... if you dare! A guided…

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April 2022

Annual Tag Sale

April 1 @ 9:00 am - April 3 @ 4:00 pm
The Bethel, Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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Friday, April 1 — 9 am to 4 pm Saturday, April 2 — 9 am to 4 pm Sunday, April 3 — 11 am to 4 pm Members and Friends of the Mount Tabor Historical Society have scoured their attics and closets to donate to this huge sale! You will find unusual and interesting items, something for everyone including those helpful, handy, and precious treasures you can't live without! Proceeds help the Mount Tabor Historical Society restore the Richardson History…

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Pathways of History Weekend

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trinity Park, Mount Tabor, NJ, 26 Simpson Avenue
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 United States
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Free

Morris County, New Jersey's Premier Self-guided Weekend tours of Museums and Historic Sites! Links to Each Other and to the Past The 2022 Pathways of History tour includes 27 Museums and Sites FREE to all visitors. This spring Pathways of History offers outdoor fun for the whole family. We celebrate Morris County's rich historic heritage with over 27 historic museums and sites open to visitors FOR FREE. Information on each site is available in our award-winning tour guide for free on…

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