Wall, New Jersey
Arboretum, Archaeology, Church, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Founding by steamship engineer James P. Allaire, our fully interactive early 19th century village is truly a travel back in time...into NJ's early history. Located in the beautiful depths of Allaire State Park in Wall Township, the trees will part and our village with it's hardworking villagers will come alive before your eyes. Whether it's touring our historical buildings, or helping a young lady cider press near the gardens...there is always something new to discover at the village.
Wayne, New Jersey
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Park
A superb example of Georgian style architecture, the Dey Mansion was General George Washington's Headquarters during the Revolutionary War in 1780. Today, the Mansion is filled with period antique furniture and conducts guided tours.
Fort Lee, New Jersey
Short Hills, New Jersey
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, History, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Arboretum trails pass kettle moraines, hilly slopes and a natural amphitheater created by glaciers. Our grounds host a variety of native New Jersey wildflower species and are home to over 40 species of trees, many species of birds and an array of ferns.
Clinton, New Jersey
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
The picturesque Red Mill Museum Village sits on a tranquil 10-acre site nestled along the banks of the South Branch of the Raritan River in historic Clinton, New Jersey. Open from April to mid-October, the Museum and its grounds provide a fascinating historic destination as well as a peaceful escape from the bustle of everyday life. Come learn about the past while you relax by the river!
Morris Plains, New Jersey
Culture, History, Historic House, Park
Craftsman Farms, located in and owned by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, is the former home of noted turn-of-the-century designer Gustav Stickley, a major proponent of the "Arts and Crafts" home building and furnishing. The log house, built in 1911, is one of the most significant landmarks of the American Arts and Crafts movement, and the site, which consists of 26 acres of the original 650-acre tract, has been designated a National Historic Landmark.
West Orange, New Jersey
History, Historic House, Park, Science, Specialized
Thomas Edison National Historical Park is comprised of the Laboratory Complex and his home, the Glenmont Estate.