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Join Us for a Private Tour of the Schuyler-Hamilton House/Museum

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 12:00

Hamilton Schuyler PaintingsElisa Hamilton - The Kardashian of the 1700s

Private Tour and Brunch

Brunch to follow at End of Elms around the corner.

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Advance Ticket Purchases (Save $10!): THSSH Members: $30 Non-Members $40
Each ticket includes a $20 food voucher
for whatever you like at the End of Elms.

You can also purchase just the tour if you prefer.

Known as the “the cockpit of the american revolution,” New Jersey is full of great stories from the american revolution. During what was the 2nd winter encampment in Morristown, and the 4th in New Jersey, the winter of 1780 was the worst winter of the war to that point. For some reason everyone thinks Valley Forge was the worst winter, yet it was Morristown and Jockey Hollow’s cold, snow, and disease filled winter that almost ended the war.  Troops needed to re-up for another year on December 31, 1779 and there was a huge uprising. The troops were going to leave and America’s future was in jeopardy. Yet with over 7,600 continental soldiers being frostbitten, tired, sick, and ready to abandon the effort, there was still time for a love story.

Come hear the story about America's most eligible bachelor and bachelorette of the 18th Century and what the play Hamilton referred to as the Kardashian of the 1700s!

Join fans of Alexander Hamilton and local history for this one time event!
Football will be on the TV's at the restaurant! (Jets at 1pm/Giants 4pm).

Bio on the life of Alexander Hamilton:


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About The Brick Academy

BR_Brick_Academy_Sketch_08_sm.jpgThe Brick Academy (also known as the Basking Ridge Classical Schoolhouse) is a 1809 Federal-style architectural structure located in the center of Basking Ridge in Bernards Township. The Brick Academy has been a boys’ private preparatory school, a public school, a meeting hall for several fraternal and benevolent organizations, and the Bernards Township municipal building. It currently serves as the headquarters of The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills, as well as a schoolhouse and museum to local history. The Brick Academy also celebrated its bicentennial in 2009.

 


 

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