Date(s) - September 24
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Announcing a new HSP signature event: HistoryFest!
This year, we will be celebrating Americana with a variety of performances and activities for all ages. Admission to Updike Farmstead is free!
1:15-3:45: Musician Matt Dodd’s “Songs & Stories of the Red, White, and Blue.”
2:30-4:30: Historic Stony Brook walking tour ($5; space is limited.)
To purchase advance tickets, visit https://princetonhistory.org/events/stony-brook
2:00 and 3:00: American folk tales with storytellers MaryAnn Paterniti and Maria LoBiondo
3:30: Wiebke Martens and Jennifer Jang discuss their new book, Discovering Princeton.
Copies of the book will be available for $25 (cash or check only).
Ongoing: Open Archives
In honor of the centennial of World War I, get up close and personal with original WWI artifacts and documents from HSP’s collection.
Ongoing: Science of History
Learn how historians use tree ring analysis to determine the age of buildings (dendrochronology) in the historic Updike Barn, then date and decorate your own tree segment.