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Hunterdon Tricentennial Committee

Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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CELEBRATE SPRING ON THE DELAWARE! 

A GREAT GIFT FOR MOM A DAY EARLY! 

Come join us for a fun ride on the Delaware River with a special, private talk by Hal Taylor, author of the Illustrated Delaware River:  The History of a Great American River.  Our 2 hour sail leaves its dock in Lambertville at 1:30 pm and returns approximately 3:30 pm.  The trip is a great oppportunity to see wildlife including bald eagles, cormorants, blue herons and more.  The ship's engineer is happy to share "America's first great invention" -- the steam boat with you as we go along viewing the history of our region including Washington's Crossing, the homes and subjects of the New Hope Impressionists, the Bucks County Playhouse, a real shad fishery, the canals and much more. 

Hal Taylor will describe the rich and diverse heritage of the historic Delaware River Valley which was discovered by Henry Hudson over 400 years ago.  

The trip includes snacks.

Limited to 25 guests.  Please note there is a rain date of May 19th.

$25 per person  includes tour, private talk and snacks.  Payment due at time of reservation.  Checks payable to the Hunterdon 300th and mailed to 3 Chorister Place, Flemington, NJ 08822.

Location & Directions:  The steamboat dock is located on an access road behind the Inn at Lambertville Station. When using GPS or Google Maps, you will need to use the Lambertville Station address: 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530. Then follow the local directions bellow.

From the Lambertville Station Lot:
1. From Bridge Street, turn into the parking lot at the Lambertville Station Restaurant.  
2. Drive past the left side of the Inn at Lambertville Station (the big hotel on the river). After you pass the hotel, bear right at the fork in the driveway. Stay on the macadam access road.
3. Pass all the outboard motor boats along the shoreline and go to the end of that road (about 200 yards) where you will see a boat launch ramp leading down to the river and signs for the steamboat. The steamboat is right next to the boat launch ramp.
Parking: Cars: Turn left and go 20 yards up a little hill past the red-brick, public rest rooms. Turn right and park anywhere (free parking).


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Dock behind the Inn at Lambertville Station
11 Bridge Street
SEE DIRECTIONS BELOW
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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Hunterdon Tricentennial Committee

The Hunterdon County Tricentennial Committee is a Not-For-Profit Corporation created for Hunterdon County's 300th birthday celebration and historical education in 2014.

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