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WHAT ITS LIKE TO BE A WEST JERSEY PROPRIETOR IN 2017

Hunterdon Tricentennial Committee

Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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General Admission Oct 15, 2017 Free  

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Join David Reading, a direct descendant of Governor John Reading (his Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandson to be exact!) for a most interesting talk on the West Jersey Proprietors, the original owners of half of New Jersey, including Hunterdon County.  New Jersey was divided in 1686 (called the Keith Line after the surveyor who drew it) and West and East Jersey were created.  Each side was controlled by a trustDavid was JUST elected to the West Jersey Proprietors!  Yes, they still exist!!  He will give a little history of the early history of the Proprietors and why a council of them formed and what they did in their early history and end with what they are doing now.

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Reservations recommended. 


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Main Branch of the County Library
314 Route 12
Flemington, NJ 08822

Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 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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