Date(s) - 08/10/2014
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Special low-cost admission of $5 for the day.
Reenactors will be present in the museum throughout the day. They include
- · the New Jersey Frontier Guard, a non-profit educational corps whose mission is the accurate
portrayal of life in the Royal Province of New Jersey during the period of the French and
Indian War (1756 – 1763). The Frontier Guard was a military unit organized by New Jersey’s colonial legislature in 1755 to man a series of frontier fortifications along the Delaware River in northwestern New Jersey.
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- two historic ladies, Fran Wilcox (in 1830s garb) and Marianne Phifer (in 1860s garb), in the Decorative Arts Gallery, second floor, will describe some of the customs and attributes of their clothing. Phifer will explain the hair art and other historic gowns near which she’ll be stationed.
Preston Hindmarch, artist and illustrator, will show a selection of his paintings of local citizens and
2 pm Talk by Rick Smith, professional photographer, creator of the “Heart and Soil” photographic
exhibit in the Sigal Museum. Smith will share how he became interested in the disappearing
farms of Northampton County, their hard-working owners, and his personal desire to record their
life and dedication to the land that produces our food.