George Washington Birthday Event

In celebration of George Washington’s birthday, Jim Kurzenberger, Historic Preservation Specialist of the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage, will conduct a Headquarters Theme tour of the Wallace House.  Visitors will be presented with an experience that emphasizes the details of General Washington’s stay at Hope Farm, the country seat of John Wallace.  The tour will last one hour.

Date:  Sunday, February 21, 2016
Time:  2 PM
Reservations required.  Call 908-725-1015 to reserve.

George Washington on His Birthday

Of War, Men,


and Leadership:


Lessons I Learned in New Jersey



Join the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Association as we host:


 His Excellency, former President and Commander-in-Chief, George Washington (portrayed by David Emerson of History on the Hoof), as he reminisces about his New Jersey Campaigns.


Saturday, February 25th, 2-4pm


At the Old Dutch Parsonage.


$15 per adult; accompanied children 8-12 $10


Light refreshment included


Site parking at 71 Somerset Street


Advance registration is required as seating is limited. Checks may be mailed to:  WHODP Association, PO BOX 225 Somerville, NJ  08876, or email

Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday with "the cup that cheers".

The Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Association present on Saturday February 19th, Stacey Roth’s unusual costumed presentation of tea lore, history, songs, poetry, “REVOLUTIONARY TEA“– one part living history demonstration, and one part tea party. Stacy F. Roth of History on the Hoof brews an engaging program on the role of tea in the lives of 18th century people, and its importance in the colonies on the eve of the War for American Independence (

Roth is an author, museum educator, historian, and information specialist who performs for museums, libraries, schools, civic organizations, and festivals throughout the Delaware Valley and is a popular speaker with the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Ms Roth holds an MA in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MLS from Rutgers University.

Revolutionary Tea will be held in the hall of the Reformed Church at Finderne, Wharton Ave, Bridgewater on Saturday February 19th at 4 pm.

Reservations and a teacup and saucer are necessary. Tickets are $25 per person and must be purchased in advance. Make checks payable to the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Association, P. O. Box 225 Somerville, NJ 08876. Include email or phone contact information so that we may confirm your reservation.