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Free Admission Days at Proprietary House

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Free

Tours of the Museum every Wednesday and Sunday 1pm – 4pm 

Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum.

A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of American history. It’s the nation’s last remaining original Royal Governor’s mansion.

Visit the Proprietary House for a free tour and learn about Royal Governor William Franklin, son of Patriot Ben Franklin and his arrest in this very building in June 1776. During the Revolution, Proprietary House was occupied by both Patriot and British troops and, for a time, served as headquarters for both American General Hugh Mercer and British General Sir William Howe.

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.theproprietaryhouse.org/tours

Venue

Proprietary House
149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy,NJUnited States

Other

Registration Required
No
Indoor/Outdoor
Indoor

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