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Once In A While Wednesday - 18th Century Fashions


Fashions of the 18th Century

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 7:00 p.m.

           Eighteenth Century fashions will be on parade at Peachfield.   Period clothing from the private collection of Sue Hueskin will be modeled by Dames and friends of Peachfield.  Audience members are invited to model hats and cloaks. 

Today in New Jersey history - March 4


[From author Joseph Bilby]

March 4, 1778:  The New Jersey Gazette moved its operations from Burlington to Trenton.

March 4, 1913: New Jersey governor Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated as president of the United States. Wilson’s inaugural parade was led by the Essex Troop, a New Jersey National Guard cavalry unit from Newark wearing British-influenced full dress uniforms custom tailored by Brooks Brothers in New York City.