Contact: Paul C. DiNero
Whatís New at Liberty Hall Museum
Union, NJóLiberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout March.
On Saturday, March 22 at noon, children can spring into the new season at the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Inspired by the famous White House Easter Egg Roll, children will explore the museumís 23 acres and search for small treasures inside colorful, plastic eggs hidden throughout the historic landscape. Admission is $2 per child and reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Liberty Hallís Quilting Kidsí Craft is scheduled for Saturday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. Children will view the museumís historic quilt collection and create their own quilting patterns out of paper and fabric squares provided by Liberty Hall. Admission is $4 per child and reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Afternoon Tea is served every Wednesday in March from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the glass-enclosed porch overlooking the formal English gardens. Cost is $30 per person and includes a house tour. Reservations are required.
Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University chronicles more than 200 years of American history. Built in 1772 by New Jerseyís first elected governor and signer of the Constitution, William Livingston, the Victorian-style mansion houses extensive collections of antique furniture, ceramics, textiles, toys and tools owned by seven generations of the Livingston/Kean families. The Firehouse is the latest addition to the Museumís complex housing two antique fire engines and a collection of fire memorabilia.
Liberty Hall is located at 1003 Morris Avenue in Union, New Jersey. It is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. For information about upcoming events or make reservations, call (908) 527-0400 or visit www.kean.edu/libertyhall.