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Contact: Paul C. DiNero
E-mail: dinerop@kean.edu

Liberty Hall Museum Hosts Events in March

Union, NJ - Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout March.

The Traditions of Ireland Arts and Crafts Workshop will be held on Sunday, March 8 from 10 a.m. to noon. Children will hone their artistic abilities during this afternoon celebration of Irish dancing, music and traditions. Admission is $8 per child with one adult free and includes all workshop materials. Reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Luck of the Irish Afternoon Tea is served every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in March. Set in the glass-enclosed porch, guests enjoy a selection of sandwiches, pastries, scones and clotted cream, jams and choice of two teas. Cost is $33 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 William Livingston, New Jersey’s first elected governor, the Victorian style mansion is a treasure trove of historic riches. Along with forgotten letters from Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, Liberty Hall also houses extensive collections of antique furniture, ceramics, textiles, toys and tools owned by seven generations of the Livingston and Kean families. The Firehouse is the latest addition to the Museum’s 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 more information or to make reservations, call (908) 527-0400, e-mail libertyhall@kean.edu or visit www.kean.edu/libertyhall.