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Tiger

Games Tigers Play

4        Ask one of the baseball players why it is important to be active.   

Tiger Bites

1        Visit the food area and look at the variety of choices. You can use the menus to make your list of food choices.

5        Our food area is full of food that can be eaten with your fingers.

Tigers in the Wild

3C     Apply the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace Principals for Kids to your History Fair outing.

Family Stories

1        Learn about Genealogy with the Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society -New Jersey Chapter, Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society (where you can “Ask Granny*”), Monmouth County Archives and Monmouth County Genealogical Society. Ask the NJ State Archives about their archival records collection. If your family descends from the Lenape Delaware people, learn about  them with James Wade, Heart to Hearth Cookery* and Waterloo Village State Historic Site.

3        Find out about Genealogical libraries in NJ by visiting the tables for the Genealogical Society of New Jersey, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society -New Jersey Chapter, Hudson County Genealogical Historical Society (where you can “Ask Granny*”), Monmouth County Archives and Monmouth County Genealogical Society. Ask the NJ State Archives about their archival records collection.

Good Knights

5        Monmouth Battlefield is a great place to do a Community Service Project. You can earn credit by assisting during the Spirit of the Jerseys Fair by playing games in our historical games area or picking up litter. Please contact Monmouth Battlefield State Park at 732-462-9616 for information.

Tiger-iffic

1        Play with a cup and ball, tops and other games at the historical games area.

Tiger Tag

1        Learn about old time games at the historical games area or by watching a baseball game played by 1864 rules.

Tiger Tales

5        Play games from the past at the historical games area

7        The History Fair takes place at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, which is the site of an important battle of the Revolutionary War. The importance of Monmouth Battlefield is reflected in its designation as a National Historic Landmark.

Wolf
 
Council Fire

4B     Monmouth Battlefield is a great place to do a Community Service Project. You can earn credit by assisting during the Spirit of the Jerseys Fair by playing games in our historical games area or picking up litter. Please contact Monmouth Battlefield State Park at 732-462-9616 for information.

5        Did you know that New Jersey’s State Historic Sites, Parks and Forests are protected by the State Park Police? You will see these men and women in uniform at the History Fair.

Duty to God Footsteps

1A     A battlefield is a place to show reverence. Monmouth Battlefield is the site of the Revolutionary War’s largest land battle. Hundreds of soldiers lost their lives in this battle.

Running with the Pack

4        Play a game from another era at the historical games area.

Code of the Wolf

2B     The Roebling Museum display has a model bridge that you can use to identify shapes.

Collections and Hobbies

3        Come to the Monmouth Battlefield Visitor to see a collection of archaeological artifacts           from the Battle of Monmouth.

Hometown Heroes

2        Many heroes can be found at the History Fair. Visit the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Office table, meet a Park Police Office or stop by the First Aid area and see the on-duty EMTs.

Paws of Skill

6        Watch a baseball game! The Flemington Neshanock’s take on the Monmouth Furnace Base Ball Club and the Hoboken Nine in baseball games using uniforms, equipment and rules of 1864.      
      

Bear

Fellowship to God

2B     Many of the actors at the History Fair portray Americans who showed a great faith in God. You can learn about Harriet Tubman* who looked to the Old Testament for guidance and Catherine Van Burg Noble Tennent*, the widow of Rev. Tennent.

Paws for Action

1A     You can learn about many famous Americans at the History Fair such as Benjamin Franklin*, George Washington*, Clara Barton*, Harriet Tubman*, Molly Pitcher* and more.

1B     The History Fair takes place at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, which is the site of an important battle of the Revolutionary War. The importance of Monmouth Battlefield is reflected in its designation as a National Historic Landmark.

Beat of the Drum

1        You can learn about the Lenape Delaware Indians from James Wade, Heart to Hearth Cookery* and the Waterloo Village State Historic Site displays.

Marble Madness

2        Play a game of marbles in the historical games area.

Roaring Laughter

4        Play a game in the historical games area and see if it makes you laugh.

Webelos

Camper

6        Go to www.Geocaching.com  the zip code for Monmouth Battlefield State Park is 07726.  

Duty to God in Action

2D     Learn about Harriet Tubman* who looked to the Old Testament for guidance and the Rev. William Tennent, Jr. (see the Widow Tennent* in program). You can read more about them after the History Fair.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

2        The History Fair is a living timeline. Learn about historical games, food, music and medicine by playing in the historical games area, watching the 1864 rules baseball game, listening to any of the musicians and visiting the 4th NJ Surgeon/Field Hospital in the 19th century reenactment area.

Maestro

1A     The History Fair is full of live musical performances. Listen to the Civil War sounds of Fort Delaware Coronet Band, old-time Blue Grass music of the Piney Hollow Drifters, Sea Chanties with the Sea Dogs and melodies of the 18th century with Linda Russell.

 

 

 

 

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