The Jefferson Township Museum, also known as the George Chamberlain House, will have an open house on Sunday, April 2 ,from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Costumed docents will be available to talk about this Victorian home.
The theme of this month’s exhibit is “Pteridomania: The Victorian Fern Craze.” The Victorian fern craze led to Adventure, Romance, and Crime. There will also be some examples of “Scherenschnitte” on display – The Victorian art of paper cutting.
The Museum, located at 315 Dover-Milton Road, was entered into the National and State Registers of Historic Places in 2010. Be sure to visit Miss Elizabeth’s Shoppe located in the original kitchen of the Museum. The Shoppe is packed with new and vintage items for sale, perfect for spring or anytime.
For further information, refer to the Jefferson Township’s Historical Society website at www.jthistoricalsociety.org, or call Christine Williams, Jefferson Township Historical Society President at 973-697-0258.