Photo credit: Jefferson Township Historical Society

Editor’s Note: Original article posted as JT Museum Open House Scheduled for April on March 7, 2017. The following is a modified submission of the original article.

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 many new and vintage items for sale, perfect for Easter, Spring or anytime. 10% off your entire order

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.

 

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