"Visitors from all parts of the globe have toured the Avery-Downer House this summer...The exhibit, Celebrating Victoria, has sparked a lot of interest."
With the 35th anniversary of the Robbins Hunter Museum and the dedication of the garden folly as part of the Jill Griesse Historic Garden jointly celebrated on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26 and 27, history has been made and so noted.
“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in”.
Thirty-five years! An achievement for any institution to celebrate….and Robbins Hunter Museum is! My thoughts have turned back the clock...
“The excitement and fervor of political campaigns were for many years enhanced by the torchlight parade. Newark, being the countryseat, was the scene of many such parades – especially during the presidential campaign of 1840."