Victorian Days in Belvidere, NJ

By | August 12th, 2018|Categories: Destinations, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , |

Oh, the things you will see when you take the road less traveled! I love taking the ‘scenic route.’ On a recent trip through New Jersey, it was a delight to drive through Belvidere, New Jersey! Why take the interstate when there is a bridge over the Delaware River in this historic little town? [...]

Catholina Lambert and his castle on Garrett Mountain

By | August 8th, 2018|Categories: Destinations, Edwardian Era, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Growing up in the greater Paterson area of New Jersey had many perks. One of them was visiting Garrett Mountain and Lambert Castle. On a recent visit to the area, I was able to share the experience with my own daughter. What makes Lambert Castle so special? And, what of Catholina Lambert, the man who [...]

Spring Lake, NJ – Victorian time capsule

By | April 8th, 2017|Categories: Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spring Lake isn’t what most consider when thinking of the ‘Jersey Shore’ and with good reason. One county north of the hullaballoo of Seaside Heights lies Monmouth County and in the southeastern section is the borough of Spring Lake. It is much like a time capsule of the Victorian era. The New Jersey Leisure Guide [...]

Flexible Flyer – Sledding Fun Born during the Victorian Era

By | January 2nd, 2016|Categories: Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's Winter – Time to Grab a Sled and Find a Hill! We finally got our first big snowfall of the season up here in Northern Michigan – just in time for the New Year! I haven't been sledding in years, but I just might have to get out and do a little this winter. [...]

Liberty Hall Museum

By | September 16th, 2014|Categories: Thank You, Uncategorized, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , |

Liberty Hall Museum is located on the campus of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. One of Union County's best kept secrets, it was built in 1772. It was the home of William Livingston, a signer of the Constitution and New Jersey's first elected governor. The grounds are made up of 23 acres of manicured [...]