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Durand-Hedden House & Garden

523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
973-763-7712

October 2014

Let’s Go to the Pictures! 1776 (the Movie), Popcorn, and Theater History

October 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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For over 100 years, movies have played a great part in the lives of…

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November 2014

In Living Color: The History of House Paints in America

November 23, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Calling all house-proud Maplewood residents! Need some ideas for paint colors? This profusely illustrated…

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January 2015

A Taste of History: Cooking at the Open Hearth

January 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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On Sunday, January 25, 2015, from 1pm to 4pm, Durand-Hedden House & Garden Association…

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March 2015

Edgar Holden’s Civil War: From Ironclad Surgeon to Newark’s Ward Army Hospital

March 22, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Medical historian Dr. Sandra Moss, who riveted Durand-Hedden visitors in 2011 with the surprising…

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September 2015

Durand-Hedden Presents Dining Wild! Wild Food Foraging in Your Own Backyard

September 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Join Maplewood locavore and owner of DiningWild LLC, Dan Lipow, for a wild food…

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October 2015

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

October 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Join Durand-Hedden on Sunday, October 25 for an afternoon of dance, history, and American…

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November 2015

Newark through the Ages

November 15, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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As the City of Newark prepares to celebrate its 350th anniversary in 2016, join…

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December 2015

Celebrate the Season at Durand-Hedden Gingerbread Houses, ‘Jolly Old St. Nick’ and Holiday Shopping

December 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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All ages will enjoy the 2015 display of inventive entries to the annual Durand-Hedden…

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March 2016

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

March 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Watch how cooking used to be done over an authentic open-hearth, breath in the…

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May 2016

Revolutionary War Muster at Grasmere Park, Maplewood

May 15, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Relive Revolutionary War History at Grasmere Park Join the "Jersey Blues," Sunday, May 15,…

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June 2016

The Histories of the American Flag and New Jersey’s Annin Flag Co.

June 5, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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At 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, in honor of Flag Day, Joe Vallone,…

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September 2016

Medicinal Plant Walk: Meet the “Green Witch” in the Garden

September 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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"Green Witch” Robin Rose Bennett, always spellbinding, will once again share her wisdom with…

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October 2016

Ghosts: what they are and how to investigate them

October 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Paranormal investigator Gordon Ward will give a talk on ghosts, including some believed to…

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June 2017

Dragonflies and Damselflies of N.J.

June 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Notice how dragonflies often visit water, whether ponds, lakes or rivers, even bird baths…

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September 2017

Reviving the Harrison Cider Apple & the Lost Art of Newark Cider

September 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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As Newark was settled in the 17th and 18th century, apple orchards took root,…

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April 2018

From Fleece to Cloth: Shearing, Spinning, and Weaving

April 15, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 am
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Spinning—twisting a fiber such as wool into thread or yarn—and weaving that thread or…

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September 2018

Medicinal Plants of the Civil War, with Lesley Parness

September 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Durand-Hedden will host noted horticulturalist/educator Lesley Parness, who will explain how plants were crucial…

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October 2018

Mad Hatters, The Radium Girls, and The Asbestos Hotel

October 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Industrial toxins are an inescapable part of the history of the industrial state of…

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November 2018

Maplewood and Durand-Hedden Remember the Great War

November 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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One hundred and one years ago, the United States declared war on Germany, joining…

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December 2018

Celebrate the holiday season at Durand-Hedden

December 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Celebrate the season at the Durand-Hedden House & Garden on December 9 from 1…

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January 2019

Durand-Hedden Offers Taste of History at Annual Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

January 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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In an annual tradition spanning over 35 years, visitors have gathered around Durand-Hedden’s 18th…

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February 2019

Exploring Golf Island: Exhibit and Talk, Sunday, February 24, talk at 2pm (house, grounds, and Country Store open 1pm to 4pm)

February 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - February 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Learn how this area of Maplewood, bordered by the Maplewood Country Club golf course,…

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March 2019

Durand-Hedden presents “In the Revolutionary Style”

March 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Join Durand-Hedden on March 17 from 1pm to 4pm for this wonderful event for…

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April 2019

Shuttles, Spindles, and Flyer Wheels: Hand-Spinning and Weaving in the 21st Century

April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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On Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the Durand-Hedden House in Maplewood, the Essex County…

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May 2019

Genealogy: It’s Not a Tree or a Chart – It’s a Story!

May 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sunday, May 19, 2019; 1pm to 4pm; doors open at 1; talk begins at…

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June 2019

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

June 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Juneteenth, an African-American holiday marking the end of slavery, will be celebrated by Durand-Hedden…

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October 2019

Teddy Roosevelt returns to Maplewood, NJ!

October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Don’t miss Theodore Roosevelt’s resplendent return to Maplewood on Sunday, October 20, at 2:00…

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June 2021

Juneteenth Celebration at Durand-Hedden House & Garden

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Juneteenth, an African American holiday marking the end of slavery, will be celebrated on…

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