“Christmas in the Village” celebration at The Jefferson Township Museum

JEFFERSON  The Jefferson Township Museum will be open for the Christmas in the Villagecelebration.  Opening hours for the Museum for the weekend are 10 to 4 on Saturday, December 7, and 1 to 4 on Sunday, December 8.


“Christmas Carols” is the theme of this year’s decorations.  The Museum is decorated by members of the Museum Garden Club and the Jefferson Township Historical Society under the direction of Roberta Shaw, Gardener One.  Each room of the Museum will interpret favorite Christmas songs. Docents dressed in period costumes will be on hand under the direction of Carol Keppel, Museum Director. Hot mulled cider will be served outside by the pot-bellied stove on the banks of the brook on Saturday under the direction of Greg Brown.  Mrs. Santa Claus will be making an appearance. Take advantage of photo ops on the Museum’s antique sleigh. Admission to the Museum is free.  The Jefferson Township Museum, located at 315 Dover-Milton Road, is on the National and State Registers of Historic Places.  Be sure to visit Miss Elizabeth’s Shoppe located in the original kitchen of the Museum, where collectibles, handmade and handcrafted items, jewelry, and Christmas gift items, as well as home baked goods, will be offered for sale at very reasonable prices for your holiday shopping.


For further information, refer to the Jefferson Township Historical Society website at, or call Christine Williams, Jefferson Township Historical Society President at 973-697-0258.

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