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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Drake House hosts meeting on Raritan Valley tourism Saturday

City crews recently trimmed the trees in from of the Drake House.
Plainfield's Drake House will host the November meeting of the Raritan-Millstone Heritage Alliance this Saturday. The Alliance has as its goal increased awareness and tourism in the watershed communities of the Raritan and Millstone Rivers.

Author Jason Slesinski will give a special presentation at 9:30 AM on his new book Along the Raritan River: South Amboy to New Brunswick, which is part of Arcadia Publishing's photographic series.

The Alliance meeting gets under way at 10:00 AM. The Historical Society of Plainfield recently joined the Alliance and this is the first time it is hosting a meeting.

The public is invited. The Drake House Museum at 602 West Front Street (at the foot of Plainfield Avenue) is open to the public Sunday afternoons from 2:00 - 4:00 PM, and at other times by appointment. For more information, call (908) 755-5831 or visit the website at

  -- Dan Damon [follow]

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