Annual Sussex County Heritage Weekend - Sussex County, NJ
The Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council welcomes both residents and visitors to experience our county's cultural heritage. Due to COVID, only locations that can safely participate will open. Please check each site's online info & the interactive map for last minute additions or changes. We are listing all our historical sites, in case you might wish to visit them in the future.
Check interactive map for specific details & links to websites or Facebook pages.
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On the Saturday and Sunday of Columbus Day Weekend, historical museums and heritage organizations will participate with the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council in its 10th annual Heritage Weekend. It is a wonderful opportunity to explore and experience the many varied facets of history and culture in Sussex County. Due to COVID restrictions, not all sites could participate this year. Historic Districts are noted, if you may wish to explore those.
While touring throughout Sussex County - stop at the local sites, at our farms to pick pumpkins or apples, as well our farmer's markets, or a winery. Drive the Western Highlands Scenic Byway, hike or bike our trails, and discover our scenic parks to enjoy the splendid Fall foliage and scenery.
The historical society sites do not charge admission - but welcome donations to help support maintenance of their sites and collections. Some will offer special displays or exhibits. Please check each location's online info in case of any last minute change or possible additions. No building administered by the NJ State Parks or within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is currently allowed to open for general tours due to COVID restrictions.
For additional details and information, noting the time and date(s) sites will be opened by the society volunteers, visit https://www.scahc.org/Events/. There, the updated info and an interactive map is being posted. Map is viewable via http://bit.ly/scahctour . It and a printable brochure indicate the historic houses or museums locations. Added onto the map this year are Sussex County's historic markers, with expanded information for each site.
Only at Space Farm, Ventimiglia Winery, and some agricultural Fall events. Please see Interactive map for those specifics for each site.
Check each site's website or Facebook page - via the interactive map.