Jefferson Township Museum to hold open house


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The Jefferson Township Museum, also known as the George Chamberlain House, will have an open house on Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 1 to 4 p.m. when costumed docents will be at the museum.

Admission will be free.
This month's exhibit will continue the theme "Little House in the Valley" with an emphasis on the parallels between the two families of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Chamberlains. The museum, located at 315 Dover-Milton Road, was entered into the National and State Registers of Historic Places in 2009.

Miss Elizabeth's Shoppe ,located in the original kitchen of the museum will be stocked with Laura Ingalls Wilder's books and other books of local history, gifts from that period in addition to handmade and handcrafted seasonal items. Local potter John Hedges will be featuring his work in the shop starting in April. He will give a demontration of his pottery making on June 1.

For more information, refer to the Jefferson Township's Historical Society website at www.jthistoricalsociety.org, or call Christine Williams, Jefferson Township Historical Society president, at 973-697-0258.

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