Events

A Very Victorian Christmas

13 October 2018

As part of the Union County “Four Centuries in a Weekend” event, join us in celebrating a Victorian Christmas. Learn why people decorate trees, sing carols, send cards, and exchange gifts. How and when did these activities become part of American culture? Many of these customs developed during the Victorian Age.

• Victorian feather tree surrounded by antique toys
• Mannequins dressed in their holiday best
• Enjoy carols played by Dave Bierman on an antique Victorian organ.
Everyone’s invited on Saturday October 20th from 10am to 5pm and on Sunday October 21st from noon to 5pm at 1840 East Front Street in Scotch Plains.

 

 

 

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Osborn Cannonball House Museum open for the 2016 Union County Four Centuries in a Weekend Historic Sites Tour

8 October 2016

As part of the Union County “Four Centuries in a Weekend” event, The Historical Society of Scotch Plains and Fanwood will be exhibiting its collection of vintage wedding attire. More than a dozen selections from its collection of vintage wedding dresses and accessories will be on display spanning the decades from the 19th century to the present.

The display may be viewed by the public on Saturday October 15th, 2016from 10am to 5pm and on Sunday, October 16th, 2016 from noon to 5pm at the historic Osborn Cannonball House at 1840 East Front Street in Scotch Plains, NJ.
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2015 Annual Holiday Open house at the Osborn Cannonball House Museum

25 November 2015

Would you like a cookie too?The Osborn Cannonball House Museum 1840 East Front Street in Scotch Plains, NJ will be open on Sunday, December 6, 2014 from 2-4pm.

Featured is our Victorian Christmas tree and 1800’s winter clothing display.

Join us for caroling around our recently restored 1880’s Mason and Hamlin reed pump organ and hot mulled cider and snacks. Costumed guides will conduct tours.

This will be the last open house of the Museum for 2016.  It will be closed for the winter and reopen the first Sunday in March 2016.

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