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Celebrate Washington's Birthday at Allaire Feb. 16

Event to feature patriotic orations, poetry, procession through the village and birthday cake

Allaire Village at Allaire State Park, Wall Township. Courtesy: www.allairevillage.org
Allaire Village at Allaire State Park, Wall Township. Courtesy: www.allairevillage.org

All are welcome to celebrate Washington's birthday at Allaire Village from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 16.

"Join the Allaire Villagers for a day of celebration!" says a prepared statement from Allaire. "At 1 p.m., the villagers of James P. Allaire’s Howell Iron Works Company invite you to join them in the Historic Chapel for an 1830’s-style Patriotic and Commemorative service in honor of General Washington!

Featuring patriotic orations, speeches and commemorative poetry of the period, the service pays tribute to the young nation’s beloved first president. 

The service will be followed by a procession through the Village led by the Howell IronWorks Militia. Upon arriving at Mr. Allaire’s mansion, visitors may take a tour of the building and sample a piece of birthday cake in honor of George Washington. 

The George Washington’s Birthday Celebration is presented free of charge by Allaire Village Incorporated. Join us for a day of family fun and history!

Allaire Village, Inc. is licensed by the State of New Jersey to operate the 40-acre, Historic Village at Allaire, the site of James P. Allaire's Howell Iron Works Company in the 1830’s.  

Allaire Village is able to present, throughout the year, many fine quality educational and interpretive programs. These programs are made possible by the support of private donations, membership fees, fund-raising events, admission fees, patronage of our General Store and Bakery.

Allaire Village, Inc. received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State. In addition, funding for our Interpreters Programs is made possible in part by a grant from the Provident Bank Foundation. Other generous sponsors includes the OceanFirst Foundation.

The Historic Village at Allaire is located in Allaire State Park at 4263 Atlantic Avenue in Farmingdale off of Exit 98 of the Garden State Parkway and off Exit 31-B of Interstate 195.  For more information, contact the Allaire Village office during business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at 732-919-3500 or visit our website at www.allairevillage.org."

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