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HLT Farmers’ Market program focuses on Civil War aftermath


The Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market will host a talk on “The Civil War’s Long Shadow in Southern Hunterdon County” with Hunterdon County Historical Society Trustee John Allen at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Dvoor Farm wagon house, 111 Mine St., Flemington, N.J.

Allen explores how the Civil War affected several Hunterdon County communities including East Amwell, West Amwell, and Raritan and Delaware townships. Allen’s research uncovers some snapshots of how the Civil War affected the veterans and their families.

The program is free and is sponsored by a grant from The Tyler Foundation.

Also, join Beatriz Velasquez in the wagon house at 8 a.m. for Farmers’ Market yoga. The cost is $15; bring a mat. Dark Whiskey will perform from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Farmers’ Market, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.