Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation Museum
June 3 & 4
July & August
October 14 & 15
Four Centuries in a Weekend
December 2 & 3
Information about the presenters
Red Storm Drum and Dance Troupe
Native American educational and performance group. Margaret and Robert Boldeagle are two of the group’s founders
who, with their members of varied Native American heritage, travel the nation using artifacts, song, drum and dance to
teach people about the 560 Native American Tribes that exist in the U.S. today. Their mission is to preserve the
Native American history for future generations.
7th Virginia Cavalry Co. A
Civil War reenactors that camp on the grounds for the weekend in authentic reproduction tents and live the weekend as
they would have on the battlefield during the Civil War. They will be performing military drills and gun exercises
throughout the weekend along with answering any questions visitors may have. They will also take part
in the candlelight tours on Saturday night.
This group portrays pirates from the 17th and 18th centuries to give visitors a glimpse into the life of a pirate
using props, displays and stories. The waters between Sandy Hook and New York City were infested with pirates
and French privateers in the 17th and 18th century and many landing parties rowed onto the shore or up the
creeks and rivers of Central Jersey.
Open Hearth Cooking
Susan McLellan Plaisted MS RD CSP LDN, is the Proprietress of Heart to Hearth Cookery, a food history business
based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She offers demonstrations of 17th century through 19th century Colonial American and
European cooking methods, practices, and receipts (recipes), as well as per-European-contact and post-European-contact
Native American foodways. Her repertoire ranges from open pit, through down hearth, raised hearth, and cook stove cooking.
She conducts hands-on workshops and classes for both children and adults at many historic sites and museums in the
Delaware Valley region and beyond. With her diverse historic foodways experience, she offers many slide presentations and
lectures. The “Hearthside with Susan McLellan Plaisted” educational DVD series is her newest venture.
David Veasey is a life-long New Jersey resident with a long-time interest in the state's history and architecture, including
its lighthouses and life-saving stations which he wrote a book about, titled: Guarding New Jersey's Shore Lighthouses
and Life-Saving Stations; he also wrote the well received New Jersey Then & Now.
There will be a special presentation at 2pm by David Veasey on New Jersey's Colonial Architecture based on the author's book.
David Veasey will be available all day Saturday to discuss his books and will have them available for purchase.
If you want to see the free presentation at 2pm we suggest you reserve your seat as space is limited.
The presentation will be on the 2nd floor in the museum.
Please email email@example.com to reserve your seat
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Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation & Museum
Scott McCabe, Director
593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, NJ 07066
Phone: (732) 340-1571
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