Colonial Taverns of New Jersey Author Event Sept 30

Colonial Taverns of NJ

Proprietary House will host “Colonial Taverns of New Jersey”authors event on Saturday September 30th at 3 PM. Hear intoxicating tales of colonial NJ’s libations, liberty and revolution told by the author Michael Gabriele. Purchase copies of the book and get it signed. Space is limited, so free ticket registration is suggested & available on the museum website – Paperback copies of the book are now available for $20 each at the Proprietary House Gift Shop. Visit the Proprietary House Museum and gift shop. Light refreshments will be served. Proprietary House is located at 149 Kearny Ave and has free parking. For information contact Proprietary House Association at 732-826-5527

Perth Amboy History
Proprietary House was the Royal Governors Mansion during Colonial Times and the only proprietary governor’s mansion of the original Thirteen Colonies still standing.  The royal governor of New Jersey at the time Proprietary House was William Franklin (c.1730-1813), son of Benjamin Franklin. He was arrested for being a traitor during the Revolutionary War and sent to Litchfield, Ct to jail.