Celebration of the Abbott Marshlands

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A Celebration of the Abbott Marshlands – Central New Jerseys Premier Destination for 13,000 years

  • An exhibit: ‘The Abbott Marshlands – More than Meet the Eye’, September 20-Nov. 16, opening reception September 20, 6-8 PM, The City Museum of Trenton at Ellarslie. For details. The exhibit features archaeology, art, and nature of the Abbott Marshlands.
  • The 7th juried Voices for the Abbott Marshlands Photography Show. The City Museum of Trenton at Ellarslie, Sept. 20- Nov. 16. Second venue, Nov. 22 – April 1, the Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Ave. Hamilton, during center hours.
  • World Rivers Day. In the morning: walk at 10 AM from I-295 scenic overlook. In the afternoon: talk by author Bruce Stutz, 2 PM at the City Museum of Trenton at Ellarslie.
  • Public opening of the Tulpehaking Nature Center, Oct. 11 and 12.
  • Tours, walks, paddling opportunities – for history and nature.

For schedule, click here.

aerial_2010_LeckThe Abbott Marshlands are a regionally significant natural area and a nationally important archaeological site. Recently the area, once known as the Hamilton – Trenton- Bordentown Marsh, has been renamed the Abbott Marshlands. It is named after Charles Conrad Abbott (1843-1915), naturalist and archaeologist, who brought much attention to the area through his nature and archeological writings.

 

Presented by:  The City Museum of Trenton at Ellarslie, the Tulpehaking Nature Center, Mercer County Park Commission, the New Jersey State Museum, and Friends for the Abbott Marshlands in Partnership with D&R Greenway Land Trust

www.ellarslie.org  (exhibit link)

Tulpehaking Nature Center (link)

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