Author Archives: Michael Menche

Touring Mount Hope’s Hillside with John Holly

In 1903 Sarah A. Gallagher, at the age of 81, published “Early History of Lambertville, N.J.” She concluded the work with a remarkable poem in which she contemplates the industrialization of her city “while resting on Mt. Hope’s green hillside.” With … Continue reading

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Even More Holiday Memories from Lambertville Area Musicians

Sue Jaques 4-SHES “Hallelujah” Musically, I grew up in the late ‘40s, 50s and 60s, so the holiday songs hard-wired into my brain are mostly from that period. My dad played his favorites on our “record player,” later a stereo, … Continue reading

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More Holiday Memories from Lambertville Musicians

Our next fundraiser concert, showcasing the Lambertville area’s best musicians performing traditional and original holiday songs, is from 8-10 pm Wednesdsay, November 29, at Havana, 105 S. Main Street, New Hope. There is a $5 suggested donation. All proceeds benefit the … Continue reading

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Holiday Music Memories and Musings from our Fundraiser Musicians

For the sixth year, the Lambertville Historical Society is conducting a fundraiser that showcases the Lambertville area’s best musicians performing traditional and original holiday songs. There are 19 songs on the CD, “Season’s Greetings from Lambertville 2017,” which can be … Continue reading

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Our Docents Dish on their Favorite Exhibits, Gold Rush Appeal, and…Mansplainers!

The James Wilson Marshall House is a beloved landmark, maintained solely by the Lambertville Historical Society. The museum is open and staffed from May to October, Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 pm, for extended hours during Shadfest and Winterfest, and … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Lambertville’s Tour Guides (Continued)

Following is the second part of our conversation with tour guides Kate Breuning, Loren Hurwitz, Jeff McVey and Lou Toboz. Do longtime Lambertville residents participate or comment? LH: I’ve had residents come outside and embellish my stories when they hear … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Lambertville’s Tour Guides

The guided walking tour of Lambertville is a popular, informative, delightful stroll through one of New Jersey’s most picturesque towns, and a longtime signature event of the Lambertville Historical Society. In the 1980’s Yvonne Warren, a Coryell Street resident, along … Continue reading

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