MIDDLETOWN – Poricy Park Conservancy will hold a re-enactment from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, of Patriot Joseph Murray’s encounter with Colonel Tye.
The day’s event will include demonstations, tours of the historic Murray Farmhouse and presentations, such as hearth cooking, games and chores, clothes washing, spinning wheel, colonial garden, woodworking, fence building, and a discussion on George and Martha Washington. There will also be a black powder musket fire demonstration, which will be loud.
The event is appropriate for adults and children 7 years old and older. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Reservations can be made by calling the nature center at 732-842-5966, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The Poricy Park Conservancy strives to provide quality programs at a reasonable cost to visitors. Generous contributions assist the conservancy in sustaining operations. Unless otherwise noted, recommended program donations are $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers with a maximum of $20 per family members and $25 for nonmembers.
Preregistration is requested for all programs unless noted otherwise, allowing staff to plan supplies and instructor coverage accordingly. Although walk-in registration the day of program is available with some programs, a program will be cancelled if the pre-registration minimums are not met. Programs are held rain or shine.
The park is located at 345 Oak Hill Road, off Route 35 south. Additional information is available by visiting www.PoricyPark.org, or calling 732-842-5966.