Salem County Founder’s Day
|1:00 pm - 6:00 pm|
Celebrate with Salem County as they recognize their Founder, Major John Fenwick with Pine Tavern Distillery! This inaugural event is a fundraiser, with 100% of the ticket sales being donated to the Salem County Historical Society. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years old. They can be purchased online or at the door. The ticket price covers admittance to the distillery and the exhibits.
You can also shop around at local vendors such as WheatonArts artist Frank Stubbins will be selling his collection of antique glass bottles. There will be live entertainment from 2-4pm by The Fort Delaware Cornet Band, which is a Civil War period brass band. And of course, there will be Fenwick’s New Salem Single Barrel Rye and Bourbon Whiskey for sale, along with other spirits and artisanal cocktails. If you’re hungry, grab a bite to eat from Mister Softee and East Coast Oven and Pizza Company.
Salem County history will be on display with these exhibitors:
Bonny Beth Elwell – is a local historian and SCHS Board Member. She will be there signing and selling her book Upper Pittsgrove, Elmer Pittsgrove. Ms. Elwell’s signature is on the back of every bottle of Fenwick’s New Salem Whiskey.
Ken Blades – is owner of Ken Blades Blacksmithing
Pete Michel – is a historian and reenactor from the Hancock House
Douglas “Muggs” Jones – is a colonial rifleman
Kelly Lin Gallagher – the author of Haunted Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland Counties. She will be signing and selling copies of her book.
Members of the SCHS – including Trudy O’Hare and curator Andrew Coldren. They will be providing history and activities for children.
149A Pine Tavern Road Monroeville, NJ 08343