First Sunday Lectures

Hidden Historic Figures of New Jersey’s Past

Highlighting both legendary and living figures in New Jersey’s history, this season’s First Sunday Lectures will feature 60-minute presentation with speakers in Peachfield’s Great Room. Select presentations will highlight one individual, while others will recognize a group of individuals in New Jersey’s past. Light refreshments follow each presentation. Admission is $15 per person, and registration is required. Admission is free for members of the Friends of Peachfield, who must call or email us to reserve, as seating is limited. Interested in joining the Friends of Peachfield? Visit our Support page to learn how to join.

April 2, 2023, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Caspar Wistar & Wistarburg Glass

Cara Caputo, Manager of Interpretation and Public Outreach at Wyck Historic House in Philadelphia, will share a presentation on Caspar Wistar and the Wistarburg Glass Works.

Sample of Wistarburg Glass, courtesy of the Wyck Historic House and Garden, Philadelphia, Pa.

May 7, 2023, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Princeton’s Clarke Family

William Krakower of the Princeton Battlefield State Park, will share the history of Princeton’s Clarke family and their infamous legacy in the state.