Miller-Cory House Museum in Westfield NJ

miller cory house museum

On Sunday, 6/4, from 2-4 pm, the Miller-Cory House Museum in Westfield NJ will present “Cooking with Herbs”. Learn about herbs commonly used in early 18th century as members of the Cooking Committee demonstrate cooking over an open hearth. Using period utensils, techniques, and seasonal ingredients, volunteers will prepare early American recipes in the Frazee Building. The Frazee Building dates back to the 18th century. Tours of the farmhouse, built in 1740, will also be available. The herb gardens, featuring plants commonly used in Colonial days, as well as the Colonial kitchen will be available for viewing.

Admission for the event at the Miller-Cory House Museum is $4.00 for guests 13 and over and $3.00 for guests ages 3 to 12. Admission is free for those age 3 and under. This will be the last program at the Miller-Cory House Museum until it reopens in September.

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Westfield NJ

Westfield NJWestfield NJ is a full service community with a thriving downtown. In addition to the walkable downtown area, there are fields, parks, a pool and a library for residents to enjoy. Westfield NJ is divided into a northside and a southside, and it is ranked by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as the 62nd best place to live for the 2015 survey.

Westfield NJ feels more like a city than a town and is well known for having the most substantial downtown. You can park your car and walk to any number of the restaurants, cafes, shops, professional offices and grocery stores. .  Diana, Transaction Manager for the Shannon Aronson Team, enjoys Sweet Waters Steak House. She says their steaks are excellent but the downside is if you’re saving a nice bottle of wine for a special occasion,  they won’t open it for you or allow you to bring your own.

For more information on Westfield NJ, you can visit www.westfieldnj.gov.

Facts About Westfield NJ

County: Union

Population: Approximately 31,000

Location: 25 miles from NYC – 11.6 miles from airport (Newark)

Commute by Car: Nearby Highways: Garden State Parkway, Route 22

Commute by Train: Raritan Valley Line – service to Newark, New Jersey. Transfer to train to NYC Penn station – 53 minutes; 113 bus provides service from the center of town to Port Authority in New York; Westfield Train Station, 821 S. Avenue W.

To learn more, visit www.njtransit.com

 

Education in Westfield NJ

Lincoln School is the central kindergarten.
Grades 1-5 : Franklin Elementary / Washington Elementary / Wilson Elementary / Tamaques Elementary / Jefferson Elementary / McKinley Elementary

Grades 6-8 : Roosevelt Intermediate (NorthSide) / Thomas Alva Edison Intermediate (South Side)

Grades 9-12 : Westfield High School – Currently ranked 21st by New Jersey Monthly Magazine

*Westfield offers half day kindergarten.

If you would like a free copy of our Town Snapshots where you can learn about Westfield NJ and other surrounding communities, please contact me. You can reach me by phone at 973-637-0004 or via email at Shannon@ShannonAronson.com. If you are planning a move and would like to see any homes for sale, I’d love to set up a private showing for you. Thinking of selling? Click here to see what your home is worth. For more great real estate information, including insider tips, please be sure to visit my website at www.NJRealEstateDirect.com.