Ladies of Liberty Hall: Women's History in New Jersey

by  Liberty Hall Museum

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From Susan Livingston, daughter of Governor Livingston, whose daring exploits saved Liberty Hall from the British during the Revolutionary War, to Mary Alice Kean who worked tirelessly for the preservation of our historic structures, to Abbe, an enslaved women who attempted to escape while in Paris, the ladies of Liberty Hall have played an important role in the history of our community. This lively talk describes 200 years of stories and contributions by the women who once lived in this stately home.

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Point to Point: $100.00
By Request: $100.00


45 Minutes

Target Audience

Education: Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History Women's History

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Booking Information

Program Availability: Monday-Friday: 10:00am-7:00pm; Saturday and Sunday: 2:00pm-5:00pm; Programs must be booked at least two weeks in advance.

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Please contact the museum at hgaston@kean.edu or 908-527-0400 to discuss the cancellation policy.

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Liberty Hall Museum

Union, New Jersey
United States

Liberty Hall Museum, a historic house and gardens museum in Union, New Jersey and the state's premier in-person and virtual field trip destination, offers a diverse array of virtual school programs and lifelong learner experiences designed to enlighten and inform all curious minds.

Whether you are playing with toys from over 200 years ago with your school class, studying the plants in our historic greenhouses with your scout troop, or engaging with a presentation about Liberty Hall’s powerful women at your local library, Liberty Hall Museum provides the unique opportunity to see, touch, and relive history.

Our school programs meet a variety of Common Core and New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards and all our programs are conducted by museum educators who share a genuine love of this museum. Liberty Hall’s historians and staff are dedicated to ensuring that every visitor who visits the museum leaves with a greater appreciation for our nation and our state’s history.

Hannah Gaston

Program Details


1. Introduction to Liberty Hall Museum
2. The Livingston Ladies: Revolutionary War Heroines
3. The Kean Ladies: Expanding the Legacy
4. Lucinetta and her Ladies: The "Misses Keans" in the Victorian Era
5. The Modern Ladies: Making the Museum
6. Question and Answer Time


At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Gain an understanding of the ladies who lived and worked at Liberty Hall and how they contributed to society
- Explore the changes in the home, lifestyle, fashion, and expectations of women over 250 years
- Develop an appreciation for the history of women in New Jersey and the United States