LITTLE SILVER: A 3-HOUR, 350-YEAR TOUR

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History buffs and the just-plain-curious lined up last December for a tour of the historic Parker Homestead farmhouse. The Little Silver landmark opens its doors Sunday morning, for another public perusal. 

In a December 2013 feature story that appeared here on redbankgreen, readers got a close-up look at Little Silver’s Parker Homestead, the local landmark (and one of New Jersey’s oldest homes) that opened its doors to a public tour, for the first time in its nearly 350 year history.

On Sunday, May 18, the historic Parker place at 235 Rumson Road farmhouse welcomes its 21st century neighbors once again, for an afternoon of guided exploration, informational presentations and other activities, culminating with the ceremonial planting of a red oak — our official state tree — to commemorate New Jersey’s 350th anniversary.

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