Christmas in the Country at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead - Knowlton, NJ

Merry Christmas from Knowlton Township Historic Commission!

Presented by the Knowlton Township Historic Commission the annual Christmas in the Country will take place on Sunday, December 8th from 12:00 to 3:00. Happening at the Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead, Delaware, NJ. Bundle up and come enjoy the winter scenes in beautiful Warren County! If we could only travel by sleigh!

Activities to include: A visit from Santa courtesy of Knowlton Township Fire and Rescue, tree lighting, holiday music and caroling. Additional activities to be advised, check our Facebook page (link below) as the event draws near.  

Our beautiful Christmas tree and greenery are always made possible by the generous donations of Triple Creek Tree Farm and Nursery. Triple Creek Farm and Nursery

Bring your friends, family and yes....pets are welcome with a leash!

Presented by the Knowlton Township Historic Commission (KTHC), the Christmas in the Country event is FREE and open to the public. Donations are appreciated and go directly to support our events. On-site parking available.

The great cover photo of this event is courtesy of local artist Robert Garcia.

The gathering will take place at the Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead, a historic property settled in 1795 by Irish immigrants James and Adam Ramsay. It is located along the banks of the Delaware River in Warren County’s scenic countryside. The Ramsaysburg Homestead is owned by the state of New Jersey and is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Website - Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead

Facebook - Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead

DIRECTIONS: The Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead is located at 140 Route 46 at the junction of State Highway Route 46 and Hope-Ramseyburg Road, just south of the historic village of Delaware, New Jersey 07833. From Route 80 take Exit 4 and head east on Rt. 46 for 4.3 miles. For more information visit the website at or send your email to

Ramsaysburg’s structures have been significantly restored thanks to important grant support from the Garden State Historic Trust Fund/NJ Historic Trust, The Warren County Municipal and Charitable Conservancy Trust Fund, The Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission, The National Park Service/Martins Jacoby Watershed Association and The Delaware River Greenway Partnership and the kind cooperation of the NJ Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Knowlton Township Historic Commission gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the many friends of Ramsaysburg who have given generously of their time and talent. Volunteers are always welcome.

In 2017 Knowlton Township Historic Commission celebrated twenty years since its establishment in 1997. In addition to preserving the Ramsaysburg Historic Site, the Commission has worked with the State Office of Historic Preservation to recognize local historic districts and sites and to highlight the area’s rural agricultural history. Today Knowlton Township boasts many working farms, some held for generations by farming families dating back to the early 1800s.

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Latitude: 40.878648 Longitude: -75.056887
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Event Dates

12/8/2019 – 12/8/2019

Admission Fee (if any)


Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All ages welcomed.

Accessibility Notes

Graveled driveway leads to grassy areas that surround the historic buildings.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcomed on a leash.

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