Sycamore Banjo Band and Skylands Dulcimer String Band at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead - Knowlton, NJ

Knowlton Township Historic Commission invites you to our Music in the Barn series for the summer of 2019 at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead in Delaware, NJ! The season will kick-off with two great string bands. The SYCAMORE BANJO BAND will perform jazz, sing along songs and western swing. The SKYLANDS DULCIMER STRING BAND will play an eclectic mix of folk, Celtic, Appalachian, classical and classic rock pieces. The event will take place under the rafters using the wonderful acoustics of the historic barn.

Gates open at 5:00 and music will start at 6:00. Guests are welcome to arrive early and bring a picnic with beverage of their choice.

The event is open to the public. Please feel free to invite your friends and family! Indoor, outdoor and cabaret seating available or bring your own seating.

Suggested donation of $10.
Your generosity supports future events.

The event is rain or shine.

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Supported in part by a grant from the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission under the direction of the Warren County Department of Land Preservation. Knowlton Township Historic Commission is grateful for the continued support of Warren County over the last five years.

Our concert series continues with two additional performances:
July 27 - Nancy and Spencer Reed Jazz Quartet
August 31 - Michael Jorgenson Classical String Trio

The concerts 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.

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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Event Dates

6/29/2019 – 6/29/2019

Accessibility Notes

Graveled driveway leads to grassy area. Driveway is about 100 ft from the barn venue.

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