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Things to do at Grover Cleveland Birthplace
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Annual 4th of July Ice Cream Social

Celebrate the nation's birthday
at the birthplace of New Jersey's only U.S. President

A glorious, old fashioned, All-American celebration
on the grounds of the Grover Cleveland Birthplace
207 Bloomfield Avenue, (corner of Arlington Avenue) Caldwell, NJ
1 - 4 PM

Tour the 1832 Historic House, home to the Clevelands 1834-1841
Children's Games
Music & Dancing, Lemonade, Ice Cream, Popcorn
and More!

activities will be held in St. Aloysius Hall.
Organized by the Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association in Cooperation with
St Aloysius Church and the Borough of Caldwell

Free Tours
Self-guided tours Set your own pace through the exhibit areas.
Guided tours Guided tours are available during operating hours. Allow 20 minutes - 1 hour depending on your interest level.
Group tours Advance reservations are required for groups of 20 or more.
Free Exhibits
Three period rooms
ca. 1837-1855
Kitchen, Rear Parlor and Bedroom settings. Approximately 20 original artifacts here had been owned and used by Cleveland's parents during his childhood years. displayed among period artifacts.
Two exhibit galleries Front parlor and foyer have cases and labels for approximately 90 artifacts from Cleveland's presidency, his political career and private life as an adult.
Gardens 3 small garden beds with approximately30 varieties of 1830s period plants.
Free Fun Stuff
Bring a sense of play (and your camera) for these 'Kodak Moments'. Available continuously during operating hours. Parties, school trips or other group tours must be arranged in advance.
1890s Formal
Dress up like Grover Cleveland and his wife, Frances.
Lawn games 
of the 1830s
These games were popular during Cleveland's childhood. Hoop-rolling, marbles, tops, hoop-toss.
1830s busy hands Quill pen writing, embroidery, indoor games.
Free Picnicking
Groups or families of ten or less are welcome to picnic on the 3 acre lawn  without a reservation from 10 AM - 6 PM. No cooking or barbecuing is permitted and trash must be carried out. No public restrooms on premises.
Free Research Library
A small research library is available for limited use by scholars or researchers. Use of the library must be arranged in advance


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