Museum Blog

Keep up to date with museum happenings! Posts are made by museum staff and interns.

Lapidus Market

Lapidus Market In 1941, Sol and Ray Lapidus moved to Plainsboro from Brooklyn, New York. They purchased Quaker Stores, located at 515 Plainsboro Road, and turned it into Lapidus Market, the town’s first “Mom and Pop” grocery store. People could buy a variety of goods,...

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AppleFest

AppleFest   A week ago from the time that I am writing this, the Wicoff House Museum held our fall harvest event, AppleFest. It was an afternoon filled with history, crafts and apple treats of all kinds. AppleFest was the second event that the Wicoff House Museum...

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History of the House Museum

The Role of the House Museum   When someone says the word “museum”, they probably think of the historic house museums they have visited throughout their community. The National Trust for Historic Preservation previously estimated that there are more than 15,000...

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Haunted House Museum

Is the Wicoff House Museum haunted?   As the seasons change and fall approaches, so does Halloween. The time of the year for all the ghosts and ghouls to come out. Over the past few weeks I have been in the museum alone during most of the day. While it can be...

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