The 100 year anniversary of the dedication of the Tea Burning monument at
will be held September 27 & 28, 2008 at the site of the monument in Greenwich,
and will include a reenactment of the tea burning, tall ships, and more.
You can find
more information here on the
Cumberland County Historical
Society web site.
The Greenwich Tea Burners Monument -
Dedicated September 30, 1908
photo above was taken shortly after the monument was completed.
You will notice if you get a chance to visit the site that the monument is now surrounded
by homes and large trees which did not exist in 1908 (see the 1956 photo below).
can read more about the history of the tea burning on the
Cumberland County, NJ web site and at the
Historical Society web site you can find a good map
of the dedication ceremony of the Greenwich Tea Burners Monument,
September 30, 1908. Approximately 7000 people attended this event.