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MEDIA ADVISORY (5/11): Bateman to Proclaim First Ever NJ Public Gardens Day in Princeton

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On May 11, Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman will proclaim the first ever “New Jersey Public Gardens and Arboretum Day” at a public ceremony at Morven Museum and Garden in Princeton. The event is open to the public and the media.

Sen. Kip Bateman will proclaim the first ever “NJ Public Gardens and Arboretum Day” at a public ceremony on May 11 at Morven Museum and Garden in Princeton, NJ. (Garden State Gardens)

Who: Senator Kip Bateman, State Officials, Members of the Garden State Gardens Consortium, and Industry Leaders

What: Ceremony Proclaiming the First-Ever NJ Public Gardens and Arboretum Day

When: Thursday, May 11th at 10 a.m.

Where: Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton St, Princeton, NJ 03540 

Availability: Open

Event Contact: Emily Everson, Senate Republican Office, 609-847-3600; Morven Museum & Garden, (609) 924-8144

Senator Bateman (R-Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon) authored the joint legislative resolution declaring the first Friday in June of each year as “New Jersey Public Gardens and Arboretum Day,” which received the full support of the Senate and Assembly earlier this year.

The resolution will be officially presented at Thursday’s event at Morven Museum and Garden.

Morven Museum and Garden is a National Historic Landmark and the home to five past New Jersey Governors from 1945-1981. It was also home to Richard Stockton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. To learn more, click here.

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