Tours of the Sourlands
The following maps and site descriptions allow users to explore the human geography of the Sourland region. These include African American sites, as well as the important sites founded by the white population in the 18th and 19th centuries. The regional section describes individual sites scattered throughout the region; the links to more local regions (Amwell, etc.) contain information and maps that have a higher concentration of sites.
Eastern and Western Bus tour
Experience the magic and rich history of the Sourlands, an unspoiled landscape of forested ridges, pastoral farms, and a special refuge for heroes, patriots, artists and, yes, even ghosts!
Hear about the region’s historical importance, unique heritage and rich ecology. Learn about the special Sourland forest, home to numerous unique animals and plants – some threatened and endangered - and how to protect this special place for future generations. Western and eastern tours alternate in spring and fall. On the eastern route, participants tour the famed Lindbergh home, inside and out On the western route, participants visit the Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum and enjoy its varied exhibits reflecting the diverse agricultural history of our area.