H-New-Jersey is open to anyone with an interest in the history of New Jersey, including but not limited to academic researchers, teachers, students, archivists, historic site staff, volunteers, genealogists, archeologists, historic preservationists, and just plain history buffs. H-New Jersey is sponsored by the New Jersey Historical Commission as a service to the state's history community.

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Important Notes from the NJ Historical Commission!

Friends of New Jersey History:

A friendly reminder of some important news and upcoming deadlines from the NJ Historical Commission (NJHC). Help us spread the word!

2016 New Jersey Forum Agenda/Schedule Available

The full agenda and schedule for the 2016 NJ Forum has been posted. Check out the fantastic tours and array of insightful panels and speakers that will complement the keynote from Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times-bestselling author Dan Fagin!

Rutgers University Libraries Receives Grant to Digitize Important Historical New Jersey Newspapers

New Jersey will become part of the Chronicling America digitized newspapers project hosted by the Library of Congress, thanks to Rutgers University, the NJ State Library and the NJ State Archives

Target for initial batch being "live" is October of 2017. See the press release from Rugters for more information.