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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2016 DANJ Conference – Celebrating the National Parks Service Centennial

The national parks in our area contain a wealth of research and archival collections. Documents Association of New Jersey (DANJ) invites you to explore the depth and diversity of these resources with NPS historians and archivists.

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, 8:45 AM – 3 PM
Continental Breakfast at 8:45 AM; Program at 9:30 AM

Location: Seminar Room, Student Recreation Center, Rider University Lawrenceville Campus, 2083 Lawrenceville Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

The Clock is Ticking! Special Early Bird Registration Rates for the 2016 NJ Forum End September 30th!

Friends of New Jersey History:

The New Jersey Historical Commission wishes to offer a quick reminder that special early bird registration pricing for the 2016 New Jersey Forum ends this Friday, September 30, 2016. Running November 18th & 19th in historic Morristown, the 2016 Forum is unquestionably the NJHC's biggest and most event to date. Don't miss the unique opportunity to experience one or both days at an unbeatable price!

Among the highlights:

1772 Foundation announces grant round - applications now available

The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with the New Jersey Historic Trust, is offering capital preservation grants, up to $15,000, available to nonprofit organizations for repair and restoration projects. The grants require a one-to-one match from the grant recipient. The grant awards will be announced in 2017.

Eligible applicants must have a 501(c)3 IRS designation. Schools and religious congregations are not eligible to apply.