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.

Recent Content

prize to Joseph J. Felcone for his book Printing in New Jersey 1754-1800: A Descriptive Bibliography (fwd EXLIBRIS)

It's great to know this important piece of NJ history scholarship  has been recognized with an award. 

Karen Reeds, PhD, FLS 

Peter Kalm’s New Jersey, 1748-1751
NJ350 Publication Initiative grant, New Jersey Historical Commission 
Princeton Research Forum, a community of independent scholars:  http://www.princetonresearchforum.org/

 ======FWD from ExLibris listserve

Looking for History Stuff to Do This Summer? GSL Can Help!

School is almost out and the weather is getting warmer—people are starting to think about things to do on summer vacations and weekends!


Garden State Legacy has always been here to support our state’s vibrant heritage tourism economy with its online resources.


Looking for an historic site, museum, or historical society event nearby? Check out our “History In Your Backyard” directory of sites, museums, organizations, archives, and other resources!


NJ Studies Academic Alliance - Awards

NJ History Friends, 
Do you know somebody who deserves an award for writing a book, librarianship, teaching, or student research -- all connected to New Jersey?  Consider sending a nomination to the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance, an organization formed in 1992.  The NJSAA promotes the teaching of New Jersey studies, collaboration on projects, and sharing of materials.

Re: Help spread the word about the NJ History Fair

What a wonderful fair today! Thousands of history enthusiasts meeting each other, finding unexpected connections, making history come alive for children and adults of all ages...and the storm even held off!  
Thanks to the organizers, presenters and participants at this splendid event!  I had a wonderful time -- "Emily Warren Roebling"  (aka Carol Simon Levin)