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2014 NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference

Register now for the 2014 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference, "Celebrating Past, Present & Future."

The Conference will be held on June 5, 2014 at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, Monmouth County.

The Conference is co-hosted by the NJ Historic Trust, NJ Historical Commission, NJ Historic Preservation Office, and the Common Wealth of NJ. The Advocates for NJ History will host the NJ History Awards and Reception on the evening of June 4, 2014 at Thompson Park in Lincroft.

Go to the following website for more information

The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield

Michael Yesenko, the Township of Union Historian, will present “The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield,” at the Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union, on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 2:30 pm.

The courageous stand taken by the troops of the New Jersey Brigade and the local militia at the three-hour battle on June 7, 1780, in what is now Union-- coupled with the one fought on June 23, in Springfield--prevented British and Hessian forces from reaching George Washington and his Continental soldiers encamped in Morristown. 

Memorial Day Celebration at Princeton Battlefield

YOU ARE INVITED TO OUR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CELEBRATION  – WASHINGTON RETURNS! BATTLEFIELD ENCAMPMENTS AND REENACTMENTS; Saturday, May 24, 2014 – 11AM – 5PM, Princeton Battlefield, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540. 
 
Find out how the Battle of Princeton on that cold winter’s day, January 3, 1777, saved the American Revolution. Military encampment and mini-reenactments of the Battle of Princeton, a critical turning point in the American Revolution and the first battle won by the Continental Army against professional British soldiers.

Re: Anyone know any Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs/WACs) from WW2?

Mary Rasa wrote an article for my online magazine, www.GardenStateLegacy.com, about WACs at Fort Hancock. While not pilots, she may have more contacts from the oral history project she was involced with in 2003.

Contact me off the forum if you would like me to get you in touch with her.

 

http://gardenstatelegacy.com/files/The_Women_of_Fort_Hancock_Rasa_GSL23.pdf

 

Gordon Bond

Founder & ePublisher

Antique Appraisal

Antique Appraisal

Visitors to the Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair, to be held Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville, from 11am – 5pm, are invited to bring up to three of their treasured antiques, EXCLUDING jewelry, large furniture items and firearms, to be appraised by members of the Associated Antique Dealers of New Jersey (AADNJ). Donations are accepted. The Appraisal will be held from 11 am to 3 pm.  The Fair will be held rain or shine.

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