The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with the New Jersey Historic Trust, offers 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.
Eligible applicants must have a 501(c)3 IRS designation. Schools and religious congregations are not eligible to apply.
The Friends of New Jersey Heritage and the Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage are hosting a festive day in honor of the creation of the New Jersey Historic Trust, New Historical Commission and New Jersey Historic Sites Council in 1967.
Building a Place for History: 50th Anniversary includes two great tour opportunities:
MORRIS COUNTY TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY
Saturday, 29 April, 2017
Washington's Headquarters, Morristown
A day-long workshop on the united natural and built environments
Ian Burrow, archaeologist and cultural historian
The Fifth Biennial Interdisciplinary International Conference on Race
West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764
Thursday, November 9 to Saturday, November 11, 2017
Exploring Race, Gender, and Leadership in History and Global Societies:
Goals, Strategies, and Reconciliation
Friends of New Jersey History:
A friendly reminder of some important New Jersey Historical Commission-related news, events, and deadlines.
A present and a former Princeton University student have received the 2016 Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate New Jersey History Award, which recognizes outstanding undergraduate scholarship about a subject in the state’s history:
Term or Seminar Paper
Katharine Reed, Annapolis, Maryland, “Arthur Horton’s Fight against Coeducation at Princeton: An Unsuccessful but Crucial Battle.”
Collection Description (from online finding aid): The Robert W. Crawford Papers, 1906, 1932-1980, consist almost entirely of Crawford's professional papers. The material includes bulletins, clippings, correspondence, class notes, speech material, blueprints, a scrapbook, and photographs. The bulk of the collection is material relating to various types of recreational activities. Most of this material was collected during his early years as superintendent of recreation in Hastings on Hudson, New York, and Montclair, New Jersey.
Thanks, John, for introducing me to J. L. Bell's very interesting blog.
Another recent one (July 6, 2016) deals with the reputation of another New Jersey Revolutionary War figure: Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence: