World War One Road Show Coming to Morris County on October 14!

You're Invited!!!

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War One, the New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey State Archives, New Jersey State Museum, and the Morris County Heritage Commission will host a day-long New Jersey World War One Road Show on Saturday, October, 14, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Morris County Library, East Hanover Avenue, in Whippany.


LAST CHANCE! Don't Miss "What Funders Want: A Workshop for History Organizations"

What Funders Want: A Workshop for History Organizations

The fundraising landscape can be a bit of a mystery. What is the difference between a private foundation and a family foundation? What about government grants? And how do corporations fit into the mix? Whether you have a great idea for an exhibit or you want to work with a neighborhood organization on an outreach project, if your building needs a new HVAC system or you want to develop a strategic plan, there could be funding out there to support these kinds of endeavors.

Don't Miss the NJ Historical Commission's "End of Summer 2017" Newsletter!

Friends of New Jersey History:

As we make the transition from the summer months to what promises to be an exciting and eventful fall for the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC), we welcome you to enjoy our “End of Summer 2017” newsletter. Inside you’ll find a wealth of information on the following programs and upcoming events:

Important News & Notes from the NJ Historical Commission (NJHC)

Friends of New Jersey History:

April 2017 is shaping up to be quite an eventful month for history enthusiasts statewide. Here’s a quick reminder/update on some upcoming events and opportunities you certainly won’t want to miss!

“Understanding Your Audience Needs Through Evaluation” with Beverly Sheppard (APRIL 25th at Wheaton Arts and APRIL 26th at Plainfield Public Library)

As competition in cultural activities increases and national participation decreases, understanding the needs of audiences is more important than ever.

New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) - FEBRUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER

Friends of New Jersey History:

The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is pleased to present its February 2017 Newsletter.  Inside you’ll find information on:

  • NJHC’s FY2018 Project Grant Round
  • NJHC/NJHT Statewide Workshops
  • Coming Soon: The NJ WW1 Road Show

Help us spread the word!

NJHC February 2017 Newsletter


New Jersey Historical Commission News & Notes - May 2016

Friends of New Jersey History:

An eventful spring season continues for history enthusiasts of all ages and interests. Here’s a helpful primer to just a few of the things to indulge your passion for New Jersey history in May and throughout the upcoming months.

Remember to keep up-to-date with all of the latest history-related news by following the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) on Facebook and Twitter!

NJ History Board Training Workshops

As part of its Best Practices for History Organizations workshop series, the New Jersey Historical Commission and New Jersey Historic Trust are pleased to partner with the New Jersey State Library to offer a board training workshop. The workshop will feature Nancy Davis and Pam Fitzgerald of the Ivy Group, Ltd.  The workshop will cover:  


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