Building a Place for History: 2016 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference
Information on sessions, tours and other activities at www.njpreservationconference.org
Thank you to all of this year's generous sponsors.
1.Purchase a license plate today! "Discover NJ History" license plates support projects that develop and promote visitor ready sites as heritage tourism destinations.
2. Spread the word! More license plates = more funding for heritage tourism projects. Use this marketing kit to promote the license plate to others!
The remarkable exterior transformation of the Ramsaysburg Farmstead in Knowlton Township (Warren County) was supported with capital preservation grants from the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund and Warren County. Read more about this site.
A study by the Newark Board of Education and Historic Preservation Office identified 23 schools that are eligible for listing in the NJ Register of Historic Places. A Trust grant will help fund the nomination for six schools.
Several matching grants awarded to the Naval Air Station Wildwood Foundation helped restore the exterior of this World War II site, now a musuem of historic aircraft in Cape May County.
June 8 Opening Night reception at Thomas Edison National Historical Park: 100 Years of the National Park Service
June 9 Full day conference at Seton Hall University in South Orange, featuring 18 educational sessions, two tours, Marketplace exhibits and more.
Details at the conference web site: www.njpreservationconference.org
Co-hosts: NJ Historic Trust, NJ Historical Commission, NJ Historic Preservation Office, National Park Service, Friends of New Jersey Heritage
Heritage tourism is ...
traveling to experience the places and activites that authentically represent the stories and people of the past.