The mission of the New Jersey Historical Commission is to enrich the lives of the public by preserving the historical record and advancing interest in and awareness of New Jersey's past.
Commission Members
Maxine Lurie, PhD, Chair
Margaret Westfield, R.A.Vice-Chair

Senator Christopher Bateman
Jayne S. Carmody
Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll
Susan P. Coen
Assemblyman Craig Coughlin
Michael Fernandez
Larry Greene, PhD.
Joseph E. Salvatore, M.D.
Richard Veit, Ph.D.
Senator Loretta Weinberg
B. Michael Zuckerman, Ph.D.

ex-officio members
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
State Librarian Mary Chute
Dan Saunders
Contact the NJ Historical Commission
NJ Historical Commission
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 292-6062
Fax: (609) 633-8168

Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
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News & Headlines
This notice is to offer updated news and notes from the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) as it looks ahead to a busy and eventful February.
2016 New Jersey Forum Call for Papers
Changing Attitudes Towards Preserving History and the Environment: A Forum Inspired by the National Park Service Centennial.
Legacy of NJ350 Celebrations Across the State
NJHC is putting together an archived “legacy” file of the various celebrations that took place around the State for NJ350.
New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
NJHC, Rutgers University Libraries, and Monmouth University are proud to announce the Winter 2016 edition of New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (NJS) is now available online.
FY 2017 General Operating Support (GOS) Workshops
NJHC reminder - statewide history organizations that there’s still time to register for one of several statewide FY 2017 General Operating Support (GOS) workshops.
Field Trip New Jersey
NJHC is proud to help support this terrific collaboration between the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Community Foundation of NJ.
2015 Award Recipients
NJHC is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of the Richard Hughes Award, Awards of Recognition, and the Richard P. McCormick Prize.
Essential Emergency Preparedness Information
Make sure you have everything you need. Be prepared!
Nominations for Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award®
Nomination in the “Nostalgia Program” category at the 58th Annual New York Emmy Awards® earlier this year, the It Happened Here: New Jersey video series earned another prestigious distinction.
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