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The Whitesbog Preservation Trust leases Whitesbog Village from the State of New Jersey and preserves the agricultural heritage of the Pinelands blueberry industry.
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.
The History and Historic Preservation Conference attracts professionals, volunteers and staff in the fields of history, historic preservation, architecture, planning, archaeology, nonprofit and museum management, and more.
Mount Laurel in Burlington County is the site of the 2015 conference. The June 3 opening reception features guest speaker Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI Art Crime Team and author of Priceless. The full day conference on June 4 will include tours, hands-on workshops, and educational sessions. AICP, AIA and ASLa continuing education credits are being sought.
Co-hosts: the NJ Historic Trust, NJ Historical Commission and NJ Historic Preservation Office.
Visit the conference website to review this year's program, become a sponsor and register for the conference, reception, workshop and tours.
Heritage tourism is ...
traveling to experience the places and activites that authentically represent the stories and people of the past.