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Port Norris NJ
Port Norris NJ
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Community Activities

This is a community service, Port Norris Historical Society is not responsible for any of the following events. We do our best to keep up to date information, however all dates and prices are subject to change with each venue, please check with each listing for any changes.

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Next PNHS Meeting
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Regular meeting at 7:00

 

Delaware Bay Watermen’s Memorial
Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 21 at 10:00 AM

 

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 16, 981 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, New Jersey 08323
Linda S. Hruza-Jones, President Office Phone: 856-455-8580
Email: cchistsoc@verizon.net Web: http://www.cchistsoc.org

THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND THE SEASONAL RE-OPENING OF
THE 1730 GIBBON HOUSE

Sponsored by the Cumberland County Historical Society to be held at the c. 1730 Gibbon House, located at 960 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, NJ 08323 Sunday, April 2, 2017 ~ Noon to 2 p.m. Visit the Gibbon House where you will see the formal dining room, the kitchen with its huge walk-in fireplace, the exhibits of locally made, rush-seated “Ware” chairs, beautiful samplers, quilts and many children’s toys. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

At 2 p.m., you are invited to join us at the Warren and Reba Lummis Genealogical & Historical Library for our “Speaker Series.” Our guest author will be Mr. Bill Sprouse, who will speak on his book entitled, The Domestic Life of the Jersey Devil, or, BeBops Miscellany.

If you have any questions or need directions,
please call the CCHS office at 856-455-8580 

“SPEAKER SERIES”
Sponsored by the Cumberland County Historical Society to be held at the
Warren and Reba Lummis Genealogical and Historical Library
981Ye Greate Street, Greenwich NJ 08323
Sunday, April 2, 2017 ~ 2 p.m.
Mr. Bill Sprouse will speak on his 2013 book, The Domestic Life of the Jersey Devil, or, BeBops Miscellany. This event is free and open to the public.  

“SPEAKER SERIES”
Sponsored by the Cumberland County Historical Society to be held at the
Warren and Reba Lummis Genealogical and Historical Library
981Ye Greate Street, Greenwich NJ 08323
Sunday, May 7, 2017 ~ 2 p.m.
Mr. Bill Callahan will discuss the Final Report for the Swedish Granary Tree Ring Project of 2016. This event is free and open to the public.  

 


Pencillings 1883  

Available for purchase

Port Norris Pencillings 1883
by Thomas F. Hollinger 

This book contains information provided from newspapers of the day published in Bridgeton, New Jersey. People called “local correspondents” would write down the “happenings” in the town then send it to the papers to publish.

Email us to order

     
Early Wood Architecture of Cumberland County, New Jersey

Available for purchase
The Cumberland County Historical Society
has a newly published book,
Early Wood Architecture of
Cumberland County, New Jersey


It was written by architectural historian,
Joan Berkey, and examines the earliest wooden buildings erected in Cumberland County. 

Download press release and how to order here



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The Bayshore Center at Bivalve is a non-profit organization whose mission is to motivate people to take care of the history, the culture and the environment of New Jersey's Bayshore region through education, preservation and example. BCB operates the authentically restored 1928 oyster schooner A.J. MEERWALD, New Jersey's official Tall Ship, as a hands-on sailing classroom throughout the region; and offers shore-based programs and events in her home port of Bivalve on the scenic Maurice River in Cumberland County. BayshoreCenter.org
Bayshore Center at Bivalve,
2800 High St, Port Norris, NJ 08349

BayshoreCenter.org

Chamber By The Bay
The mission of the Chamber By The Bay is to provide leadership for a healthy and vibrant business environment and to encourage responsible economic growth. Commercial Township, NJ is comprised of Port Norris, Mauricetown, Haleyville and Laurel Lake. http://commercialtwpchamber.org/index.html

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Robbinstown School Free Public Library
Main Street Port Norris NJ
Cindy Tawes ~ Librarian
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Wednesday 5:00 pm-7:30
Saturday 9:30am-12:00 noon

 
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Watermen's Memorial
Contemplation ~ Reflection ~ Remember the Past ~ Envision the Future

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IN THE NEWS
The Port Norris
Historical Society
Recognized
Nahzeem Gales
For Outstanding Efforts
in History for 2015-2016
Academic Year

at the Port Norris
Middle School
June 13, 2016

The Port Norris Historical Society
See Past Awards

 


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