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April 2014

"Breakfast with General Cornwallis"

  
Philip Van Horne invites you to join British General Cornwallis for breakfast following his successful rout of the American garrison at the Battle of Bound Brook. 


April 12, 2014


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SOMERSET COUNTY HISTORIC PRESERVATION SYMPOSIUM
Saturday, April 27, 2013
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
40 North Bridge Street, Somerville NJ 08876

9:00 - 9:30     Registration, Coffee, Networking
9:30 - 9:35     Call to Order Tom Buckingham, Heritage Trail Association
9:35 - 9:40     Welcome Pat Walsh, Freeholder, Somerset County

SECTION ONE: BENEFITS OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION

9:40 - 10:20   What's In It for Me?   -   Dorothy Guzzo, NJ Historic Trust

  • economic stabilization
  • community revitalization
  • funding opportunities
  • community pride and historical appreciation
  • 10:20 - 10:25   BREAK

    SECTION TWO: TOOLS OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION

    10:25 - 10:30   Moderator Stephanie   -  Cherry-Farmer, Preservation NJ
    10:30 - 11:00   State Level   -  Andrea Tingey, NJ Historic Preservation Office

  • Historic Preservation Legislation and Regulations
  • SHPO Mission , Goals, and Objectives
  • Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Program
  • 11:00- 11:15   County Level   -   Tom D'Amico, SCCHC

  • Preservation Grant Program
  • Historic Site Promotion and History Tourism
  • History Marker Program
  • 11:15- 11:30   Local Level   -  Wayne McCabe, Preservation Consultant

  • Master plan elements
  • Ordinances
  • Landmark and preservation commissions
  • 11:30 - 11:40   BREAK

    SECTION THREE: EDUCATION & ADVOCACY--THE LOCAL FOCUS

    11:40 - 11:55   Basic Education & Advocacy  -   Stephanie Cherry-Farmer, Preservation NJ

    11:55 - 12:55   Case Studies

  • Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead  -   John Campbell, Ann Rosenblum , Bernards
  • Abraham Staats House   -   Kathy Faulks, South Bound Brook
  • Montgomery Preservation Grants   -   Candy Willis, Montgomery Township
  • 12:55 - 1:00    Closing Remarks   -   Tom Buckingham

    1:00 - OPTIONAL LUNCH: VERVE RESTAURANT

     

     
     
    The Heritage Trail Association received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

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