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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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