EVENTS

Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn


SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016-2 P.M.

Meet the Author: Jean R. Soderlund

Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn

The Cumberland County Historical Society’s featured author for March will be Jean R. Soderlund. Jean is Professor of History Emerita at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She will be discussing her most recently written book Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn
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New Book about Cumberland County’s Historic Architecture Available

The Cumberland County Historical Society is proud to announce that its newly-published book, Early Wood Architecture of Cumberland County, New Jersey, is now available for purchase. 
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About the Cumberland County Historical Society

The office of the Cumberland County Historical Society is located in the Warren and Reba Lummis Genealogical and Historical Library, located at 981 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, New Jersey 08323.

Office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Library is open for research on Wednesday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 4 pm. Click here for more details.

The telephone number is 856-455-8580 or please visit our website at www.cchistsoc.org. Our email address is cchistsoc@verizon.net.

In 1905, at the same time plans were being made to erect a monument to commemorate the Tea Burning in Greenwich, the Cumberland County Historical Society was organized as a non-profit corporation. The first recorded meeting of the incorporators of the Cumberland County Historical Society was held in the old Cumberland County Court House on Broad Street in Bridgeton at 2 PM on December 2, 1908.

These Charter Members organized the Society in order to apply to the Board of Freeholders and the State Legislature for funds to erect a monument inGreenwich to the memory of the brave Patriots who burned the tea on December 22, 1774.

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