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Party like its 1664! – History Buffs Dust off Archives and Host History Fair to celebrate NJ’s 350th Birthday

 

By Sally Deering

Chances are if you moved to Hoboken, Jersey City or any one of Hudson’s 13 cities and towns, you may not know much about where you live – the highs, the lows, the skeletons in the closet.

On Sat, Oct. 18th, from 10 am to 4 pm, New Jersey City University (NJCU) and the Hudson County History Advocates team up for an all-day birthday bash to celebrate New Jersey’s 350th (1664-2014) with displays from over 50 Hudson County organizations and cultural groups, documentary films by local filmmakers, talks by authors who penned books about New Jersey’s Who’s Who and ‘Who Was’, vintage photos and postcards, antique appraisals (just like “Antiques Roadshow” on PBS) and a treasure hunt and goody bags for kids. Continue reading Party like its 1664! – History Buffs Dust off Archives and Host History Fair to celebrate NJ’s 350th Birthday

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