NJ 350 Articles

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 23:34 Written by Administrator Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:31

New Jersey is 350 in 2014

The State of New Jersey is celebrating 350 years in 2014.  As part of this celebration, The Lawrence Historical Society will be publishing a set of history articles about Lawrence history.  In addition to appearing in this space, printed copies will be made available at society events and public buildings in the township.  This is made possible through a grant from the Mercer County Culture and Heritage Commission.  While we work on the new articles, here is a set of articles published in 1964 as part of the state's Tercentenary Celebration.

The Lawrenceville School: Highlights of a Century and a Half

Maidenhead: The Early Days

Lawrence Township Minute Records: Yesterday and Today

Lawrence Township Revolutionary Highlights

The Smith Homesteads

Town Hall: Past-Present-Future

 

 

Lawrence Township Revisited

Lawrence Township Revisited coverLawrence Historical Society's new book, Lawrence Township Revisited, is now available.  Part of Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series, the book contains over 200 photographs illustrating the past 150 years of township history.  A wide variety of subjects are covered in the book, including schools, businesses and neighborhoods.  A must-have for all history buffs, Lawrence Township Revisited also makes a great gift.  All profits from the book will support Lawrence Historical Society's programs and upkeep of the Brearley House and Port Mercer Canal House.

 

Order your copy today and help support Lawrence Historical Society.  Copies can be purchased at the Brearley House for $22 each or you may select to have your copy mailed to you.  To place a mail order, select the number of copies you wish to order from the drop-down below and click buy now.  If you don't have a PayPal account, you can check out as a guest by clicking the Don't Have a PayPal Account link on the check-out screen.  Shipping and tax included.

 

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