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Annual Meeting

The Society's Annual Meeting is held each year in late February.  Traditionally, the Society's president and treasurer give reports on the state of the Society and trustees are elected.

The Society also invites a speaker to talk on a local history topic.

Previous Lectures

2022

Speaker: Noah Lewis

Topic: "The Colonial Black Soldier and What They Mean to Us"

2021

Not given

2020
Speaker: Brooke Hunter, PhD
Topic: "Women Voting in New Jersey"

2019
Speaker: Brooke Hunter, PhD
Topic: "Immigration in Lawrence"

2018
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: “Lawrence: Love It or Leave It. The Millham Secession and Other Dissatisfactions”

2017
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: ““What Did We Learn, and When Did We Learn It? The History of Public Education in Lawrence Township”

2016
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: “The Name Was Changed to Protest the Innocent: How Maidenhead Became Lawrence in 1816”

2015
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: “The Timeline of Lawrence History: 300 Years in 60 Images”

2014
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: "The Story of the Streams of Lawrence from 200,000 Years Ago to the Present"

2013
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: “The Street Where You Live: How Lawrence Became a Suburb 1900-2000”

2012
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: “Get Your Kicks on Route 206: 400 Years of Cruising Lawrence’s Road of Many Names”

2011
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: “Trolleys in the Lawrence Landscape 1899-1940”

2010
Speaker: Dennis Waters
Topic: “ ‘Hello, London! – Lawrenceville is Speaking!’ – The Story of AT&T’s 'Pole Farm' 1929-1975”

2009
Speaker: Edward Struve, PhD
Topic: “A Jersey Lenape View of Lawrenceville History”

2008
Speaker: Martha Leigh Wolf
Topic: "Congress of Confederation"

2007
Speaker: Joyce Copleman
Topic: "The Crossroads of the American Revolution"

2006
Speaker: Arthur Shapiro
Topic: "A History of the Borough of Roosevelt in Monmouth County"

2005
Speaker: Jim William
Topic: "Eggerts Crossing Village" (documentary)

2004
Speaker: T. James Luce
Topic: “Two 19th Century Sourland Characters: Silvia Dubois and her Biographer, C.W. Larison”

2003
Speaker:
Topic:

2002
Speaker: Linda Mead 
Topic: "An Update on the American Revolution National Heritage Areas Network"

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