Upcoming Events from Preservation New Jersey
PNJ Annual Meeting

Join PNJ for the Annual Meeting of its members:

Saturday, April 28th at 9:00AM
Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse 
75 Main Street, Flemington, NJ

Heritage Tourism and You, Perfect Together   
Join seasoned professionals in a discussion about heritage tourism in NJ, and its impact on the State and local economy. Heritage tourism captures audiences interested in history, arts, & culture; and of course, historic preservation plays a critical role in this major tourism sector. Panelists will discuss how collaborations across interests can benefit all in their ability to promote and obtain funds for heritage tourism. They will also share stories about projects and initiatives that have been successful drivers of local and regional heritage tourism.

  • Leslie Bensley, Executive Director, Morris County Tourism Bureau
  • Sara Cureton, Director, NJ Historical Commission (Tentative)
  • Dorothy Guzzo, Executive Director, NJ Historic Trust
  • Adam Perle, President & CEO, ArtPrideNJ
  • Courtenay D. Mercer, PP, AICP, Director, Preservation NJ (Moderator)

Join local historians on a walking tour of Historic Downtown Flemington Borough. The tour will begin after Preservation New Jersey's Annual Meeting at the Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse. The tour guides will highlight the beautiful Greek Revival and Victorian architecture in homes and businesses, as well as detail the fascinating history of Flemington.

  • Dennis Bertland is Principal of Dennis Bertland Associates, a historic preservation firm based in Stockton,NJ. Over the course of his professional career, Dennis has studied and written extensively about the early architecture of northwestern NJ.
  • Janice Armstrong is a Heritage Educator and Associate with Dennis Bertland Associates. Janice is a lifelong resident of Hunterdon County.

Preservation New Jersey will announce the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in NJ for 2018 at a press conference on:

Thursday, May 17th at 10:00AM
New Jersey State House Annex Courtyard
131-137 West State Street, Trenton, NJ

Join us as we bring awareness to and rally support for the Garden State's endangered historic treasures. United, we can promote historic preservation as a sustainable strategy to protect and enhance the vitality and heritage of New Jersey's richly diverse communities.


April 28th: PNJ Annual Meeting
June 20th: Save the Date! Grassroots Organizing Workshop hosted by PNJ and the Cumberland County Cultural & Heritage Commission. More information coming soon.
Please take a moment today to make a tax-deductible contribution to PNJ. Your help offers PNJ the opportunity and resources to combat the ever-dwindling funding for historic preservation and to campaign on behalf of historic resources that are threatened. Together,  we can continue to work as a community to protect  and preserve our rich heritage.

Preservation New Jersey is the proud recipient of an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.
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