SCHEDULE OF PRESERVATION MONTH 2015 TOURS + EVENTS

May 14 - June 6, 2015

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NOTE: Changes + additions to this Schedule of Events will be posted on this website regularly. Check our Twitter channel as well for up-to-the-minute updates. More information about sponsorship opportunities for Preservation Month 2015 in Jersey City: jclandmarks@gmail.com

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Thursday, May 14, 7 PM: " A Geographer's View of Jersey City." Presented by the Embankment Preservation Coalition. Full details at http://www.embankment.org/event/a-geographers-view-of-jersey-city

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Saturday, May 16, 12 PM: "West Bergen Historic Area: A Walking Tour from St. Peter's University to Lincoln Park with Historian Dennis Doran." Presented by the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Meet at St. Peters University, corner of Montgomery Street and JFK Boulevard. $5; $3 for seniors and students. Contact: dgdoran91@comcast.net

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Sunday, May 17, 2 PM: "Greenville: A Walking Tour with Historian and Author Patrick Shalhoub." Presented by the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Meet at the entrance area to the Danforth Avenue light rail station, near Princeton and Danforth Avenues. $5; $3 for seniors and students. Contact: PShalhoub@njcu.edu

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Saturday, May 30, 1 PM: "Lafayette History Tour." Presented by the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Meeting details to be posted shortly. Contact: bcj@psu.edu

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Saturday, June 6, 12 PM: "Bayview Cemetery." Co-sponsored by the Hudson County Genealogical Society; lead by historians Dennis Doran and John Hallanan Jr. Meeting details to be posted shortly. Contact: dgdoran91@comcast.net

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APRIL 22, 2015: FIRST READING AT CITY COUNCIL FOR PROPOSED HISTORIC DISTRICT IN JERSEY CITY

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Please take a moment to mail, email or call the Jersey City Municipal Council imploring all Council members to support the designation of the proposed West Bergen-Lincoln Park Historic District during the first reading of the ordinance on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at City Hall, 280 Grove Street (two blocks south of Grove Street PATH).

Thank you for your support as we continue to fight to preserve, protect and promote our community's historic neighborhoods!

CONTACT INFO:

  • Address hard copy letters of support to: Jersey City Municipal Council, 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
  • Send emails or leave voice messages with Pam Andes, Council Secretary: Tel: (201) 547-5053 | Email: pandes@jcnj.org

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ORIGINAL GRANITE BASE OF HISTORIC BERGEN MONUMENT DISCOVERED IN SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY!

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Read the incredible story and view photographs via The Jersey Journal. And please implore Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop at fulops@jcnj.org to make every effort to assist the local preservation community in preserving this vital public monument!

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