Cumberland County Historical Society



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Meet at the Warren and Reba Lummis Genealogical and Historical Library – 981 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich NJ 08323

Call the office for additional information: 856-455-8580

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 2 to 4 p.m.

                  “The Greenwich Tea Burning in History and Memory”

Speaker: Dr. John Fea, of Messiah College and author of the book:

 “The Way of Improvement Leads Home: Philip Vickers Fithian and the Rural Enlightenment in Early America”

Dr. Fea will be discussing the Greenwich Tea Burning in regards to its history and how it is remembered.

Sunday, February 18, 2018 – 2 to 4 p.m.

                  “Photographic Moorings:  Portraying Life and Place on the Delaware”

Speaker: Dr. Michael Chiarappa of Quinnipiac University

Dr. Chiarappa will be discussing photographers of the late nineteenth century to the 1940’s who captured the developments of the New Jersey Delaware Bay.  These photographers include Harvey Porch, William J. S. Bradway and Cora Sheppard Lupton.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 – 2 to 4 p.m.

“Oyster Shipping Sheds” and “Changing Tides”

Speaker:  Ms. Rachel Dolhanzyk, Curator at the Bayshore Center at Bivalve

Ms. Dolhanzyk will present two brief recently-made documentaries chronicling the oyster industry at Port Norris, NJ

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