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New Jersey History Workshop Announcements (updates frequently – check back often!)

DiscoverNJHistory.org is proud to serve as the one-stop shop for news, events, and information of interest to New Jersey’s history community. Perhaps nowhere is this more important than in highlighting the wealth of informative and topical best practices and professional development workshops offered by state, county, and local history organizations. Covering a wide array of […]

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New Jersey Historical Commission Grantee Spotlight: CAPES

To mark the 50th anniversary of the New Jersey Historical Commission and emphasize the significant work of history organizations and programs across the state, we asked our FY2017 and FY2018 grant recipients to submit a short narrative and photos describing the impact of NJHC funding. Each week until the end of our fiscal year in […]

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Don’t Miss the 38th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series – The Space Between the Notes: The Social Life of Music in Black History on Feb. 17th

The 38th entry in the Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series weaves together the academic and the artistic to explore the social roles of music in black history. Speakers and performers will delve into the history and current state of music in the black diaspora from a variety of angles. At a time when artistic production […]

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New Jersey Historical Commission Board Approves $2.5 Million in Fiscal Year 2018 General Operating Support, Project, and County History Partnership Program Grant Support

Advancing its ongoing effort to support the state’s unique and diverse historical legacy, the New Jersey Historical Commission approved $2.5 million in Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 18) grant funding to 81 historical organizations, museums, historic sites, archives, libraries, individuals, and county re-grant agencies across the state. The $2.5 million in FY 18 funding will support […]

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Attention Teachers: Start Planning Lessons Today With Discover NJ History

With the 2017-2018 school year in full-swing, don’t miss out on these unique, informative, and diverse resources to engage students of all levels in New Jersey history From the founding of the state to the 1936 State House Occupation to the lives of Alice Paul and Paul Robeson, DiscoverNJHistory.org offers a diverse assortment of lesson plans, multimedia projects, and […]

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