Volume 5 • Issue 2 2007 fall Home
Calendar Items
  1. Public Hearing for the New Jersey Heritage Tourism Task Force
  2. Preservation New Jersey's Most Endangered Historic Sites List
  3. NJ Historical Commission Conference on New Jersey Diversity
  4. New Jersey Historic Trust Grant Round 2008
  5. Statewide Wayfinding Signage Initiative Symposium
  6. New Jersey Cultural Trust Grant Round FY 2009
  7. Save the Date

  1. Public Hearing for the New Jersey Heritage Tourism Task Force
     
    November 14, 2007

    4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Salem Visitors Center in Salem City

    Members of the public are invited to provide five minutes testimony (and five copies of testimony) to the task force on how New Jersey can strengthen the heritage tourism industry.

    For more information and to RSVP, call 609-633-2060

     

     
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  2. Preservation New Jersey's Most Endangered Historic Sites List
     
    The deadline for nominations is November 30, 2007.

    Preservation New Jersey is accepting nominations for its 2008 list of 10 Most Endangered Historic Sites of New Jersey. Launched in 1995, Preservation New Jersey's program draws attention to various architectural, historical, natural and archaeological properties that are in imminent danger. Download a nomination form here:
    http://preservationnj.org/uploaded_documents/10mostnominationform2006.indd.pdf



     
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  3. NJ Historical Commission Conference on New Jersey Diversity
     
    November 17, 2007
    Trenton Marriott
    Click here to read more about this event.
     
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  4. New Jersey Historic Trust Grant Round 2008
     
    Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
    Capital Preservation Grants
    Applications and Guidelines will be posted in Spring 2008.  Applications will be due in June 2008.

     
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  5. Statewide Wayfinding Signage Initiative Symposium
     
    December 7, 2007 
    9:30-4:00
    NJ DEP Public Hearing Room, Trenton, NJ

    The purpose of this meeting is to create consensus for a first- class, tiered statewide Wayfinding signage program by August 2008. 

    Celebrate NJ! and New Jersey Heritage Tourism Task Force are convening a symposium to begin the planning process for a statewide Wayfinding Signage Initiative.  World-renowned wayfinding designer, Lance Wyman will be the keynote speaker, kicking off a daylong work session to address key questions.

    Please plan to participate in this important event.  Your invitation will arrive by email shortly.  If you are not available to attend, please advise us of an alternate representative from your organization that we may invite.

     
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  6. New Jersey Cultural Trust Grant Round FY 2009
     
    Grants to support history and humanities organizations

    Organizations that wish to apply must be qualified by the New Jersey Cultural Trust. Applications for qualification must be received by January 7, 2008.  A letter of intent to qualify for a grant must be received by January 21, 2008.  Full applications are due February 28, 2008. A workshop for potential applicants will be held on December 4, 2007; two more will be scheduled for January. 

    For information about qualifying, visit: www.njculturaltrust.org.  For grant guidelines and applications look for the Cultural Trust link on the right side of the page: www.newjerseyhistory.org

     
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  7. Save the Date
     
    Saturday, January 26, 2008 - Preservation New Jersey Annual Meeting
    Time and Place to be announced.
    preservationnj.org 

    February 16, 2008 - Marion Thompson Wright/Black History Month Conference
    Rutgers University - Newark

    March 28, 2008 – History Issues Convention
    "The New Jersey Heritage Tourism Task Force"
    War Memorial, Trenton

    June 4, 2008 – New Jersey State Historic Preservation Conference
    Rutgers University Campus, New Brunswick
    nj.gov/dep/hpo

     

     
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