Mission
The mission of the New Jersey Historical Commission is to enrich the lives of the public by preserving the historical record and advancing interest in and awareness of New Jersey's past.
Commission Members
Maxine Lurie, PhD, Chair
Margaret Westfield, R.A.,  Vice-Chair
Senator Christopher Bateman
Jayne S. Carmody
Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll
State Librarian Mary Chute

Susan P. Coen
Assemblyman Craig Coughlin
Michael Fernandez
Larry Greene, PhD.
Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno
Joseph E. Salvatore, M.D.
Dan Saunders
Richard Veit, Ph.D.
Senator Loretta Weinberg
Joseph S. Weisberg, Ed.D.
B. Michael Zuckerman, Ph.D.
Contact the NJ Historical Commission
Mailing Address:
NJ Historical Commission
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 292-6062
Fax: (609) 633-8168

Email: Feedback@sos.state.nj.us
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Hughes Award and Awards of Recognition Nominations Now Being Accepted

The New Jersey Historical Commission is now accepting nominations for its Hughes Award and Awards of Recognition. Nominations must be received by Monday, August 11, 2014.
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FY 2015 Round I Project Grants & Minigrants

The Declaration of Intent and Grant Applications are now available in System for Administering Grants Electronically (SAGE).

FY 2015 Round I Project Grants & Minigrants Workshops

The New Jersey Historical Commission is offering three workshops for its upcoming grant round for Project Grants and Minigrants. These free workshops will take place in July.
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Understanding Audiences Workshop

September 22, 2014
Middlesex County Community College


The New Jersey Historic Trust and the New Jersey Historical Commission are pleased to present this training workshop with Max van Balgooy of Engaging Places. The workshop is the first in a series of three audience engagement training opportunities.

The latter two workshops will be offered in 2014 and will focus on national trends in engagement and how to use social media. Registration for the September 22nd workshop will be available soon.

2014 New Jersey Forum

November 21-22, 2014
Kean University


The 2014 New Jersey Forum is presented in honor of New Jersey’s 350th anniversary and to celebrate the Garden State’s contributions to liberty, diversity, and innovation. More information will be available soon.

New Jersey Collections Care Network
2014 Training Programs

This is a two-year statewide initiative to address urgent collections care needs in New Jersey through educational programs and training. Intended to reach collections care professionals and volunteers, these programs will encourage the use of best practices, support targeted fundraising and marketing, increase the use of existing resources, and accelerate the development of collaborative strategies.

Program Information & Registration
New Jersey Collections Care Network

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