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10/12/2017: Fall Talk: “Revolutionary War Spies”

Damien Cregeau will explore the murky world of Colonial espionage during the American Revolution. Mr Cregeau’s talk will be at 7 PM at the DeCorso Center, 15 East Fourth Street, New Providence, NJ 07974. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Advertisements

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9/21/2017: History Talks on Grounds for Sculpture

On Thursday night at 6:30 PM the New Providence Historical Society will host the third in series of four “History Talks.” “Grounds For Sculpture” is a 42-acre sculpture park and museum located in Hamilton, NJ, on the former site of the New Jersey … Continue reading

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September 16, 2017 – New Providence Book Festival

New Jersey authors will sign books and talk to visitors at the New Providence Book Festival on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The festival, located on the grounds of the historic Salt Box Museum, will include a series of author panels … Continue reading

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New Providence Historical Society Uniform Collection Part of Morris Museum Exhibit

A number of WWI and WWII military uniforms and accessories from the Society’s garment collection are included in a newly opened exhibit at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ . The exhibit is titled “The Evolution of … Continue reading

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8/6/2017 – Open House at Salt Box Museum

Come visit the Salt Box Museum for a free tour between 1 and 3 PM on Sunday, August 6th.

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Salt Box Craft Fair Postponed to May 20th

Due to the projected increment weather, the Salt Box Craft Fair will be postponed to   Saturday, May 20th. See you all next weekend.  

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Salt Box Craft Fair – May 6, 2017

The New Providence Historical Society’s Salt Box Craft Fair is scheduled for Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Proceeds from the fair support the Society’s scholarship program and maintenance of the museum. The Fair will taken place … Continue reading

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April 29, 2017: Genealogy Workshop

Next History Talk: April 29, 2017, 1-5 PM Sign-up now for a 40-minute workshop that will share with you how to research your family history easily.  All are welcome. (Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.)  Bring … Continue reading

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April 20, 2017: Society’s Annual Dinner, The WASPs of WWII

The New Providence Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting on April 20th at the Murray Hill Hotel & Suites at 6PM. Come hear the story of the amazing WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots in WWII). Our speaker, Carol Simon … Continue reading

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2/16/2017 – History of Nokia Bell Labs

In the first in series of four talks presented by the New Providence Historical Society, Edward Eckert will give a presentation on the History of Nokia Bell Labs. This presentation is sponsored by Wells Fargo. Mr. Eckert is the Bell … Continue reading

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