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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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10/20/2016 – Searching for Yankee Doodle

Historian and author, Bob Mayers will speak at our fall meeting on the October 20, 2016, 7PM at the DeCorso Center, located at 15 East Fourth Street, New Providence, NJ. Over the years, vastly different opinions have been offered by … Continue reading

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8/14/2016 – Help Celebrate Our 50th Anniversary!

New Providence Historical Society to turn 50 on Monday, August 15th, 2016!  To celebrate, we will be having an “Ice Cream Social” on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 from 2-5 PM on the grounds on the Salt Box Museum at 1350 Springfield Avenue. There … Continue reading

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Salt Box Craft Fair Postoned to May 14th, Due to Weather

Due to the rainfall that we have had over this past week, with more forecasted showers for Saturday morning, we have decided to cancel the event for Saturday, May 7 and proceed with this event taking place on the rain … Continue reading

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Salt Box Craft Fair – May 7th, 2016

The New Providence Historical Society’s Salt Box Craft Fair is scheduled for Saturday, May 7th 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. If any vendors interested in … Continue reading

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The Society’s Annual Dinner Set for April 14, 2016

The New Providence Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting on April 14th at the Murray Hill Inn & Suites at 6PM. This dinner commemorates the Society’s 50th Anniversary. Our guest speaker, Linda Barth, will talk about the rich history of … Continue reading

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