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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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First Open House of 2016

Please join us for our first Open House of 2016, in our mid 1800’s farmhouse. So, come pay us a visit as winter recedes for our Golden Jubilee year! Salt Box Museum 1350 Springfield Avenue New Providence, NJ Sunday, March … Continue reading

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Trustee’s Meeting – Tuesday, 12/17 @ 2 PM

There will be a Trustee’s Meeting of the New Providence Historical Society at 2PM on December 17th in the Mason Room, located at the rear of the New Providence Memorial Library. You don’t have to be a Trustee to attend. … Continue reading

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Holiday Open House, Sunday, December 6th

Please join us for our annual Holiday Open House, in our mid 1800’s Farmhouse. We’ll have refreshments, as well as a selection of our archive photo albums containing photos of yesteryear New Providence, Also available are copies of Images of … Continue reading

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Four Centuries in a Weekend

The Salt Box Museum will once again participate in the Four Centuries in a Weekend event. This event includes 27 diverse historic sites in Union County, from humble farmhouses to extravagant mansions, which share the story of our evolution from the Colonial … Continue reading

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August Open House at Salt Box Museum

Join us for guided tours of the Salt Box House and all it’s artifacts and exhibits on Sunday, August 2nd, 1-3 PM.  Learn about the history of New Providence and beyond. The next open house will be Sunday, September 13th, 1-3 … Continue reading

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