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The Tewksbury Historical Society Presents Lecture by Doug Kiovsky
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm
The Tewksbury Historical Society will host a talk by retired Hunterdon County Parks Assistant Planner Doug Kiovsky on his book The Heritage of Our Hunterdon County Parks on Sunday, May 20th at 1 p.m. at the Tewksbury Historical Society Headquarters, 60 Water Street, Mountainville section of Tewksbury. The talk is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Copies of Kiovsky’s book will be available for purchase courtesy of the Califon Book Store.
Doug Kiovsky wrote The Heritage of Our Hunterdon County Parks in 2013 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Hunterdon County Park System. Doug will speak about how the park system was created and start off with the history of the Cold Brook Preserve in Oldwick. From there, he will speak about the historical background regarding several of the county parks. He worked at the Hunterdon County Parks Dept. for 25 years from 1989-2014 in the capacity as an assistant park planner, historian, and park ranger. He obtained a BS in History from Thomas Edison State University in Trenton. He lives Bordentown and served an assistant archivist for the Roebling Museum until 2017. He currently is a member of the Bordentown Historical Society where he’s creating exhibits in a volunteer capacity.
For more information and directions call 908-832-6734 and leave your name and phone number.
Membership in the society is open to anyone interested in the history of Tewksbury Township. The cost is $ 15 annually for an individual membership or $ 25 for a family membership. Members receive via email a quarterly newsletter and advance notice of all programs and events the Society holds throughout the year. The Society holds three regular meetings per year on the 3rd Sunday in January, March, and May with a 4th program in November.
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