2016 New Jersey Forum- Nov. 18 & 19

The 2016 NEW JERSEY FORUM will take place on November 18th & 19th at the College of Saint Elizabeth in historic Morristown. In addition to celebrating the NPS centennial and New Jersey’s environmental history, the event will explore other aspects of the state’s rich and diverse history.

Two Great Tours of Morristown National History Park & Reception Slated For Friday, NOVEMBER 18th
As part of the 2016 New Jersey Forum, the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is proud to announce that two exciting tours of historic Morristown National Historic Park (NHP) will take place on Friday, November 18th:
1. Drive-By History Tour (2 pm – 2 ¾ hours) Sit back and relax as park ranger and historian Eric Olsen takes you on a bus tour through Morristown, Jockey Hollow and the surrounding area.
2. That’s at Morristown? Curatorial Behind-The-Scenes Tour (3:45 pm & 4:45 pm – 45 mins.) Embark on a journey with Morristown NHP’s Chief of Cultural Resources Dr. Jude Pfister to see sights that few get to see.
Reception and Ford Mansion Open House Tour (5 pm) – Sponsored by the Washington Association of New Jersey, the reception will feature a presentation by award-winning author and historian James J. Gigantino II(Topic: William Livingston and the Revolutionary Environment in New Jersey).
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Dan Fagin highlights an event-filled schedule on Saturday, NOVEMBER 19th — Dan Fagin, Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, will offer the 2016 NJ Forum keynote address (Connecting the Dots in Toms River and Beyond) on a day filled with informative panels and discussion.
Panel Topics Include:
  •          The Environment and the American Revolution
  •          Environment Activism
  •          Business and the Environment
  •          Newark
  •          Urban Parks and Planning
  •          Landscape Shaping History
  •          Parks and Outreach
  •          Social History
Exhibition Space Available! Promote your programs and services to a statewide audience at the NJHC’s biggest event of the year. Exhibition space is FREE but limited. Simply sign-up when you register.

More information on the 2016 New Jersey Forum