250th Updates

250th Quarterly Update Meeting – July 24

Members of New Jersey’s history and heritage community are invited to join Crossroads and the New Jersey Historical Commission for our next update on planning efforts for the state’s commemoration of the nation’s 250th anniversary. The update session will be held on July 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Camden County Historical Society, 1900 Park Boulevard in Camden. Join us for the latest information on national planning, New Jersey’s site assessment project, listening sessions and more.

We’re also pleased to announce that the meeting will be available on Go-to-Meeting for those who can’t attend the session in person.

You can use your computer, tablet or smartphone to reach the presentation on the internet at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/390225757

You may also dial in using your phone at 1 (786) 535-3211, Access Code: 390-225-757

If possible, please log in with others at your physical site to help us conserve seats.

If this will be your first time using GoToMeeting, download the app now at https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/390225757  to prepare for the meeting.



Heritage Tourism presentation available

Heritage Tourism expert Cheryl Hargrove, president/owner of HTC Partners, led two interactive workshops on heritage tourism trends in conjunction with the 250th historic site assessment project. During the sessions, held in Hammonton and Morristown, Hargrove shared findings on the demographics, needs and interests of heritage travelers, as well as ways historic sites can attract these potential guests and encourage repeat visits.

Clarke Caton Hintz principal John Hatch joined Hargrove in sharing more information on the site assessment process being conducted by the CCH/Hunter Associates/Hargrove team.

For more information, download the Crossroads Heritage Tourism Workshop presentation.

Additionally, interested parties are invited to download the list of New Jersey Revolutionary Historic Sites  being visited by the assessment team.


Save the Date 250th Quarterly Meeting- October 2

The 250th update session for the fall will take place on October 2 at the Historic Courthouse on Main Street, Flemington. Stay tuned for more details closer to the date.

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