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HCHS Annual Fall Meeting and Lecture- For Citizens and Strangers: New Jersey Taverns During the Early American Period
Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm
For Citizens and Strangers: New Jersey Taverns During the Early American Period
Join the Society to learn about what’s new and enjoy a fascinating lecture early taverns of Hunterdon County by Dennis Bertland. Refreshments served. Open to the public!
Architectural historian Dennis Bertland is the guest speaker at the Society’s fall meeting on Sunday, November 4, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m. The meeting and lecture will be held at the United Methodist Church, 116 Main Street in Flemington, directly adjacent to the Historical Society building.
The presentation on tavern history in colonial America by Mr. Bertland is based on the extensive research that he conducted for the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Association. The findings were used for an interpretive exhibit at its tavern museum in Rahway, New Jersey. The exhibit script and book based on his research and authored by Mr. Bertland, is pending publication.
Over his forty-year career, Mr. Bertland has studied and written extensively about New Jersey’s early architecture. His firm, Dennis Bertland Associates, is based in Stockton, New Jersey and specializes in historic preservation.
The talk will last about 50 minutes, followed by questions; refreshments will be served.
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