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Once In A While Wednesday Lecture at Peachfield- A History of Submarine Warfare Along the Jersey Shore
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Author Joe Bilby, Director of the National Guard Armory Museum in Sea Girt will present the maritime history of the New Jersey coast; from an attempt at submarine warfare in 1776 to U-boats off the Jersey coast during World War II. In his book, A History of Submarine Warfare along the Jersey Shore, Joe relates the successes and failures of those early vessels, including John Holland’s craft tested in the Passaic River and adopted by the U.S. Navy. Please join us for this fascinating story.
Admission is $10 per person. Please make check payable to: NSCDA-NJ and mail to Peachfield, 180 Burrs Road, Westampton, NJ 08060. Tickets will be available at the door.
The program takes place at Peachfield, the headquarters of The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Jersey, 180 Burrs Road, Westampton, NJ 08060. Please call 609/267-6996 or email [email protected]
Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission, Department of State and the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Department of Resource Conservation, Division of Parks.