Our nation’s military history was showcased at Fort Mott State Park in Pennsville on September 26 and 27 for the 11th Annual Historic Soldiers Weekend, which was co-sponsored by The 9th Division World War II Historical Preservation Society and Fort Mott State Park, and hosted by the DEP. Reenactors and their units, representing every American conflict from the French and Indian War to the Vietnam War, demonstrated for the crowds how soldiers lived and served during wartime. Other activities at the park along the Delaware River included the lighting of the park’s WWII carbon-arc searchlight, weapons-firing demonstrations, musical performances and tributes to veterans. Read more.
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Evan Sherer righting an overturned Horseshoe Crab and returning it to the water’s edge after being stranded by the high tide. For more information on how you can help protect NJ’s horseshoe crabs visit www.returnthefavornj.org