The mission of the New Jersey Historical Commission is to enrich the lives of the public by preserving the historical record and advancing interest in and awareness of New Jersey's past.
Commission Members
Maxine Lurie, PhD, Chair
Margaret Westfield, R.A.Vice-Chair

Senator Christopher Bateman
Jayne S. Carmody
Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll
Susan P. Coen
Assemblyman Craig Coughlin
Michael Fernandez
Larry Greene, PhD.
Joseph E. Salvatore, M.D.
Richard Veit, Ph.D.
Senator Loretta Weinberg
B. Michael Zuckerman, Ph.D.

ex-officio members
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
State Librarian Mary Chute
Dan Saunders
Contact the NJ Historical Commission
NJ Historical Commission
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 292-6062
Fax: (609) 633-8168

Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
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2016 New Jersey Forum Call for Papers
Changing Attitudes Towards Preserving History and the Environment: A Forum Inspired by the National Park Service Centennial.
NJHC “Best Practices Series” Social Media Workshops
Now Online!

Couldn’t attend one of the NJHC’s three statewide social media workshops? Good news! Much of the informative and insightful presentation by expert Rachel Dukeman of R&R Creative is now available online for individuals and history organizations alike.
NJHC Accepting Nominations for the Alfred E. Driscoll Prize
The Alfred E. Driscoll Prize is an award of $1,500 to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation in New Jersey history.
NJ’s Annual Unconference - “Telling Untold Histories”
The NJHC is a proud co-sponsor of the annual unconference on public history, museums, cultural heritage, and education. This year’s event will be held at Rutgers University - Newark on May 13, 2016
Legacy of NJ350 Celebrations Across the State
NJHC is putting together an archived “legacy” file of the various celebrations that took place around the State for NJ350.
New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
NJHC, Rutgers University Libraries, and Monmouth University are proud to announce the Winter 2016 edition of New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (NJS) is now available online.
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Public Meeting Notice
April 6, 2016
10:30 a.m.
NJ Department of State,
225 West State Street, Trenton,
5th Floor Conference Room 1
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