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Port Norris NJ
Port Norris NJ
Port Norris NJ
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Race through time

Come See Us and Get Your Passport Stamped.
#9 Port Norris Historical Society
Saturday, August 20 from 1-4pm
1723 Main Street, Port Norris

Please note we do not have at this time restroom faclities

 

The Cumberland County Historical Society (CCHS) has partnered with the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society (VHAS) to announce an exciting new summer event designed to enhance interest in our rich local history. Working with many of the historic organizations within Cumberland County, the two societies have created "A Race through Time," which will be held from July 1 to August 28, 2016. Visitors who register at any of the participating sites will receive passports that must be stamped by at least six different participating organizations. At the end of August, participants will be able to submit those passports and receive a chance ticket for a drawing. (An additional chance ticket is given to visitors who visit all sites). Drawing prizes will include gift certificates to local restaurants and events, local history books, a free ride of the A.J. Meerwald, bicycles, and much more! An extra chance ticket will also be given for evidence (photo) that visitors stopped at least four of the West Jersey Time Traveler Podcast Sites. (A list of podcast sites can be found on the ARTT’s Facebook page.) Along the way, individual sites will offer participants small souvenirs of their visits.

Visitors will have the opportunity to stop everywhere from the Bayshore Center at Bivalve to the Millville Army Airfield Museum. Information about each site's hours of operation and a map will be provided to visitors who apply for passports. Participants will be encouraged to take photographs and post them on-line. If the event proves successful, the societies hope to make it an annual event. For further information, contact either the VHAS (VinelandHistory@gmail.com) or the CCHS (cchistsoc@verizon.net). Follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/aracethroughtime/   and our blog on WordPress https://aracethroughtime.wordpress.com


PARTICIPATING SITES:

1. Bayshore Center at Bivalve

2. Cumberland County Historical Society (Gibbon House) 

3. Maurice River Historical Society (East Point Lighthouse) 

4. Mauricetown Historical Society (Edward Compton House)  

5. Millville Army Air Field Museum, Inc.  

6. Millville Historical Society (Mansion House)  

7. Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Museum  

8. Palace of Depression  

9. Port Norris Historical Society

10. Seabrook Educational and Cultural Center

11. Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society

12. Wheaton Arts and Cultural Alliance

13. George Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts

The event is sponsored in-part by a grant from the Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission.

So, are you ready? Then, on your mark, get set....

Race through time

 


 

 
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IN THE NEWS
The Port Norris
Historical Society
Recognized
Nahzeem Gales
For Outstanding Efforts
in History for 2015-2016
Academic Year

at the Port Norris
Middle School
June 13, 2016

The Port Norris Historical Society
See Past Awards

 


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