Demolition Ordinance and Public-Private Partnership Helps Preserve Clinton Maria BoyesDecember 21, 2021Take a stroll around downtown Clinton this time of year and you may feel as though you’ve stepped into a Christmas card. There are Dickens-inspired signs that hang on prominent downtown ... » Learn More about Demolition Ordinance and Public-Private Partnership Helps Preserve Clinton
We've relaunched Preservation New Jersey's quarterly newsletter!
Preservation Perspective (Fall 2021): Announcing the 2021 NJ Historic Preservation Award Winners, Fall Activities in Somerset County, PNJ's Recent Activities and Much More!
Preservation Perspective (Summer 2021): The Summer 2021 Preservation Perspective shares stories on preserving New Jersey's African American history and opportunities for heritage tourism this summer in New Jersey.
Preservation Perspective (Spring 2021): The Spring 2021 Preservation Perspective focuses on the recent legislation creating a NJ state historic tax credit. Learn more about the historic tax credit, other incentives on the local level, tax credits in neighboring states, our Preservation Leadership Award honorees, and upcoming events with Preservation New Jersey.
Preservation Perspective (Fall 2020): The Fall 2020 Preservation Perspective Newsletter is out! Explore preservation projects with one PNJ Building Industry Network member, properties and the latest designated historic district in Princeton, real estate agents and networks who work with historic properties, and much more.
Preservation Perspective (Summer 2020): The Summer 2020 Preservation Perspective includes preservation projects with two PNJ Building Industry Network members, a new initiative out of Hopewell Borough, our latest programming, and much more.
Preservation Perspective (Spring 2020): In our Spring 2020 Preservation Perspective we welcome our new Executive Director, explore the history of a historic home with a Business Industry Network member, read the latest legislative update on the Historic Tax Credit, and much more.
Announcing the 2021 NJ Historic Preservation Awardees PRESERVATION NEW JERSEY RECOGNIZES 2021 NEW JERSEY HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARD WINNERSTRENTON, NJ – Preservation New Jersey, a statewide member-supported non-profit historic preservation organization, today announced the recipients of the ... » Learn More about The 2021 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award Winners
Recapping PNJ On Tour - September’s Frenchtown Walking Tour and ReceptionOctober 3, 2021By Rikki MassandPreservation New Jersey’s Executive Director Emily Manz led her first in-person PNJ event since beginning in the role at the time of the pandemic’s onset in spring 2020. Our sold-out downtown ... » Learn More about Recapping PNJ On Tour — September’s Frenchtown Walking Tour and Reception
The 1867 Sanctuary Today October 3, 2021 By: Dale Perry and Lauren Wood On Wednesday, October 13th, Preservation New Jersey will proudly host the 2021 New Jersey Historic Preservation Awards celebrating the achievements of the New Jersey preservation community. It will be the first time that PNJ ... » Learn More about The 1867 Sanctuary Today
Somerset County’s Weekend Journey Through the Past is Back October 3, 2021 By Rikki Massand Somerset County’s 2021 Weekend Journey Through the Past returns with in-person and free admission to all, on Saturday October 9th and Sunday the 10th. Across the county, 22 notable historic sites, properties ... » Learn More about Somerset County’s Weekend Journey Through the Past is Back
Cape May's African American History is Highlighted with New Museum June 17, 2021 By Maria Boyes At the southernmost tip of the state lies Cape May, long identified as “America’s original seaside resort.” Not only does Cape May have the prerequisite beaches and charming retail district but what ... » Learn More about Cape May
Journey to the Sourlands, and a Journey through Centuries: Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum June 15, 2021 By Rikki Massand The Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM), currently showcasing a one-room schoolhouse at the southwest end of Montgomery Township, and its ... » Learn More about Journey to the Sourlands, and a Journey through Centuries: Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum
Approaching 200 Years of History, Timbuctoo’s Evolution ContinuesJune 14, 2021By Rikki MassandGuy Weston’s fourth great-grandfather was among a handful of free African Americans who purchased land in his hometown of Westampton Township in 1829, integral to the movement for black settlements in South ... » Learn More about Approaching 200 Years of History, Timbuctoo’s Evolution Continues
Gethsemane Cemetery: A Historic African American Burial Site in Little Ferry, NJJune 13, 2021By William NeumannGethsemane Cemetery might simply be described as the final resting place for the remains of 500 African Americans. But, as with many cemeteries, this “finality of life” is just the ... » Learn More about Gethsemane Cemetery: A Historic African American Burial Site in Little Ferry, NJ
Heritage Tourism Down the Shore June 7, 2021 By Taylor Henry Heritage tourism is “traveling to experience the places, artifacts, and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present,” according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “It includes ... » Learn More about Heritage Tourism Down the Shore