Saturday May 5 -Landscapes of Conflict: Battlefield Preservation – Princeton Historical Society. A one-day workshop given by the Historic Preservation at MARCH. The workshop will examine national, state, county, and municipal efforts at recognizing and preserving America’s fields of conflict. Using camps, fortifications, and battlefields of the American Revolution as case studies, the day will include a morning of presentations from historians, archaeologists, and county planners. Topics will include (1) an overview of national movement for battlefield preservation, (2) battlefield preservation on the state/county/municipality level, including heritage areas, and specific battlefield studies, such as Trenton, Red Bank, Princeton, Brandywine, and others, (3) use of archaeology in battlefield studies, and (4) the role of community in battlefield preservation, including study, inventory, awareness, stewardship, and heritage tourism. Cost is $75.00, space is limited.
For information visit https://ce-catalog.rutgers.edu/coursedisplay.cfm?schID=67544 or call 856-225-6875.
Tuesday May 8 – Dapper Dans of Harmony & Ice Cream Social, 6:30 pm – 8 pm, Montclair Public Library, 50 S. Fullerton Ave. Step back in time to the turn of the century in honor of the book Cheaper by the Dozen, the true story of a family that lived in Montclair during that era. Part of MPL’s community-wide read: Montclair Reads Cheaper By the Dozen. Registration required. Call 973-744-0500 or visit their website: www.montclairlibrary.org.