Camden County History Alliance Survey Findings Report Complete

In July 2017.the Camden County Historical Society received a grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust through the Discover NJ History License Plate Heritage Tourism Grant Program to begin work on the Camden County Heritage Tourism Plan. The grant work products included an online survey of the 41 Camden County History Alliance (CCHA) Findings Report about the survey results, and a memorandum about possible heritage trails that could link the sites and organizations together for joint marketing...

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Camden County Heritage Tourism Plan Begins

In July 2017, the Camden County Historical Society received a grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust License Plate Program to begin work on the Camden County Heritage Tourism Plan. The first project is completing a survey of the 41 historic sites and history organizations that make up the Camden County History Alliance.  The main purpose of the survey is to identify a series of historic themes to link these historic sites and organizations together. The survey gathers a great deal...

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Book Chapter The Essential Role of Boards in Reimaging Historic Houe Museums

Since the 2007 publication of our book New Solutions for House Museums: Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation of America's Historic Houses we have been consulting with a wide variety of historic sites to facilitate meetings, conduct board training, assist in the development of interpretive plans, and complete heritage tourism assessments. At the heart of every historic house museum is the all-important Board of Directors, the dedicated volunteers who provide guidance and often do the work of...

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Planning for Interpretation Mt. Zion AME Church Skillman NJ

We conducted an interpretation planning workshop on Saturday, April 15, 2017 for the Stoutsburg Sourland Mountain African American Museum (SSAAM) as part of a Vision Planning Workshop organized by Historic Building Architects.  The SSAAM board members and other guests were excited and enthusiastic about the future of the historic Mt. Zion AME Church in Skillman NJ and its potential as a heritage tourism destination. Twenty-five people participated in our planning for interpretation...

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Nakashima Woodworking Complex Organizational Assitance

George Nakashima’s Woodworking Complex in New Hope, PA is  located in a peaceful and lush hillside setting and dotted with 15 Nakashima designed buildings, some of which display the master woodworker’s furniture. The hillside site of 8.8 acres is where his iconic tables and chairs are still made today by craftsmen dedicated to his world-renowned aesthetic. The family is considering how to retain the peaceful character of the site while planning preservation of the Nakashima...

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