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March 4 “First Sunday” Display to Focus on Women’s History in Haddonfield

February 12, 2018 Events Comments Off on March 4 “First Sunday” Display to Focus on Women’s History in Haddonfield

On our next “First Sunday,” March 4, the Historical Society of Haddonfield will be debuting a one-week-only display in honor of Women’s History Month.

We’ll be pulling out a selection of items from our archival and museum collections that help illuminate the history of women’s lives in Haddonfield and surrounding areas in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. The items will be displayed from 1-3 pm on the first floor of Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Like other First Sundays, we will also be offering tours of Greenfield Hall, and the Archives Center will be open for researchers next door in the Mickle House.

The display will continue through the first week of March and be available for viewing during Greenfield Hall’s public hours (Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 pm) or by special appointment at another time.

Tickets On Sale Now for 2018 Candlelight Dinner!

February 7, 2018 Events Comments Off on Tickets On Sale Now for 2018 Candlelight Dinner!

We hope you’ll join us on Wednesday March 21 at 6 pm for our annual Candlelight Dinner and General Membership Meeting at Tavistock Country Club.

This year’s toe-tapping program will feature a presentation on “Tunes of the Twenties and All That Jazz: The Stories Behind the Songs,” by Dr. Robert Rawlins and his performing quartet.

Rawlins will be recounting some of the stories and songs from his book of the same name, Tunes of the Twenties and All That Jazz. He will also be performing on a variety of woodwind instruments, while his quartet will provide accompaniment on piano, banjo, tuba, and other instruments. Rawlins is a professor of music theory at Rowan University, and has served as a band leader in Atlantic City and elsewhere.

You can order your tickets online or send us the order form in the March 2018 Bulletin newsletter, which will be arriving in mailboxes later this month. You can also call the office at 856-429-7375 or stop by during our open hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 1-4 pm.

We look forward to seeing you at the dinner!

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Black History Month Display Extended for Full Week

February 5, 2018 Events Comments Off on Black History Month Display Extended for Full Week

Due to popular demand, the Historical Society has decided to extend its one-day-only display in honor of Black History Month for a full week.

The display will be available for viewing during the Society’s public hours this week (Feb. 5 – Feb. 9). We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 pm and Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30-11:30 am. If none of those times work for you, please contact the office to see if it’s possible to make a viewing appointment for another time: 856-429-7375 or info@haddonfieldhistory.org.

We’ve pulled out a selection of photographs, printed ephemera, manuscripts, and other collection items that help illuminate the history of African American life in Haddonfield, Lawnside, and Saddlertown in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. The items are displayed on the first floor of Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

One-Day Black History Month Display for February 4 “First Sunday”

January 17, 2018 Events Comments Off on One-Day Black History Month Display for February 4 “First Sunday”
For our next “First Sunday,” the Historical Society of Haddonfield will be sharing a one-day-only display in honor of Black History Month.

We’ll be pulling out a selection of photographs, printed ephemera, manuscripts, and other collection items that help illuminate the history of African American life in Haddonfield, Lawnside, and Saddlertown in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. The items will be displayed on the first floor of Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Like other First Sundays, we will also be offering tours of Greenfield Hall between 1-3 pm, and the Archives Center will be open for researchers next door in the Mickle House.

March 6 Event with Lawnside Historical Society to “Remember the Ladies”

January 9, 2018 Events Comments Off on March 6 Event with Lawnside Historical Society to “Remember the Ladies”

The Historical Society has partnered with Lawnside Historical Society to host a special Women’s History Month event on Tuesday March 6. Author Angela P. Dodson will discuss the history of women’s suffrage, noting its links to the anti-slavery movement as well as women’s impact on U.S. politics and government.

Angela’s book, Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box, was recently named a “Best of 2017” book by the Philadelphia Inquirer. She will sign copies of the book after the event.

The presentation will be held on Tuesday March 6, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Wayne R. Bryant Community Center, 323 E. Charleston Ave., Lawnside. The event is free, and all are welcome!

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