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Remember the Historical Society in Your Year-End Giving

December 26, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on Remember the Historical Society in Your Year-End Giving

One of our student tours in April 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, please consider making a special year-end gift to the Historical Society of Haddonfield.

Thanks to your past support, the past year has been an exciting time around here.

We’ve expanded our work with local students and educators, created new tours for second graders, published a book about Samuel Nicholson Rhoads co-authored by Haddonfield Middle School students, and continue to mentor high school students working with primary sources in our Archives Center.

And we continue to reach new audiences with our public programs, our book club, and our website. But we also have important responsibilities as the stewards of historic Greenfield Hall and the Samuel Mickle House, the oldest frame structure in Camden County.

Would you consider making a special gift to help us complete some important maintenance and restoration work in Greenfield Hall this year? Your donation will help us tackle projects from the roof to the basement, helping to ensure that Greenfield Hall is here for generations to come. We are a 501(c)(3) organization, so your gift will be tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

You can donate today by clicking on the yellow “donate” button in the right column of this page, or by mailing a check to Historical Society of Haddonfield, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033.

Thank you in advance, and happy new year!

Closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1

December 23, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on Closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1

The Historical Society will be closed between December 24 and January 1, and will reopen on Monday January 2.

Due to the holiday, we will also be closed for our usual “first Sunday” hours on January 1. But as always, feel free to contact us to schedule an appointment to visit at another time.

Happy holidays!

50+ Years of Past Newsletters Now Available Online

December 21, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on 50+ Years of Past Newsletters Now Available Online

hsh-internet-archiveThe Society is now providing free, searchable, online access to 50+ years of our Bulletin newsletters via the Internet Archive:

archive.org/details/haddonfieldhistory

Thanks to the diligent work of a volunteer in the Society’s Archives Center and Research Library, readers can now read issues from 1958-2011 online. (Newer issues are still for members only.)

You can browse images of the pages, search full-text versions of the articles, or follow subject tags to find other related content. Happy reading!

 

We Need Your Support on #GivingTuesday

November 29, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on We Need Your Support on #GivingTuesday

giving_tuesday_logostacked1Celebrate the history of Haddonfield!

On Giving Tuesday, help us protect Haddonfield’s rich history for generations to come. Your donation will help us continue to share our area’s history with local students, preserve important artifacts and family papers, and care for Greenfield Hall and the Samuel Mickle House.

You can make a gift online using the PayPal link on the right side of this page, or mail a check to the Historical Society of Haddonfield, 343 Kings Kingway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033.

Thank you in advance for your support! We’re so appreciative of all of our members, donors, volunteers, and others in the Haddonfield community who have backed us over the years.

Archives Center Closed Until October 4

September 2, 2016 Uncategorized Comments Off on Archives Center Closed Until October 4

IMG_20160803_111449Unfortunately, due to construction, we’re not quite ready to re-open the Archives Center and Research Library to researchers.

We will reopen the Archives Center to the public on Tuesday October 4 for our usual hours, 9:30-11:30 am. (Greenfield Hall will resume its public hours in September.)

As you may know, we spent the end of the summer preparing for some necessary repairs and improvements to the Mickle House, which required sealing up our collection storage spaces to protect materials from dust. Since construction has not yet concluded, we need to keep everything sealed up for a few more weeks.

If you have research questions in the meantime, please feel free to contact our archivist Dana Dorman at library@haddonfieldhistory.org or 856-429-7375 and we’ll do our best to assist you. See you in October!

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GREENFIELD HALL

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1-4 pm; first Sunday of the month, 1-3 pm; and by appointment.

ARCHIVES CENTER / RESEARCH LIBRARY

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 am; first Sunday of the month, 1-3 pm; and by appointment.

Greenfield Hall and the Archives Center are both CLOSED Saturdays & Sundays except as noted above for the first Sunday of the month.

We are closed in August, on major holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year’s.

Contact Us:

Historical Society of Haddonfield
343 Kings Hwy. E
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
856.429.7375
General questions:
info@haddonfieldhistory.org
Research questions:
library@haddonfieldhistory.org

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