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Tickets On Sale Now for Candlelight Dinner Featuring “Underground Philadelphia”

February 24, 2020 Events Comments Off on Tickets On Sale Now for Candlelight Dinner Featuring “Underground Philadelphia”

We hope you’ll join us on Wednesday March 25 at 6 pm for our annual Candlelight Dinner and General Membership Meeting at Tavistock Country Club.

This year’s program will feature a presentation by authors Harry Kyriakodis and Joel Spivak on “Underground Philadelphia: From Caves and Canals to Tunnels and Transit.”

Kyriakodis and Spivak will be exploring what lies beneath the city — from the caves along the Delaware River used by early Quaker settlers to commuter tunnels, steam, water and gas delivery systems and all the other passageways that are unseen at street level. Their book of the same name, Underground Philadelphia: From Caves and Canals to Tunnels and Transit, will be available for sale and for signing at the dinner.

You can order your tickets online or send us the order form in the March 2020 Bulletin newsletter, which will be arriving in mailboxes soon. 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 and our March “First Sunday” on March 1, 1-3 pm.

We also have a few sponsorship opportunities still available: Gold Sponsors ($500) receive two dinner tickets, a listing in the event program, and a mention on our web site and in our newsletter. Silver Sponsors ($250) receive one dinner ticket, a listing in the event program, and a mention on our web site and in our newsletter. Please contact us at 856-429-7375 or info@haddonfieldhistory.org to discuss these opportunities.

We look forward to seeing you at the dinner! As usual, we’ll also be offering Society publications for sale that night, playing a “What’s It” game, and holding a silent auction as a fundraiser for the Society.

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March “First Sunday” To Highlight History of Women’s Suffrage

February 11, 2020 Events Comments Off on March “First Sunday” To Highlight History of Women’s Suffrage

For our next “First Sunday” on March 1, the Historical Society will be hosting a different type of pop-up display: a traveling exhibit about women’s suffrage in New Jersey.

The traveling exhibit was created by the Alice Paul Institute in honor of this year’s 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. The exhibit’s panels will be on display in the first floor of Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, until Wednesday March 11.

As with other “First Sundays,” the Historical Society will be open on Sunday March 1 from 1-3 pm. We’ll also be offering our usual tours of Greenfield Hall, and the Archives Center and Research Library next door in the Samuel Mickle House will be open for researchers by request. Free, but donations welcome.

The traveling exhibit will be available for viewing during Greenfield Hall’s open hours (Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1-4 pm) or by special appointment at another time. The exhibit will move on to its next destination on March 11.

Questions? Contact the Historical Society at info@haddonfieldhistory.org or 856-429-7375.

“Dine and Donate” Scheduled for Wednesday February 19

February 3, 2020 Events Comments Off on “Dine and Donate” Scheduled for Wednesday February 19

Please join us on Wednesday February 19 for a “Dine and Donate” fundraiser for the Historical Society at P. J. Whelihan’s Pub & Restaurant, 700 Haddon Avenue, Haddon Township.

Whether you’re dining in or grabbing a meal to-go, you can designate that 15 percent of your meal charge be donated to the Historical Society!

Just let your server know that you would like to help the Historical Society, and then drop your final receipt in the designated bucket when you leave.

Thanks so much to P.J. Whelihan’s for its support!

Thank You to All Who Supported the Speakeasy

January 29, 2020 Events Comments Off on Thank You to All Who Supported the Speakeasy

We had a great time at the Historical Society’s “Greenfield Hall Speakeasy” on Saturday 1/25. We hope to share a few photos of the event soon.

In the meantime, we wanted to say a special thank-you to all of our sponsors! We are so grateful for their support.

* Password Sponsor: Big Sky Enterprises, LLC
* Shakedown Sponsor: Remington & Vernick Engineers
* Cocktail Sponsors: P. J. Whelihan’s Pub + Restaurant, Shimberg & Friel PC, Thomas B. Wagner – Architect, White Penny
* Beer provided by King’s Road Brewing Company
* Actors provided by Haddonfield Plays & Players
* Other donations — and many hours of work! — from HSH volunteers and board members.

Speakeasy Event Sold Out!

January 22, 2020 Events Comments Off on Speakeasy Event Sold Out!

The Historical Society’s “Greenfield Hall Speakeasy” scheduled for Saturday January 25 is officially SOLD OUT!

For those who already have their tickets, we’ll see you Saturday! If you didn’t get the secret password you’ll need for entry, please contact us at 856-429-7375 or info@haddonfieldhistory.org.

A big thank you to all of our sponsors for helping to make this event possible. We look forward to sharing pictures of the event next week.

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