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Historical Society to Benefit From Haddon Township ACME Reusable Bag Program Starting August 15

August 12, 2019 Uncategorized Comments Off on Historical Society to Benefit From Haddon Township ACME Reusable Bag Program Starting August 15

The Historical Society of Haddonfield has been selected as a beneficiary of Acme’s new GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS reusable bag fundraiser.

Starting August 15 and continuing through September 30, the Historical Society will receive $1 for each of these $3 reusable bags sold at the Acme Markets store in Haddon Township, located at 400 West Cuthbert Road, Westmont, unless otherwise directed by the customer.

We hope you’ll help to GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS and support our work to preserve Haddonfield’s history!

Historical Society Publications Again Available For Sale Online

July 16, 2019 Uncategorized Comments Off on Historical Society Publications Again Available For Sale Online
Book cover showing painting of exterior of New Haddonfield Plantation house and surrounding property

After a brief hiatus, we recently launched a new online form for ordering copies of books published by the Historical Society of Haddonfield.

You can now use the online system to order copies of books like Haunted Haddonfield, Elizabeth Haddon Estaugh 1680-1762, or Jan Twitchell’s autobiography, A Fortunate Life, among others.

The new online system is connected directly to PayPal, or you can download a paper version of the order form and mail it to us with a check. Click here to check out the new online form.

Members get a 10% discount on purchases; contact us at 856-429-7375 or info@haddonfieldhistory.org to get your discount code BEFORE placing your order.

In addition, we still have a handful of prints of the 1899 Haddonfield birdseye map for sale. The unframed print is 20″ x 30″, and available for $50 (tax included). Please contact our office to place your order for a print.

Historical Society Closed Friday July 5 through Sunday July 7

June 24, 2019 Uncategorized Comments Off on Historical Society Closed Friday July 5 through Sunday July 7
The exterior of the Historical Society's headquarters building, Greenfield Hall

The Historical Society will be closed next Friday and skip our usual “First Sunday” hours due to the Independence Day holiday. We will be closed Thursday July 4 through Sunday July 7, and reopen to the public on Monday July 8.

Please feel free to call or email the office or the Archives Center to arrange an appointment for another time to visit. You can reach us at 856-429-7375 or by emailing info@haddonfieldhistory.org.

Looking further ahead, we will also close to the public for the month of August as usual. As in past years, we will skip our “First Sunday” hours in September due to the Labor Day holiday weekend. That means that our last summer hours for Greenfield Hall will be Wednesday July 31 from 1-4 pm, and our last summer research hours at the Archives Center will be Wednesday July 31 from 9:30-11:30 am.

If you miss us in July, you can still reach out by phone or email, but please be patient if we are slow to respond. We will return to regular public hours after Labor Day. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Time to Renew Your Membership in the Historical Society

June 18, 2019 Uncategorized Comments Off on Time to Renew Your Membership in the Historical Society

If you haven’t already done so, please take a minute to renew your Historical Society of Haddonfield membership today. You can send in your check or click on the “Donate” link in the right margin to renew today.

(And if you have already renewed, thank you so much!)

Your membership has enabled us to accomplish so much this year. We continue to work with local students and educators, providing tours of Greenfield Hall for second graders and hosting high school researchers as they explore primary source materials in our Archives Center. Our “First Sunday” pop-up displays featured the World Wars, weddings in Haddonfield, and a lovely exhibit of parasols. We continue our schedule of quarterly lectures, book club, and other special events.

A woman shows a small artifact on a table to a group of students.
A Historical Society volunteer talks with Haddonfield second-graders about artifacts on display in Greenfield Hall.

We have exciting plans for the year ahead, but we need your continued support to help us preserve Haddonfield’s amazing history.

Would you renew your membership for $35, $55 or more today?

Your membership benefits include a subscription to THE BULLETIN newsletter, free admittance to our quarterly lectures, free tours of Greenfield Hall and the Don Wallace Tool Gallery, as well as discounts on events, rentals, and Society publications.

Please renew your membership today and help support our exciting year of activities. You can mail in a check, or donate via PayPal (just note in the “special instructions” that this is for your membership).

Thank you in advance for your continued support!

“Dine and Donate” Scheduled for Wednesday February 27

February 13, 2019 Uncategorized Comments Off on “Dine and Donate” Scheduled for Wednesday February 27

Please join us for a “Dine and Donate” fundraiser on Wednesday February 27 from 5-10 pm at P. J. Whelihan’s Pub & Restaurant at 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 of Haddonfield!

That evening, 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!

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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

Click here for our inclement weather policy.

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 for 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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