Monday, May 20, 2013

Organization of the Week: Historical Society of West Windsor

Every Monday, I highlight a non-profit related to history or the arts, a historical society, preservation group or friends group whose main objective is to promote the historical and artistic history of New Jersey.

This week, I am featuring the Historical Society of West Windsor. Founded in 1983, the Historical Society of West Windsor documents the history of the Township of West Windsor and preserves aspects of what life was like in the farming past of West Windsor. The Society maintains the Schenck Farmstead, which dates to the 1750s and is located on Southfield Road opposite the Cranbury Golf course. This was a gift of Max Zaitz to the West Windsor Historical Society in 1995.

The Historical Society of West Windsor relies on memberships, fundraising, and countless volunteers to continue its mission. For more information on programs, special events, and exhibits hosted by the Historical Society of West Windsor or to become a member or volunteer, please visit the West Windsor Township web site to contact them.

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Photo taken by Maggie McBride


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