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The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township NJ Inc.

GANDY HOUSE-1815: Historical Preservation Society of Upper Twp, Cape May County, NJ
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Cape May County, NJ

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AppleFest - File Photo
Plan to attend the annual AppleFest, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 - HPSUT file photo - 2015

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What's New 2019
E-mailuppertwphistory@yahoo.com

Last Posting Date (Site Log Sheet)
02 Jan. 2019  
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Upcoming Events:
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FUTURE MEETINGS - 2019
Our monthly Membership Meetings will resume again in March 2019. Watch for details this website and the HPSUT Facebook page.
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SAVE The DATE - Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Annual Covered Dish Dinner - Show and Share.
The March meeting of the Historical Preservation Society of Upper Twp. will be held at the United Methodist Church, Rt. 49, Tuckahoe, NJ.
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Regular monthly Membership Meetings / programs held on the 2nd Tuesday @ 7 pm at the Upper Cape Branch Library.

See 2019 Calendar for the HPSUT - TBD
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  Click Here for Society's archived 2018 What's New page
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Main Events For 2019
The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township has the tentative dates of our two main events for 2019.
They are:
- Strawberry Festival, Saturday, May 18, 2019
            
Rain date of Sunday May 19.

- AppleFest, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.
            Rain date of Sunday Oct. 13.
Note: Above dates are tentative - pending Board approval.

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Membership Dues / Renewals::
Renew / signing up today for the HPSUT 2019 Membership Year.  See the Membership Page for dues levels.

Information You Can Use
Our Timeline:
2019 marks the 220th Anniversary of the Township and the 41st Anniversary of the Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township. 

Membership Dues / Renewals:
Consider renewing/signing up today for the HPSUT 2018 membership year.  See the Membership Page for dues levels. Or print our handy application form.

WANTED!
The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township is seeking information, interesting stories, old books, letters, post cards, documents, objects and other items relating to the history of our township.  Please help to preserve our past for our future generations.  Thank You!

Newsletter
Attention all members with email addresses:
Please include your email address when you renew your membership. It is quicker and easier to notify you by email if there is a new event or a change in plans.  Also the link for the latest SHOUT newsletter is in color and looks much better on the screen. Thank you.
Ralph Cooper, SHOUT Newsletter Editor
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See online copies on
Newsletter Page.
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 Share your memories and artifacts: 
History - Upper Twp. - Train Stories - Oct 2013
Photos by R. J. Cooper, October 2013
Stories of Upper Township, Cape May County
Historical Preservation Society is interested in archiving local memorabilia about our Cape May County community.
For example, see photos of the Railroad Memories program,
held Oct. 2013 - See Facebook photo gallery -
here.
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The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township NJ Inc.
P.O. Box 658
Marmora, NJ 08223-0658

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Last Page Posting Date ~~ Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Bus Trip - Save The Date

Bus Trip – May 4-5, 2019 - To Long Island Historical Sites
Hosted by Upper Township Historical Society
The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Twp. (HPSUT) , in conjunction with Pary and Bruce Tell, will host a two- day bus trip, in May 2019 to historical sites on Long Island, NY.

The tentative schedule includes:
• Saturday, May 4th: Oyster Bay with Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, home of Teddy Roosevelt; and Old Westbury House and Gardens, a magnificent Gold Coast Mansion. The Saturday overnight stay will be in Syosset, NY.
• Sunday, May 5th: Visits to the Brewster House, Brewster's Tavern, the site of the British garrison and the Thompson House (all sites from the Culper Spy Ring, Washington's spies in the Revolution).
The price (to be determined) will include the bus, all meals (except for breakfast Saturday and dinner on the way home Sunday), the hotel, and admission to all sites.
Bus service will be by Senior Travel coach with departure points from Cape May Court House and Seaville, same as last year.  

To be added to the list to receive more detailed information and a registration form as soon as they're available, please contact Pary Tell at email > pary.bruce@earthlink.net; mail to 397 Corson Ln, Cape May NJ 08204; phone 609-886-8577.  ##

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SHOUT - Winter 2018-2019
Winter SHOUT Newsletter - 2018-2019
Click above for printable PDF
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Strawberry Festival 2018 - Promotion
SAVE The DATE - Saturday, May 18, 2019
Strawberry Festival at the Gandy Farmstead
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SeaShoreLine Train - Tuckahoe, NJ    Dec. 2017
                                                                            - File  Photo by Ralph Cooper, HPSUT
Our Upper Township's Tuckahoe Train Station was a focal point for Santa Express Train
 experience during the 2018 Holiday Season. The historic Station was staffed by HPSUT
volunteers and hours were coordinated with train schedules.
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2017 AppleFest
2017 AppleFest - File Photo
2018 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by R. J. Cooper (58 Photos)
2017 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by R. J. Cooper (25 Photos)
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View over 180 photos from prior AppleFest events
- 2016 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by R. J. Cooper (25 Photos)
- 2015 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by R. J. Cooper (17 Photos)
- 2014 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by R. J. Cooper (51 Photos)
- 2013 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by R. J. Cooper (50 Photos)
- 2012 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by Glen Stewart (23 Photos)
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- 2009 Photo Gallery on Facebook - Photos by Glen Stewart (14 Photos)

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Society Brochure - Scanned PDF Copy - Page 1 ~ Page 2  (Updated version as of Sept. 2013)

History Society Brochure
Read about:
 - Membership, Mission
 - Friendship School
 - Gandy Farmstead
 - Tuckahoe Train Station
 - History Tour Information
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Photo by R. J. Cooper, August 2013
Gandy Farmstead - Narrative History - Handout (MS Word File) (PDF)
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Strawberry Festival Photos

- 2018 and 2017 - See Newsletters
- 2016 Photo Gallery 2-page PDF File Photos by R. J. Cooper
- 2015 Photo Gallery on Facebook Photos by R. J. Cooper
- 2014 Photo Gallery on Facebook Photos by R. J. Cooper
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2013 Photo Gallery on Facebook Photos by Glen Stewart
- 2012 Photo Gallery on Facebook Photos by R. J. Cooper
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Photo by R. J. Cooper, April 2013
Friendship School, Palermo District - Upper Twp. NJ
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  - See Society's Links Page for other Twp. / area groups / activities  _______________________________________________________

The association maintains 3 historic sites in Upper Twp:

The Friendship School
859 South Shore Road (Route 9)
Palermo, in Upper Township

The Gandy Farmstead
26 Tyler Road (Route 616)
Greenfield, in Upper Township

The Tuckahoe Train Station
Railroad Avenue and Mill Road
Tuckahoe, in Upper Township.
 

    

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     Cape May County - New Jersey