The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township NJ Inc.

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

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Double-Click above for full-screen panorama photo of AppleFest - Oct. 2015  - Photo by Ralph Cooper, HPSUT

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What's New 2018
E-mailuppertwphistory@yahoo.com

Last Posting Date (Site Log Sheet)
04 January 2018  
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Upcoming Events:

Our monthly Membership Meetings will resume again in March 2018. Watch for details this website and the HPSUT Facebook page.
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Regular monthly Membership Meetings / programs held on the 2nd Tuesday @ 7 pm at the Upper Cape Branch Library.

See 2018 Calendar for the HPSUT - TBD
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  Click Here for Society's archived 2017 activity pages
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Main Events For 2018
The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township has set the dates of our two main events for 2018.
They are:
- Strawberry Festival, Saturday, May 19, 2018
            
Rain date of Sunday May 20.

- AppleFest, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
            Rain date of Sunday Oct. 14.
Note: Above dates are tentative - pending Board approval.

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Membership Dues / Renewals::
Consider renewing/signing up today for the HPSUT 2016membership year.  See the Membership Page for dues levels.

Information You Can Use
Our Timeline:
2018 marks the 220th Anniversary of the Township and the 40th 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 newsletter is in color and looks much better on the screen. Thank you.   Ralph Cooper, newsletter editor.
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 ~~ Saturday, January 06, 2018


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SeaShoreLine Train - Tuckahoe, NJ    Dec. 2017
                                                                            - Photo by Ralph Cooper, HPSUT
Our Upper Township's Tuckahoe Train Station was a focal point for Santa Express Train
 experience during the 2017 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
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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Successful 2017 Strawberry Festival. The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township (HPSUT)
 held the 28th Annual Strawberry Festival Saturday, May 20, 2017
at the Gandy Farmstead on Tyler Road in Greenfield.
Strawberries, strawberry bread and all of the strawberry shortcake sold out.
Sales included 640 quarts (80 cases) of strawberries and 60 loaves of the strawberry bread.
May 20th Photo Gallery > http://tinyurl.com/mffyn9a

Link to Photo Pages - PDF - Here
- Photos by Ralph Cooper, HPSUT Board Member

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New Jersey Historic Preservation Office

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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

- 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.
 

    

      Official Seal - Upper Township
     Cape May County - New Jersey