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The New Jersey Historical Society Host 163rd Annual Meeting


The New Jersey Historical Society will host its 163rd Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 4:00 p.m.

Since its founding in 1845, the Historical Society has preserved and interpreted New Jersey\\\'s rich cultural, social, and political history. Come and learn about our current activities, programs, and exhibitions and our plans for the future. Hear commentary from the Historical Society\\\'s Chairman of the Board of Trustees and President & CEO. Our keynote speaker, Nicholas Polanin will address New Jersey\\\'s proud horticultural legacy, as explored in our newest exhibition, Feast Your Eyes: The Unexpected Beauty of Vegetable Gardens.

Nicholas Polanin is currently an Associate Professor with Rutgers University, NJ Agricultural Experiment Station, Cooperative Extension in Somerset County. Since joining Rutgers University in 1999, Nick has been nationally recognized for his leadership and educational initiatives in training arborists and other tree care professionals, workforce development, distance education, and volunteer management. He currently serves as statewide coordinator for the Rutgers Master Gardener Program. Nick holds an MS in Horticulture/Urban Forestry (1989), and a BS in Natural Resource Management/Forestry (1982), both from Rutgers University.

The meeting is open to the public, and we warmly invite all to attend. No reservations are required.

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