Exhibitors Wanted for County Archives and History Day

July 18, 2014
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MANALAPAN – It is time for New Jersey history-related organizations to register for Archives and History Day, to be held 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters.

The event, organized by the Monmouth County Archives, will feature exhibit tables for archives, historical societies, government agencies, local history collections at public libraries and other not-for-profit history organizations. More than 60 groups have already signed up and tables are still available.

The theme this year is New Jersey’s Civil War. Joseph W. Becton, the featured speaker, will present “Music of the Civil War Era.” An exhibit on the Civil War in New Jersey will be on display, beginning Oct. 1, in the library.

The event will include a history forum, awards presentations and a history game with prizes, as well as a tour of the Monmouth County Archives, for which reservation is required.

For more information on Archives and History Day and Archives Week seminars offered on Oct. 7 and 8, visit the Monmouth County website at www.visitmonmouth.com.

For additional information, contact the Monmouth County Archives at 732-308-3771 or email gary.saretzky@co.monmouth.nj.us.

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