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SCLSNJ Looks at Our Past

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Explore History with SCLSNJ


John Honeyman: Unsung Local Hero or Urban Legend? (adults)
February 9, 2-3 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough
Discover the story of John Honeyman, a Griggstown NJ businessman, who according to legend, became a spy for General George Washington. Presented by Emmy-award winning filmmaker Tim Stollery.

Washington, D.C.: A Destination of ‘Monumental’ Proportions (adults)
February 12, 2-3 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Travel writer and lecturer David Kriso will give a virtual tour of Washington, D.C. Learn about the lesser known attractions, entertainment, and untapped excitement of our nation’s capital.

The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant: Preserving the Civil War’s Legacy (adults)
February 13, 7-8 p.m.
Snow date: February 27, 7-8 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Warren Twp. Library branch, located at 42 Mountain Boulevard in Warren Twp.
Historian Paul Kahan will focus on the unique political, economic, and cultural forces unleashed by the Civil War, and how Grant addressed these issues during his tumultuous two terms as chief executive.

Centralia: The Fire Beneath Their Feet (adults)
February 28, 7-8 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Explore Centralia, Pennsylvania – a modern-day ghost town – with lecturer Mandy Apgar. Following the May 27, 1962 decision to light a trash dump on fire, Centralia’s residents found their dream community becoming a nightmare.

Registration is required for all programs.

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