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Agenda - Historians' Roundtable - June 18, 2011

Meeting starts at 10:00 sharp at Evesham Library, 984 Tuckerton Road, Marlton

I you have not yet registered, click here - and you must indicate whether you accept the invitation of the Evesham Historical Society for light lunch at the historic Inskeep House at 10 Madison Court.

(For this meeting we will forego the round-robin introductions until the completion of major business, time permitting).

1. History Faire at the County Fair - Burlington County Fairgrounds - July 20-23 - Joe Laufer and Dick Toone

  • a. Concept and Objectives
  • b. Logistics (exhibitor passes; special parking area; location of our tents; set-up days and times)
  • c. Exhibits - literature - personnel - programs and presentations - re-enactors
  • d. Registration: Form indicating your participation, support needs; nature of exhibt/program (click here for copy of history faire exhibitor form).
  • e. Schedule - days on which your organization will help staff our tents and your tables.

2. Topics and Professionals for Fall Programs (Roundtable presentations by professionals and consultants)

  • a. Preservation of records and photographs
  • b. Cataloging of Collections
  • c. Speakers Directory
  • d. Other

3. Dates and Venues for Fall Series (Subject to change pending our discussion)

  • Saturday, September 24 - Batsto -
  • Saturday, October 22 - Roebling Museum or Paulsdale
  • Saturday, December 3 - New Auditorium at County Library Headquarters, Westampton

    Other possible venues:

  • Bordentown Library; Cinnaminson Library

Should we consider an evening meeting?

4. Updates on Historians' Roundtable list serve/web presence - Paul Schopp

5. Collection of completed forms (organizational profiles) for our County History Directory

6. News of Historical interest

  • a.Quakers and Slavery presentation at 2:00 p.m. at Beverly (today, Sat. June 18)
  • b. Earth Fair at Smithville -( today till 4:00 p.m.)
  • c. History of Farming in Burlington County at Mt. Holly Library
  • b. Farm History Photographs on Internet
  • c. Selection of Logo for Crossroads of the American Revolution
  • d. Archeological dig at White Hill Mansion
  • e. Archeological dig at Timbucktoo

7. Updates on themes

  • a. Sesquicentennial of the Civil War
  • b. Crossroads of the American Revolution

8. Getting High School Students interested in History Projects

  • a. State Competitions (South Jersey schools Unrepresented)
  • b. Volunteer work for Historical Societies

9. Discussion of recent issues

  • a. Re-naming of Salem Road
  • b. Pemberton Railroad Station Museum
  • c. Dredge spoils at Burlington Island (rally today, June 18)

10. Round Robin "Show-and-Tell" (local projects and programs) - time permitting

11. Meet and Mingle at the Inskeep House, 10 Madison Ct. for light lunch, courtesy of Evesham Historical Society - 12:15 - 1:15

Minutes of the completed meeting can be accessed by clicking here.





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