The new owner of the Gingerbread Castle in Hamburg, Sussex County has begun an extensive restoration project on the structure, which was once the centerpiece of a small fairy tale themed amusement park.
The Eik Sande, a 32-foot replica of an ancient Viking ship, was installed in the museum in advance of their new exhibit, Vikings: Beyond the Legend.
Saffron, who pens the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “Changing Skyline” architecture critique column, shares the prize with the Boston Globe’s Robert Campbell.
Film Historian Karen Redrobe is the new director of the Wolf Humanities Center. She plans to expand public programming and make it more inclusive.
Grants will be used for assessment and interpretation of thirty three historic sites across the Garden State, including libraries, fire stations, private residences, and historic districts.
Funds will be used for community-building activities, including events during Camden County History Week (October 15-21) and further collaboration among neighborhood stakeholders.
The Public Scholars Project will hold free, public, one- to two-hour events in nine of New Jersey’s twelve congressional districts.
Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow examines the period following the Civil War as the nation’s black community struggled to be recognized as full citizens.
Lewis was a nationally renowned scholar of Colonial and Early American history and a member of the Rutgers community since 1977. She became dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers-Newark in 2013.
The archives is now located at Fifth and Spring Garden Streets, within the new, 70,000 square foot Yards Brewing Co. complex.