The Society has always taken great pride in the newsletter it publishes, and justifiably so. Each issue is chock full of interesting stories, old photographs and maps, and articles about Society programs and events.
This publication, now in its thirty-seventh year, has always been an important part of the Society's mission. Over the years it's entertained and informed members on a wide range of historical subjects. New research on local history is often reported in our publication for the first time. Stories about the railroads, early schools, old taverns and interesting figures from Hopewell Valley's past have filled its pages and kept readers waiting for more.
Not surprisingly, this newsletter has won awards in state competitions over the years for it's excellent design and historical content. Each issue features one or more well researched articles that explore Hopewell Valley’s rich past. For those interested in local history -- this is the best way to increase your knowledge. Frequently these stories even connect with present places and events. Membership in the Society guarantees this publication will be mailed right to your door, four times a year. Make history come alive - join us today and stay informed about the past.
Above - This issue explored what Hopewell Valley residents did during those hot summer days in years past. Readers learned that some things never change. In the 19th century, as today, folks often went "down the shore", or found refuge closer to home at places like the "Quarry Swim Club" and nearby Delaware River.
Right - In a story entitled "Walking Schools : End of a Era", the writer interviewed a member of the last class of a small country school. She fondly recounted her time at the Hart's Corner School in the 1930's. It was illustrated with her wonderfull collection of old photos from those long ago days.
Left - In this issue, the writer recounted the history of Trenton's Roebling family as told by a guest lecturer at one of the Society's many interesting programs.
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