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WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
Blairstown Historic Preservation Committee
*This schedule is subject to change so be sure to check back as each event date approaches.
July 4 - Fourth of July at Footbridge Park!
11 a.m. - Join us for a tour and talk of the historic Footbridge, which turns 125 years old this year! Tour will leave from the BHPC booth!
At 2 p.m. - Enjoy a special program about Victorian Travel Fashion presented by Professor Lydia Chiappini She will wear and detail
women's fashions that were worn on vacation and while traveling during this era. This presentation will be held at the BHPC booth.
June 30 - Blairstown High School Alumni Banquet - "The Footbridge - Celebrating 125 Years" presentation by BHPC Chair, Christine Beegle.
MAY 2018 - HISTORY MONTH! CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS!
May 7 - FOUNDERS' DAY - at the Municipal Building from 3 - 6 p.m. - We will be honoring our BHPC founders: former Mayor and Committeewoman the late ANITA ARDIA, and the late HELEN HALL, Blairstown Historian. We will honor the role they played in founding our Committee in 2001 and celebrate their dedication to local history. The record books and artifacts of Helen Hall will be on display. We will also pay tribute to historians in Blairstown's history over time.
May 10 - BLAIRSTOWN'S FOUR NAMES - at the CDH Library from 1 - 2:30 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Lecture requested by the North Warren Seniors.
May 12 - 125th ANNIVERSARY OF OUR FOOTBRIDGE - at Footbridge Park starting at 11:00 a.m. - Join us for a tour, talk, and celebration of the Footbridge down at Footbridge Park. The footbridge turns 125 years old this year and was installed by John I. Blair for the community.
May 16 - HERITAGE OPEN HOUSE - at the Blairstown Municipal Building from 3 - 7 p.m. - Come and view amazing quilts, crafts, and other artifacts donated to Blairstown Historic Preservation. A beautiful tribute to Blairstown's cultural heritage.
May 26- VETERANS TRIBUTE AT CEDAR RIDGE CEMETERY - at Cedar Ridge Cemetary, Rt. 94. Tours are at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. - Join us as we pay tribute to the Veterans interred at Cedar Ridge Cemetery on Rt. 94 in Blairstown (across from Tractor Supply)
September 15 - Warren County Preservation Day! Visit our booth at the Roseberry Homestead in Phillipsburg, NJ
September 29 - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. - First Presbyterian Church, Blairstown - Our Annual Fall Walking Tour returns to spooky Main Street! Be sure to wear sturdy shoes as this tour includes a cemetery walking tour! Two tours are being offered; the first at 1 p.m. and the second at 3 p.m.. We will be departing from the First Presbyterian Church at 1 Main Street. Parking is available behind the church. Tour sizes are limited so first come/first serve!
September 30 - 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. - Footbridge Park - Calling all artists! Join the Warren County Arts Corporation at Foot Bridge Park as we continue the celebration of the Bridge's 125th Anniversary with a day of painting and photography! There will be a talk on the history of the Foot Bridge at 11:00 a.m.. Be sure to bring your own supplies and lunch.
October 20 - 1 p.m. - Footbridge Park - Historic Footbridge Tour - Join us as we present history on the 125th Anniversary of our Foot Bridge - be sure to bring sturdy shoes!