LINCROFT– Saturday, Oct. 2, Brookdale Community College Colins Arena.
2021 Archives and History Day. Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon encourages all state historical organizations to be a part of the event.
“The Monmouth County Archives Division of the County Clerk’s Office is looking forward to hosting its Annual Archives and History Day, which celebrates local history,” said Clerk Hanlon. “This year’s Archives and History Day will focus on Monmouth County’s response when faced with adversity and during times of crisis, and will feature an accompanying exhibit and presentations.”
More than 50 local and state history organizations are scheduled to set-up displays on topics relating to New Jersey history and their organizations. With over 300 expected attendees, Hanlon encourages all local historical organizations to participate and sign up for an exhibitor table. Organizations will have the opportunity to showcase their efforts to preserve local history and educate the public about Monmouth County’s and New Jersey’s fascinating past.
Several awards will be presented during the event, including the M. Claire French Award for Leadership in Historic Preservation and the Jane G. Clayton Award. A keynote address related to the Archives’ exhibit, “Facing Adversity: Monmouth Responds in Times of Crisis” will be delivered and a free catalog will be available to the public.
For more information on participating and to sign up for an exhibitor table, please visit the Monmouth County Clerk’s Archives Division website at MonmouthCountyClerk.com/Archives or contact the Monmouth County Archives by phone at 732-308-3771 or email to Shelagh.Reilly@co.monmouth.nj.us.