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2013 - 2014 SPEAKING SCHEDULE

 
 

 

SCHEDULED LECTURES - 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014 - "John Woolman: Conscience of Quakerism, Apostle of Abolition"- 7:30 p.m. - Leisuretowne History Club - Laurel Hall, Soutampton

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - "African American Sites of Burlington Coiunty "- 7:00 p.m. - Rancocas Nature Center, Rancocas Road, Westampton.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - "Burlington County Trivia - Unusual People Places & Things " - 11:30 a.m. - Indian Spring Questers - regular meeting - private home

February 9 - 16, 2013 - Vacation - Florida.

February 23 through March 3, 2014ediscocwe CUBA - a Collette Vacations Caribbean Cultural RExperience

Saturday, March 8, 2014 - "The Pinelands and the American Revolution " - Annual Pinelands Short Course - 8:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. Pinelands Short Course, Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ - Sponsored by the NJ Pinelands Commission. http://www.nj.gov/pinelands

Monday, March 10, 2014 - "Notable Women of Burlington County " - 7:00 p.m. - Daughters of the American Revolution - at the Mt. Holly Lyceum/Library, High St., Mount Holly.

Tuesday, March 28, 2014 - Burlington County & the American Revolution- 7:30 P.m. - Easton Bible Church Covered Dish dinner - Easton Bible Church, Fostertown Rd., Hainesport, NJ (Dinner - 6 p.m.)

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Notable Women of Burlington County- 2:00 P.m. - Virtua Hospital "After Hope" group.

April 24- May 1, 2014 - London-Paris

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - New Views Bus Tour: African American Sites of Burlington Co. - all Day - Starting at Smithville - Incl. Medford Ed. Ctr. and Timbucktoo.

June 25-July 11 , 2014 - China

July 7-19 - Farm Fair

 

 

2013 COMPLETED LECTURES

Monday, January 14, 2013 - "History of Smithville" - Leisuretowne History Club - 7:30 p.m. Laurel Hall, Leisuretown.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - "Literary Burlington County." 12:00 noon. - Friends of the Burlington County Library - Annual Meeting. Burlington County Library, Woodlane Rd., Westampton.

Friday, January 25, 2013 - ""Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County." 7:30 p.m. - Easton Bible Church, Fostertown Road, Lumberton.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 - ""William Penn and the Quaker Influence on West Jersey." 9:30 a.m. - Sons of the American Revolution, Deptford Library, Deptford, NJ.

Sunday, February 17, 2013 - ""Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County." 2:00 p.m. - Burlington County Historical Society, High St., Burlington, NJ

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - Panel Moderater at a Conference on Dr. James Still. 9:00 a.m., Medford Leas, Medford, NJ. .

Saturday, March 2, 2013 - Historians' Roundtable. Auditorium of the Burlington County Library System, 5 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton, NJ. Open Forum, plus Presentation by Joe Laufer: "The Burlington County Library System: A History - 1921-2013 - More than Just Books". 10:00 a.m. until Noon. Free - Open to the Public. Registration at www.bcls.lib.nj.us. Click on "Events".

Friday, March 8, 2013 -New Gretna Library, "The Burlington County Library System: A History - 1921-2013 - More than Just Books". 12:00 noon.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 -"Burlington County and the Civil War" - Civil War Sesquicentenary. " - New Jersey Society of Pennsylvania. 12:30 - Doubletree Suites, Friendship Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ

Saturday, March 23, 2013- Pinelands Short Course - "The New Jersey Pinelands and the Revolutionary War: munitions production, espionage, hideout, and British Military Target." Burlington County College, Pemberton Campus. Rt. 530, Pemberton. 2 presentations of this topic. Schedule availabe at http://www.nj.gov/pinelands.

Sunday, March24, 2013 -"Burlington County Trivia - Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County" - Browns Mills Improvement Association. 2:00 p.m. Browns Mills Fire House, Browns Mills.

Tuesiday, April 9, 2013 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County." 7:00 p.m. - Mount Laurel Historical Society, Farmers Hall, Mt. Laurel-Hainesport Road, Mt. Laurel.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 -Mt. Holly Baptist Seniors "The Burlington County Library System: A History - 1921-2013 - More than Just Books". 12:00 noon.

Tuesiday, April 9, 2013 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County." 7:00 p.m. - Mount Laurel Historical Society, Farmers Hall, Mt. Laurel-Hainesport Road, Mt. Laurel.

Friday, April 12, 2013 -New Gretna Library, "The Burlington County Library System: A History - 1921-2013 - More than Just Books". 12:00 noon.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - Law Day - Brief Narration on Emanicipation Proclamation as part of larger program - Olde Court House, High St., Mt. Holly - 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - County Library "The Burlington County Library System: A History - 1921-2013 - More than Just Books". 2:00 pm.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - "Burlington County: Crossroads of the American Revolution" - Medford Historical Society. 7:30 p.m. Friends Meeting House, Union St., Medford.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - "The Quaker Heritage Trail - Virtual Tour of Burlington County's Quaker Meeting Houses" - County Historian's 2nd Wednesday Series. 7:00 p.m. County Library Auditorium, Westampton. Click here for actual tour information.

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - "New Views Bus Tour of Burlington County's Quaker Meeting Houses." 8:45 until 4:30 - Sponsored by the Friends of the Burlington County Library. Click here for details

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Conducting Walking Tour of Roebling Village - Private tour sponsored by Roebling Museum - 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Freeholders Historic Preservation and History Awards Ceremony - 7:00 p.m. at Freeholder's Meeting, Mount Holly.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 - "Burlington County Trivia: Fun Facts and Local Whimsy" 4th Saturday Farmers Market Series - Farmhouse at Burlco Community Ag Center, Moorestown - 10:00 am. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - "A History of and Passport to Sites in Burlington County" - Burlington Co. Republican Women. 7:00 p.m. Pizzeria Uno, Rt. 73, Maple Shade, NJ.

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - Historians' Roundtable.Bordentown Library Open Forum, . 10:00 a.m. until Noon. Free - Open to the Public. Registration at www.bcls.lib.nj.us. Click on "Events".

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - "The Great Mount Holly Fairgrounds and History of the Burlington County Fair" - County Historian's 2nd WednesdaySeries. 7:00 p.m. County Library Auditorium, Westampton.

Thursday, June 13, 2013 -"Travel Stories from a Seasoned Traveler- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" 6:00 PM - Maple Shade Travel Series. Maple Shade Library, Maple Shade.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 -"The New Jersey Pinelands and the Revolutionary War: munitions production, espionage, hideout, and British Military Target." Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Pinelands Heritage Series. Pemberton-Vincentown Road - Carriage House. 7:00 pm.

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - "Mt. Holly Fairgrounds to Lumberton to Springfield - Our County Fair History " 4th Saturday Farmers Market Series - Farmhouse at Burlco Community Ag Center, Moorestown - 10:00 am. Free and open to the public.

June 22-29, 2013 - Vacation

July 17-20, 2013 "History Faire at the Farm Fair" - Visit us at the History tent at the Farm Fair.

Saturday, August 24, 2013 - "Life Along Rancocas Creek " 4th Saturday Farmers Market Series - Burlco Community Ag Center, Moorestown - 10:00 am. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - "Unique Stained Glass of Burlington County" - 7:30 p.m. - Medford Historical Society, W. Union St Quaker Meeting, Medford.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - "Hobnobbing with Historians " -Arts in the Park - Smithville Park Eastampton - In the tent in area 7 - Local Historical Societies 10:30 a.m. till 4 PM. Also histori tour of Smithville Industrial Viallage at 12:30 & 2:30 by Joe Laufer.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - "Historians' Roundtable " - 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Red Dragon Canoe Club, 221 Edgewater Ave., Edgewater Park, NJ - Open to the Public. Register at Events Calendar at www.lib.bcls.nj us .

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - "Open House for New Center for Education " - 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Bunning Farm, 211 Church Rd., Medford, NJ - next to Dr. Still Office, Crossroads. 1:00 p.m. lecture by Joe Laufer: "Medford Stories Good for Telling". Free and Open to the Public. www.medfordHistory.org.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 - "Burlington County's One-Room Schoolhouses " 4th Saturday Farmers Market Series - Farmhouse at Burlco Community Ag Center, Moorestown - 10:00 am. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - "The Great Mount Holly Fairgrounds " - 12:00 noon - Mount Holly Rotary - Charlies' Other Brother, Westampton.

Friday, October 4, 2013 - "Unique Stained Glass of Burlington County" - 6:30 p.m. - Friday Nighter's Club, First Presbytyrean Church, Moorestown.

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - "Remarks at Reopening of the Burlington Quaker Meeting House & Center for Conference" . 1-4 pm, 340 High St., Burlington - RSVP for Open House - www.Burlmhcc.org/contact-us/

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - "Burlington County Trivia - Unusual People Places & Things " - 12:30 p.m. - Tabernacle Old Timers - Tabernacle Old Squad Building, Hawkin Rd., Tabernacle, off Rt. 206.

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - "Pinelands Panorama - a Virtual Tour of the Pines " 4th Saturday Farmers Market Series - Farmhouse at Burlco Community Ag Center, Moorestown - 10:00 am. Free and open to the public.

November 1 through November 13, 2013 - International Tour: Best of Portugal, the Azores and Madieros Island

2012 COMPLETED LECTURES

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - "The Grerat Mount Holly Fairgrounds" - Questers of Burlington County - 10 a.m., Mt. Holly Lyceum and Library, High St., Mt. Holly

Thursday, January 5, 2012 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County. 10:00 a.m. - Burlington County Board of Agriculture Reorganization Meeting. Friday, January 27, 2012 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County."". 7:30 p.m. - Easton Bible Church, Fostertown Road, Lumberton.Unavailable February 4 through 12, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012 -A Bridge to Our Past - A Short History of Burlington County - History Club of Leisuretowne, Laurel Hall, Leisuretowne. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012- Dr. James Still, the Black Doctor ofr the Pines . 10:00 a.m. - Ocean County Library, Long Beach Island Branch, Surf City.Sunday, February 19, 2012 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County. 11:00 a.m. Men's Cllub, Adath Emanuel, Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel.

Sunday, February 26, 2012 - "Burlington County: Cradle of Emancipation - A local Black History Overview" - 7:00 pm. Sam's Club Associates, Cinnaminson. Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - "Burlington County's Still Family: A Story of Survival, Service and Success" - 10:00 a.m. USDA,Springfield.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County. 12:00 noon. Springfield-Mansfield Senior Club.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - "Ten Historical Facts that Make Burlington County Unique" - Westampton Shriners at Charlie Browns Restaurant, Westampton. 7:45 p.m. Thursday, March 8,2012 - "William Penn & The Quaker Influence on South Jersey" - Care-One Assisted Living, Evesham, 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 "Notable Women of Burlington County" - Cinnaminson Library, 1619 Riverton Rd., Cinnaminson. - 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 24, 2012 - Pinelands Short Course - Two lectures on Pinelands topics:

1) - 11:15 a.m. - Burlington County's Still Family: A Story of Survival, Service and Success;

2) 1:15 p.m. Pinelands Panorama - A Virtual Tour. Burlington County College, Pemberton Campus. Rt. 530, Pemberton. Schedule availabe at http://www.nj.gov/pinelands.

Sunday, March 25, 2012 - "Christopher Columbus - His Catholicism and his Franciscanism.' 12 noon - Medford Lakes Country Club - Knights of Columbus Regional Meeting.

Monday, April 9, 2012 - " Burlington County Trivia - Unusual Persons, Places and Events in Burlington County" - 1:30 pm -St. Mary's Senior group, Crosswicks St., Bordentown.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - "Notable Women of Burlington County" . 7:00 p.m. Merchantville Women's Club. 212 Somerset Ave., Merchantville.Saturday, April 14, 2012 - Historians Roundtable I -Paulsdale, 128 Hooten Road, Mt. Laurel. 9:30 a.m. Register at "Events" "other locations" at www.bcls.lib.nj us

Monday, April 16, 2012 - "Company Towns of Burlington County: Roebling, Smithville, Whitesbog and Batsto " - 7:00 pm - Mount Holly Historical Society at the Lyceum/Library, High St., Mt. Holly

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - " Burlington County Trivia - Unusual Persons, Places and Events in Burlington County" - 2:00 pm "Forever Young Club" Sacred Heart Auditorium, Mt. Holly.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - " Notable Women of Burlington County - 7:30 pm - Springfield Historical Society. Springfield Municipal Building, Springfield Township.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - " Burlington County Crosswroads of the American Rovolution" - Corpus Christi Senior Group, Willingboro - 1:30 p.m.Thursday, May 3, 2012 - " Burlington County Trivia - Unusual Persons, Places and Events in Burlington County" - St. Matthew's OWLS, Moorestown. 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - Dedication of the Still Monument, Shamong. 6:00 p.m. "The Legacy of Charity and Levin Still." - Indian Mills Historical Society.

Saturday, May 19, 2012 - New Views Bus Tour. - "Company Towns of Burlington County" - Start at County Library, Westampton - Proceed to Roebling, Smithville, Whitesbog, Batsto. Lunch included. $50 per person. Sponsored by Friends of the Burlington County Library.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - "D-Day - The Sixth of June" - New Jersey Society of Pennsylvania. 12:30 - Doubletree Suites, Friendship Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - " Burlington County Trivia - Unusual Persons, Places and Events in Burlington County" Evesham Rotary Club. 6:30 p.m. Scatturos Restaurant, Route 73, Marlton.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - "The Great Mount Holly Fairgrounds" -7:00 p.m. - Rutgers Agriculture Extension Building, Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ

Saturday, June 2, 2012 - Historians Roundtable III - Pemberton Library, Browns Mills

Unavailable June 8 through 17, 2012

History Faire at the Farm Fair - July 18-21 , 2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 -"Travel Tips, Tales & Tools from a Seasoned Traveler" 7:00 p.m. Shalom Club at Mapleton Four Seasons, Mansfield (off Rt. 68 near Northern Burlington Regional HS)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - Trendy Travel Dreams for Twenty-Thirteen - 7:00 pm - Summer Reading Program, Pinelands Library, Medford.Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - Travel Trends and Tips for Twenty-Thirteen - 7:00 pm -Cinnaminson Library, Riverton Rd., Cinnaminson.

Sunday, August 26, 2012 - All about Smithville - Spontaneous talks to canoests participating in "A Day on the Water" at Smithville Park. 10 am until 3:00 pm.

Monday, September10, 2012 - Burlington County Trivia - Unusual People, Places & Curiosities in the History of the County. - Southampton Historical Society, 25 Plum St., Vincentown. 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - "One Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County" - 2:00 p.m. Brightview at Greentree (Senior Citizens).

Monday, September 17, 2012 - "Company Towns of Burlington County " - 12:00 p.m. Masonic High Twelve, Masonic Home, Grow Hall, Burlington.Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - "The History of the Burlington County Farm Fair" 7:30 p.m. Springfield Historical Society - Springfield Municipal Building.

Friday, September 21, 2012 - Volunteer Center "Casino Night" - Annual fundraiser for Joe Laufer Student Volunteer Scholarship Fund - Charlies Other Brother - 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, September22, 2012 - Historians Roundtable IV - Burlington County Headquarters Library, 5 Pioneer Blvd - New Meeting Room - 10:00 am till Noon.

Sunday, September23, 2012 - Hobnob with Historians - Special History Tent at Arts in the Park at Smithville Park, Eastampton - 10:30 am until 4:00 pm

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - Burlington County, Crossroads of the American Revolution - 1:00 pm -Ex Regemts Club, NJDAR - Charlies Other Brother, Eastampton. - lunch at noon

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - Historic One Room School Houses of Burlington County - 1:30 pm -Holy Eucharist Seniors - Holy Eucharist Church, Tabernacle, NU

Monday, October 8, 2012 - Historic Burlington County - 101 - 8:15 am and 10:45 am-Lenape Regional HS District Teachers' In-Service Day. Cherokee HS, Marlton. "Burlington County History 101" (8:15); "History in our Back Yard" (10:45).

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - "Commemorating Columbus" - 7:00 PM- Main Library, Westampton - 2nd Wednesday Historian's Lecture Series - Community Meeting Room. CLICK HERE FOR DESCRIPTION

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - Trendy Travel Dreams for Twenty-Thirteen - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm- Maple Shade Library, Maple Shade.

From October 14-27, 2012, Joe will be visiting "Magnificent Cities of Central & Eastern Europe (Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Karakow & Warsaw).

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - "Notable Women of Burlington County"- Medford-Vincentown Tamenend Questers -Medford Arts Center, 17 Main St., Medford. 11:00 AM.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - "Historic One Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County" - 7:00 PM- Main Library, Westampton - 2nd Wednesday Historian's Lecture Series - Community Meeting Room. CLICK HERE FOR DESCRIPTION

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - Notable Women of Burlington County- Lumberton Historical Society - Gaun Community Hall, Main St., Lumberton 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 17, 2012 - Historians Roundtable cancelled. Joe Laufer will be receiving an Award of Recognition from the New Jersey Historical Commission for his contributions to New Jersey history on this date at the Historical Commission's New Jersey Forum at Georgian Court University.

Saturday, December 8 , 2012 - Steamboating on the Delaware- Medford Leas Forum, Medford. 11:00 till noon.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - "Halley's Comet - The Other Portent of Doom"- 7:00 PM- Main Library, Westampton - 2nd Wednesday Historian's Lecture Series - Community Meeting Room. CLICK HERE FOR DESCRIPTION

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COMPLETED LECTURES - January through December, 2011

Monday, January 10, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events". 7:00 p.m. Leisurtowne History Club.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 - Presenter at program in Beverly, NJ in honor of Martin Luther King. "Picturing America - From Slavery to Voting Rights." - Beverly Elementary School.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - "A Bridge to our Past - History of Burlington County ". 2:00 p.m. Care One At Evesham Assisted Living, Marlton, NJ.

Sunday, January 30, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events in the History of Burlington County." Crosswicks Historical Society. 2:00 p.m. - Chesterfield Baptist Church, Matthews Lane, Chesterfield Village.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - Premiere of Documentary on Dr. James Still. "Dr. James Still, Black Doctor of the Pines - And the Legacy of the Still Family."- Lenape High School Auditorium - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 5, 2011 - "Dr. James Still, The Black Doctor of the Pines and the Legacy of the Still Family of Shamong" - Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum, Rt. 29, Lambertville, Hunderton County, NJ. - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events" - 1:00 p.m. Holiday Village, Mt. Laurel, NJ.

Sunday, February 13, 2011 - "Dr. James Still, The Black Doctor of the Pines and the Legacy of the Still Family of Shamong" -12:00 Noon - Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 W. State St., Trenton, NJ

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - The story of Junteenth (Emancipation Day), June 19, 1865 -- and Burlington County: the "Cradle of Emancipation" - AAUW of Willingboro. Willingboro Senior Center at Kennedy H.S. 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 26, 2011 - Historians' Roundtable - 10:00 a.m. Mount Holly Lyceum and Library, High St., Mt. Holly. More info... and you can register on line by clicking here.

Monday, March 14, 2011 - "Burlington County and the Civil War" - Civil War Sesquicentenary. 7:00 p.m. Leisurtowne History Club. Laurel Hall.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events". 7:30 p.m. Springfield Historical Society. Springfield Municipal Building, Jobestown.

Saturday, March 26, 2011 - Dr. James Still, Black Doctor of the Pines and the Legacy of the Still Family - Pinelands Short Course - Burlington County College. For registration/ brochure, click here. Or obtain information at http://www.state.nj.us/pinelands/about/events.

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - Pinelands Panorama - Bus Tour sponsored by the N.J. Pinelands Commission as a part of the Pinelands Short Course Project. 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. From Burlington County College. Further information: http://www.state.nj.us/pinelands/about/events.

Monday, April 4, 2011 - "Vincentown and the Civil War" - Civil War Sesquicentenary. With Dorothy Best - Southampton Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. Olde Towne Hall, Mill St., Vincentown.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events".Corpus Christi Social Club; 1:30 p.m. Corpus Christi Parish Hall, Willingboro, NJ.

Saturday, April 16, 2011 - Historians' Roundtable - 11:00 a.m. Library Company of Burlington, 23 West Union St., Burlington City. More info...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - Notable Women of Burlington County - Merchantville Women's Club, Merchantville, NJ, Greenly Ct., Merchantville.

Thursday, May12, 2011 - Ellis Howard Parker: First County Chief of Detectives - with Paul W. Schopp at the Warden's House of the Historic Burlington County Prison Museum - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 14, 2011- World Trade Center Memorial Dedication at the Air Victory Museum. (More info...). 10:00 am at 68 Stacy Haines Rd., Lumberton.

Tuesday,May 17, 2011 - The Burlington County Passport Program: History in Your Own Back Yard - Member Library Meeting, Delanco Library, Delanco - 9:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 21, 2012 - Bus Tour: Civil War Connections in Burlington County - Sponsored by the Friends of the Burlington County Library. Click for tentative Itinerary

Thursday, June 9, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County. 7:30 p.m. Union St. Friends Meeting hall, Medford. Medford Historical Society

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - Bus Tour: One Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County - Private Tour - AACS National Convention at Rider University. http://csaa.typepad.com

Thursday, June 16, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County. 6:00 p.m. Wrightstown Rotary - Garden State Diner, Rt. 537, Wrightstown.

Saturday, June 18, 2011 - Historians' Roundtable - 10:00 a.m. Evesham Public Library, 984 Tuckerton Rd., Marlton. More info...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 -All Aboard: Travel Tools, Tales and Tips from a
Seasoned Traveler - 7:00 p.m. Pinelands Library, Medford. See Joe's Travel Website.

Thursday, July 14, 2011 - Dr. James Still, The Black Doctor of the Pines and The Legacy of 5the Still Family - 7:30 pm. Video and Commentary. Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Pemberton Road, Southampton.

Wed., Thur, Fri., Sat, July 20-23, 2011- History Faire at the Farm Fair - Route 206 at Springfield. Joe will be present throughout the Burlington County Farm Fair at the History Tent.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - "A Bridge to our Past - History of Burlington County ". 2:00 p.m. Bright View at Greentree, Marlton

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - Travel Tips, Tools and Tales - 7:00 p.m., Cinnaminson Library, 1619 Riverton Rd., Cinnaminson. See Joe's Travel Website.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County- 7:00 p.m., Cinnaminson Library, 1619 Riverton Rd., Cinnaminson.

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - All Aboard: Travel Tips, Tales and Tools From a Seasoned Traveler - 6:00 p.m. Maple Shade Library, Maple Shad. . See Joe's Travel Website.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - "Historic One Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County"- 1:15 p.m., Care One of Evesham, Marlton, NJ.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County- 7:00 p.m. Vincentown-Medford Rotary, Medford Lakes Country Club.

Saturday, September 24, 2011 - Historians' Roundtable IV - Batsto Visitor Center - 10 a.m. - Noon.

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County- 6:00 p.m., Maple Shade Library, Maple Shade..

(October 4 through 15, Joe will be touring Peru and Machu Picchu)

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia" Unusual Persons, Places and Curiosities in the History of Burlington County- 1:00 p.m., Charlies Other Brother, Eastampton - Mt. Holly Rotary

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 "Notable Women of Burlington County" - 7:00 p.m., Leisuretowne Civic League, Southampton, NJ

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events". 7:00 p.m. Pemberton Community Library, 16 Broadway, Browns Mills, NJ

Friday, October 21, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events". 7:00 p.m. Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Adult Volunteers, Rutgers Extension, 2 Academy Drive, Westampton.

Saturday, October 22, 2011 - Historians' Roundtable V - Roebling Museum - 10 a.m. - noon.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events". 7:00 p.m. Bordentown Public Library, 18 E. Union St., Bordentown, NJ

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - Ellis Howard Parker: First County Chief of Detectives - with Paul W. Schopp at the Medford Historical Society Meeting, Quaker Meeting House, Union St. Medford. 7:30 pm.

Friday, November 4, 2011 -78 -D-Day, June 6, 1944 - 7:00 p.m. Friday Nighters Club, First Presbyterian Church, Moorestown.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 1:00 P.M. Notable Women of Burlington County - Hadassah, Temple Har Zion, High & Ridgeway, Mt. Holly.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 7:30 p.m. "Burlington County and the Civil War" - Civil War Sesquicentenary. 7:00 p.m. Riverside Historical Society

Wednesday, November 17, 2011 - 7:00 P.M. Travel Night: Magnificent Cities of Central & Eastern Europe - 7:00 p.m. Informational program on planed tour for Oct., 2012. Flying W Airport, Medford- Flight Operations Lounge.

Monday, November 21, 2011 - 7:30 P.M. - Burlington County Trivia - Indian Mills Historical Society, Shamong Municipal Building, Willow Grove Road, Shamong, NJ

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - Speaker at Volunteer of the Year Awards Ceremony honoring Regan Young at Madison Restaurant, Riverside, NJ.

Friday, December 2, 2011 - Master of Ceremonies for Vincentown Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony - 6 p.m.

Saturday, December 3, 2011 - Historians' Roundtable VI - Auditorium of Burlington County Library, Westampton- 10 a.m. - noon.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 7:30 p.m. Notable Women of Burlington County - Burlington County Farm Bureau Women's Committee Dinner. Charley's Other Brother, Eastampton, NJ

Saturday, December 10, 2011 - Battle of Iron Works Hill Re-enactment. Narrator during the re-enactment - 2:30-4:30 High St., Mount Holly

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COMPLETED LECTURES - 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - "Company Towns of Burlington County" - Mount Holly Rotary - Charlie's Other Brother, Westampton. 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - "African American Historical sites of Burlington County" - Black History program at Willingboro Memorial Library. 7:00 p.m. Link to Willingboro Library Announcement.

Monday, March 1, 2010 - "The Jack Allen Early Country Living Museum" - 6:15 p.m. - Pemberton Rotary Club. Pemberton American Legion, Pemberton Road, Rt. 630, Pemberton.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 - County Historian Series. "Halley's Comet 25 years out -- 50 to go. A Retrospective" (A historical perspective -- not an astronomy lecture). 7:00 p.m., Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences / Mount Holly Library, 307 High Street, Mount Holly. Click here for Info on Lecture.

Saturday, March 13, 2010 - Women's History Month Lecture and Tour. Sponsored by the Burlington County Office of Cultural Affairs and Tourism. Lecture at Smithville by Joe Laufer; Self-guided tour to includes various women's history sites throughought Burlington County. Lectures on Agnes Gilkerson Smith repeated at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Dining Room of the Smithville Mansion.

Saturday, March 20, 2010 - Pinelands Panorama Bus Tour - An offering of the 21st annual Pinelands Short Course (sponsored by the N.J. Pinelands Commission and Burlington County College). A reprise of a bus tour Joe gave in 2006 through the 7 southernmost Pinelands counties of Burlington County. For details, click here. BUS TOUR SOLD OUT

Click here for a Brochure and application form for other programs associated with the 21st Annual Pinelands Short Course.

Monday, April 5, 2010 - "Pinelands Panorama" - 7:30 p.m. Southampton Historical Society, Old Town Hall, Plum St., Vincentown.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - County Historian Series: "Passport to Burlington County: 21 places to visit in your own back yard." 7:00 p.m. Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences / Mount Holly Library, 307 High Street, Mount Holly.

Saturday, April 17, 2010 - "William Penn and the Quaker Imprint on West Jersey" 2:00 p.m. Tuckerton Historical Society. Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum - Route 9.

Monday, May 3, 2010- Tour of Smithville. Agricultural Agents Association of New Jersey. 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010- County Historian Series: "Showcasing Burlington County's Unique Stained Glass Treasures" 7:00 p.m. Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences / Mount Holly Library, 307 High Street, Mount Holly. (Virtual tour)

Saturday, May 15, 2010 - New Views Tour: "Unique Stained Glass Windows of Burlington County". Narrated Bus Tour of churches and other structures with unique stained glass windows.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 - Medford Historical Society: "Historic One-Room School Houses of Burlington County" - 7:30 p.m. - Union St. Quaker Meeting House.

Saturday, June 19, 2010 - Juneteenth program to benefit the Beverly Free Library - Time to be announced: "Burlington County: Cradle of Emancipation - the vision, the determination, the legacy " - Illustrated Lecture at Beverly City School. Tentatively scheduled for Noon.

Thursday, July 29, 2010 -Pinelands Heritage Series. Dr. James Still, the Black Doctor of the Pines. The story of the Still Family of Shamong, with emphasis on Dr. James Still of Medford. Charity and Levin Still, as well as their other sons, William and Peter are also covered in the illustrated lecture. Sponsored by the Pinelands Preservation Alliance. 7:00 p.m. at Medford Friends Meeting House, Union St., Medford. Advance Reservations required. $10 per person payable at the door in cash or check. Contact PPA at 609-859-8860, X 12.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 - In Your Own Backyard: The County Passport to History Project - Burlington County Library System "New Programs" Committee. 2:00 p.m., County Library, Westampton.

Friday, August 27, 2010 - Burlington County - Crossroads of the American Revolution - 7:00 p.m. Mount Holly Library and Lyceum, 307 High St., Mt. Holly. Free and open to the public - Sponsored by the 912 Patriots of South Jersey.

Thursday, September 9, 2010 - Smithville Lyceum Series: Burlington County and the Civil War. (A Civil War Sesquicentennial project) 7:00 p.m. - Billiard Room of the Smithville Mansion, Smithville Park, Eastampton.

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - Walking Tour of Paradise Hill (Mill St.) Vincentown.

Monday, September 27, 2010 - Evesham Historical Sciety: "Evesham and Marlton - Gateway to Burlington County History " - 7:00 p.m. - The Gibson House.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - Mount Holly Historical Society - Annual Meeting: "Burlington County: Crossroads of the American Revolution." - 6:30 p.m. - Milano Modo by Lamberti, 1643 Rt. 38, Mount Holly.

Saturday, October 9, 2010 - Celebrating Christopher Columbus - Tavistock Country Club. 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the 1st Colony Mayflower Descendants.

Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 63rd Annual John Woolman Lecture - "John Woolman: Son of Burlington County; Conscience of Quakerism." - Medford Leas Auditorium, Route 70, Medford. 2:00 p.m. - Sponsored by the John Woolman Memorial Association

Monday, October 11, 2010 - Guided tour of Smithville Village - For Twinning visitors to Evesham, NJ from Evesham, England. - 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 - Smithville Lyceum Series: "Quaker Meeting Houses of Burlington County" - 7:00 p.m. - Billiard Room of the Smithville Mansion, Smithville Park, Eastampton.

Saturday, October 16, 2010 - "Burlington County: Crossroads of the American Revolution" - 2:00 p.m. Tuckerton Historical Society. Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum - Route 9.

Sunday, October 17, 2010 - Main Speaker: 250th Anniversary of the Mt. Laurel Quaker Meeting House.

Saturday, October 23, 2010 - "John Woolman, Man of Conscience" Living Hiistory Performance by American Historical Theater. Moderator of post-performance panel on John Woolman - Westampton: Peachfield, Burrs Road. 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - "William Penn and the Quaker Influence on West Jersey" - Medford Historical Society. 7:30 p.m. - Medford Quaker Meeting House, Union St., Medford.

Saturday, November 6, 2010 - Historic One Room School Houses - Self-Guided Tour. Sponsored by Peachfield. Docent at Billy K. Haines Schoolhouse, Race St., Southampton. 10 to 4.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 - Smithville Lyceum Series: "Burlington County Trivia: Unusual Persons, Places and Events". 7:00 p.m. - Billiard Room of the Smithville Mansion, Smithville Park, Eastampton.

Friday, November 12, 2010 - Burlington County Honors its Veterans - Mansfield Historical Society Veteranj's Dinner - Town and Country Restaurant, Rts. 206/130, Bordentown. 10:30 a.m.

COMPLETED LECTURES - 2009

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 - "Historic One-Room School Houses of Burlington County" - Springfield Historical Society - Muncipal Bulding - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 - Burlington County: Crossroads of the American Revolution. Hainesport Seniors - 100 Broad St., Hainesport. - 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 1, 2009 - Burlington County's Historic Schoolhouses. Peachfield, 180 Burrs Road, Westampton. - 2:00 p.m. - $5.00 admission .

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 - "Notable Women of Burlington County." - AAUW of Willingboro. - Burlington County Library - 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - "Veterans Tribute: Burlington County's Memorials and Understanding D-Day" - Mount Holly Historical Society - St. Andrew's Parish Hall - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 21, 2009 - Women's History Month Lecture and Tour. Sponsored by the Burlington County Office of Cultural Affairs and Tourism. Lecture at Smithville by Joe Laufer; Self-guided tour to include Paulsdale (Alice Paul); Underground RR Museum (Charity Still); Peachfield (Keziah Burr Howell and Varina Howell Davis); Bordentown (Clara Barton & Patience Lovell Wright) and Vincentown (Mary Irick Drexel). Lectures repeated at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in Dining Room of the Smithville Mansion.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - "William Penn and the Quaker Imprint on West Jersey" - The New Jersey Society of Pennsylvania. Tavistock Country Club. 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - "Historic African-American Sites of Burlington County." -County Historian Series - Burlington County Library, Woodlane Road, Westampton, NJ. - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 - "Notable Women of Burlington County." - Haddonfield DAR - Springdale Farms, Springdale Road, Cherry Hill - 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 9, 2009 - "Quaker Meeting Houses of Burlington County." Haddonfield Questers - Private Home - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 - "Historic One-Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County" - Lumberton along the Rancocas.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - "Hezekiah Smith, the man: relationships, politics, impact." - Historical Siociety - Gaunt House, Main St., Lumberton - 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - "The Rancocas by Land " (a preview of the New Views Bus Tour scheduled for May 16). - County Historian Series - Burlington County Library, Woodlane Road, Westampton, NJ. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 - New Views Tour: "The Rancocas by Land". Narrated Bus Tour of Venues
County Historian Series - Burlington County Library, Woodlane Road, Westampton, NJ. - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 - "Historic Quaker Meeting Houses of Burlington County". Senior Citizen Group, Lord Of Life Lutheran Church, Medford. 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 27, 2009 - "Burlington County, Crossroads of the American Revolution" - Sons of the American Revolution. West Deptford Library, West Deptford, NJ - 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 28, 2009 - "200th Anniversary of Cropwell Meeting, Evesham". Location: in a tent on the Meeting House grounds, Cropwell Rd., Evesham. 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - "Pinelands Panorama - Sites for a self-guided tour" - Medford Historical Society. Union St. Friends Meeting House, Medford. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 - "The People, Places and Stories of Historic Vincentown." Smithville Lyceum Series. Billiard Room, Smithville Mansion. 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 2, 2009 - "Steamboating on the Delaware and its Tributaries" - Moorestown Friday Nighters - Moorestown Presbyterian Church - 7:45 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - "Burlington County's Still Family: A Story of Survival, Service and Success." Smithville Lyceum Series. Billiard Room, Smithville Mansion. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - "Burlington County's Military Cemeteries, Memorials, and Monuments" Smithville Lyceum Series. Billiard Room, Smithville Mansion. 7:30 p.m.

Monday, November 9, 2009 - "Pinelands Panorama " Tabernacle Boy Scouts Troop 439. Tabernacle Rescue Squad - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 - "Filming of the Dr. James Still Documentary" - Pinelands Heritage Forum. Eagle Theater, Hammonton. 8:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.

Monday, November 16, 2009 - "Dr. James Still and the Still Family". Indian Mills Historical Society. Shamong Town Hall, Stokes Rd. and Willow Grove Rd., Shamong. 7:30 p.m.

COMPLETED LECTURES - 2008

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - "The Shroud of Turin" - St. Francis Center for Spirituality, Staten Island, New York - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - "Burlington County - Crossroads of the American Revolution" - Willingboro Friendship Guild - JFK Center, Willingboro - 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - "Rancocas Creek: Waterway to Burlington County History." - New Jersey Questers. Private home: Moorestown - 12:45 p.m.

Thursday, April 3, 2008 - "Company Towns of Burlington County" - County Historian Series at the Burlington County Library - Westampton, NJ - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - "Notable Women of Burlington County." - National Council of Jewish Women. Temple Adath Emanu-el, 205 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel - 12:00 noon.

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - Law Day program at Historic Mt. Holly Court House. Premier of video on the Court House and symposium on famous court cases heard there. - 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, May 1, 2008 - "Literary Burlington County " - County Historian Series at the Burlington County Library - Westampton, NJ - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 10, 2008 - "Literary Burlington County" - Commentary on Bus Tour of significant literary sites in Burlington County (Annual New Views tour sponsored by Office of Cultural Affairs and Tourism). See "New Views Art & Tours".

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - "The Rancocas Creek: Waterway to Burlington County History" - Lumberton Leas Night Outers, Lumberton, NJ - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - "Significant People and Places of Vincentown" - Literary Society of LeisureTowne - 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 29, 2008 - "Burlington County: Crossroads of the American Revolution " - County Historian Series at the Burlington County Library - Westampton, NJ - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 - Tour of Pemberton Borough as part of "Paddle, Talk and Walk" program - 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, August 9, 2008 - Tour of Smithville Park as part of "Paddle, Talk and Walk" program - 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, August 30, 2008 - Tour of Mt. Holly as part of the "Paddle, Talk and Walk" program - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - "The Rancocas Creek, Waterway to Burlington County History." - Smithville Lyceum Series - Smithville Mansion - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - "Historic One-Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County" - Bordentown Historical Society. Headquarters on Farnsworth Ave. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 3, 2008 - "William Penn and the Quaker Imprent on West Jersey". - Moorestown Friday Nighters - Presbyterian Church, Moorestown - 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, October 4, 2008 - "Burlington County: Crossroads of the American Revolution" - Mayflower Society - Carlucci's Restaurant, Mt. Laurel - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - "The Rancocas Creek, Waterway to Burlington County History." - Mansfield-Springfield Seniors - Jacksonville Community Center - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - "Hezekiah B. Smith: Relationships, Politics and Impact." - Smithville Lyceum Series - Smithville Mansion - 7:00 p.m.

Monday, October 20, 2008 - "Historic One Room School Houses of Burlington County" - Indian Mills Historical Society - Shamong Municipal Building. 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - D-Day; Burlington County Military Monuments - Mount Holly Historical Society - St. Andrew's Church Hall, High St., Mt. Holly - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 - "Historic One-Room School Houses of Burlington County" - Burlington County Library - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - "William Penn and the Quaker Imprint on West Jersey." - Smithville Lyceum Series - Smithville Mansion - 7:00 p.m.

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COMPLETED LECTURES - 2007

Tuesday, January 9, 2007 - "Notable Women of Burlington County" - American Association of University Women - Medford Chapter - Union Street Quaker Meeting House, Medford. 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 - "One Room School Houses of Burlington County" - Delta Kappa Gamma (Women Educators) at Buddtown - 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdayday, January 17, 2007 - "Company Towns of Burlington County" - Questers of Medford, (Private Home - Oakwood Section) - 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, January 20, 2007 - "The Rancocas Creek - Waterway to Burlington County History" - Medford and Medford Leas Seniors - Medford Leas - 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - "Company Towns of Burlington County" Medford and Medford Leas Seniors - Medford Leas - 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - "The Relief Fire Company of Mt. Holly: From Britannia to Fire Museum" - County Historian Series - Burlington County Library, Westampton - 7:00 p.m.

Monday, March 5, 2007 - "One Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County" - Southampton Historical Society - Olde Town Hall, Plum Street, Vincentown - 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - "William Penn and West Jersey " - Haddonfield DAR - Springdale Farms, Springdale Roal, Camden Co.- 1:00 p.m.

Friday, March 16, 2007 - "The Rancocas Creek - Waterway to Burlington County History" - Military Veterans of LeisureTowne - Laurel Hall, LeisureTowne, Southampton. 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 17, 2007 - Walking tour of Hanover St., Pemberton as a part of the Paddle and Walk event (Canoe nature trail from BCC to Pemberton Boro, then guided tour of Hanover St. from Scotts to Train Museum with Joe narrating.

Saturday, March 24, 2007 - Walking tour of Smithville Village as a part of the Paddle and Walk event (Canoe nature trail from Pemberton to Smithville, then tour the gournds with Joe narrating).

Thursday, March 28, 2007 - "The Jack Allen Early Country Living Museum" - Mount Holly Lions Club - Charlie's Other Brother, Eastampton. 6:45 p.m. (members)

Saturday, March 30, 2007 - BurLink Bus tour of Mt. Holly as part of the Paddle and Walk event (Canoe nature trail from Smithville to Mt. Holly, then tour Mt. Holly via bus from Mill Dam Park via Pine, Mill and High Sts. to the Old Court House with Joe narrating).

Thursday, April 5, 2007 - "The Holy Shroud of Turin" - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Chester Ave., Moorestown - Senior Group - 1:00 p.m. (members)

Thursday, April 5, 2007 - "Sculptures, Monuments & Memorials of Burlington County" - Sites Chosen for New Views VI Art Project and Tour - County Historian Series - Burlington County Library, Westampton - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 3, 2007 - "The Rancocas Creek - Waterway to History" - Medford Historical Society. Friends Meeting Hall, Union St., Medford. 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 12, 2007 - "Sculptures, Monuments & Memorials of Burlington County" - New Views VI Bus Tour.

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - "Navigating Burlington County - Steamboating on the Delaware and its Tributaries" - County Historian Series - Burlington County Library, Westampton. 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007 - "Company Towns of Burlington County " - Moorestown Y's Men's Club - Moorestown Community Center, 12:00 noon.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - "Christopher Columbus - 515 years later" - South Jersey Dental Society - Tavistock Country Club - 8:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 - "Christopher Columbus - 515 years later" - Holiday Village, Mount Laurel - Community Center - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 - "The Rancocas Creek: Waterway to Burlington County History" - Lumberton Historical Society - Community Building - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 1, 2007 - "Quaker Meeting Houses of Burlington County" - Owl's Club of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Moorestown. - 1:00 p.m.

 

COMPLETED LECTURES - 2006

Saturday, February 25, 2006 - 6:30 p.m. - "A Brief History of Eastampton Twp. - 125thAnniversary Banquet - Charlie's Other Brother.

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 - 1:30 p.m. - "Black History Sites in Burlington County" - Willingboro Senior's Club - JFK Center, Willingboro -

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - "A Country Living Museum for Burlington County - The Jack Allen Museum, Vincentown" - 7:00 p.m. at Burlington County Library, Westampton. County Historian Series.

Wednesday, April 5, 2006 - "A Country Living Museum for Burlington County - The Jack Allen Museum, Vincentown" - 12:00 noon at Charlie's Other Brother, Eastampton. Mount Holly Rotary Club.

Thursday, April 6, 2006 - "Pinelands Panorama - Burlington County's 7 southernmostMunicipalities" - 7:00 p.m. at Burlington County Library, Westampton. County Historian Series

Monday, April 10, 2006 - "Burlington County's Company Towns" - 7:30 p.m. - Leisuretowne History Club, Southampton.

Thursday, April 13, 2006 - "Smithville: The Gem of Burlington County's Company Towns" - 2:00 p.m. at Cater2U, Mt. Laurel. Willingboro Women's Club.

Thursday, May 18, 2006 - "Artist for a Democracy: Emanuel Leutze" - 7:00 p.m. at Burlington County Library, Westampton. County Historian Series.

Saturday, June 3, 2006 - "Historic Towns Along the Rancocas" - Rancocas Conservancy - Keynote Speaker. Burlington County College, Pemberton, NJ - 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006 - "Smithville, Gem of Burlington County's Company Towns" - Mount Laurel Historical Society. Farmers Hall, Mount Laurel. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 21, 2006- "Historic Towns Along the Rancocas" - Westampton Historical Society - Westampton Community Center, Rancocas, NJ. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006 - "Smithville, Gem of Burlington County's Company Towns - Mount Laurel Historical Society. Farmers Hall, Mount Laurel. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 21, 2006- "Historic Towns Along the Rancocas" - Westampton Historical Society - Westampton Community Center, Rancocas, NJ. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 22, 2006 - Guided Tours of Historic Mt. Holly - 11, 11:45 and 12:30 - In conjunction with Mt. Holly-Smithville Grand Prix and Music Festival.

Saturday, August 19, 2006 - Guided Tour of Pemberton Boro - 11:30 - In conjunction with Paddle and Walk Project.

Saturday, August 26, 2006 - Guided Tour of Smithville Park - 11:30 - In conjunction with Paddle and Walk Project.

Thursday, September 7, 2006 - "It began with the Quakers - Religion in Burlington County" - Seniors Club - Holy Eucharist Church, Tabernacle, NJ - 1:15 p.m.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006- "Historic Towns Along the Rancocas" - Mount Holly Historical Society - Annual Meeting- Special Services School, Westampton- 6:30 p.m.

Friday, October 13, 2006 - "The Jack Allen Memorial Early Country Museum" - Buddtown Baptist Church, Southampton - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 20, 2006 - "Quaker Meeting Houses of Burlington County" - NJ State Fire Conference Spouses Program - Mt. laurel Quaker Meeting - 10:00 a.m.

COMPLETED LECTURES - 2005

Thursday, March 3, 2005 - "Notable Women of Burlington County" - 7 PM at Burlington County Library, Westampton. County Historian Series.

Sunday, March 13, 2005 - "Notable Women of Burlington County" - 12:30 and 3:30 PM at Smithville Mansion, Eastampton. Cultural and Heritage Commission's Women's History Month Program.

Wednesday, April 13, 2005 - "Notable Women of Burlington County" - 7 PM at Smithville Mansion, Eastampton. Meeting of Home Economics Professionals.

Thursday, April 21 - "William Penn and the Quaker Influence in Burlington County" - 7 PM - Burlington County Library - American Association of University Women.

Sunday, April 24, 2005 - Town of Roebling's 100th Anniversary - Roebling Elementary School Auditorium - "Roebling, Burlington County's Fourth and Last Company Town" -2:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 14, 2005 - New Views IV Tour Your Town - "Historic School Houses and Fire Houses of Burlington County" - "On Bus" Tour Guide and Lecturer for all day bus tour sponsored by the Burlington County Culture and Heritage Department.

Monday, May 23, 2005 - Rutgers University New Professor Orientation - Bus Tour - "On Bus" Tour Guide for towns of Roebling, Burlington and Willingboro. 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, May 26, 2005 - "One Room School Houses of Burlington County" - 7 PM at Burlington County Library. Burlington County Historian Series.

Sunday, June 12, 2005 - Tours of Smithville - 12 and 2 PM. Smithville Park - as a part of Earth Fair, 2005.Thursday, June 16, 2005 - Seneca High School - First Commencement. Welcome and Installation of Charter Alumni to Sneca H.S. Alumni Association. - 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 25, 2005 - "William Penn and the Quaker Influence on New Jersey" - Sons of the American Revolution. West Deptford Towsnship Free Public Library, West Deptford, New Jersey. 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 25, 2005 - "Historic Company Towns of Burlington County" - Whitesbog Blueberry Festival - 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 1, 2005 - "The Jack Allen Memorial Country Living Museum" - 7:30 PM at Kirby's Mill, Medford. Medford Historical Society.

Friday, September 15, 2005 - "Smithville, Gem of Burlington County's Company Towns" - 1:00 p.m. - Leisuretowne. Veteran's Club.

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - "Notable Women of Burlington County" - 10:30 AM at Smithville Mansion. Questers of Southern New Jersey.

Friday, October 7, 2005 - "Smithville: Gem of Burlington County's Company Towns" - 7 PM at Moorestown Presbyterian Church. First Friday Club.

Thursday, October 13, 2005 - "Historic One Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County" - 7:00 PM at the Garden State Diner. Wrightstown Rotary.

Thursday, October 20, 2005 - "Christopher Columbus: His Catholicism and his Franciscanism" - 7 PM at Holy Eucharist Church, Tabernacle, NJ. - Knights of Columbus

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - "The Jack Allen Memorial Country Living Museum" - 7:30 PM at Medford Lakes Country Club, Medford Lakes. Vincentown-Medford Rotary Club.

Tuesday, December 6, 2005 - "Historic One Room Schoolhouses of Burlington County" - 6 PM at the Olde York Country Club - Northern Burlington County Boards of Education (Chesterfield, Mansfield, North Hanover, Northern Burlington, Springfield).

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LIST OF COMPLETED LECTURES BY YEAR SINCE 2000

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