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Nominations Open for 2024-2025 Society Year

17 June 2024

At the Annual Meeting on Friday, June 21st many positions in the Society are up for election.

Officers — One year term

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Corresponding Secretary
  • Recording Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Curator
  • Assistant Curator

Three Directors which will each serve a three year term.

Three Trustees which will each serve a two year term.

Two members of the Nominating Committee which will each serve a one year term.

Any member wishing to run or to nominate another member should contact the Nominating Committee Chairman, John Kozimbo, at jckoz@msn.com.

 

 

 

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Osborn Cannonball House Museum Open June 2nd

29 May 2024

All are invited to attend the 2024 opening of the Osborn Cannonball House Museum on Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 from 2pm to 4pm.

The museum display will feature antique Edwardian clothing from the museum’s vast antique clothing collection.

Costumed docents will be available to give tours of the c.1750 house and will share with you the story of the Osborn Family, the two Revolutionary War Soldiers who grew up in the house, and other stories of this important, early Scotch Plains family. You will also hear how the house became known to the community as the “Cannonball House.”

The museum is located at 1840 Front Street, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.  Admission to the museum is free, but donations are always welcome.

For more information email Info@HistoricalSocietySPFNJ.org or call 908-322-6700 Extension 230.

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SPFHS History Club Fundraiser May 11th

3 May 2024
The History Club of The Scotch Plains/Fanwood High School is sponsoring a fundraiser on behalf of the Osborn Cannonball House Museum, at 1840 Front Street in Scotch Plains, across the street from the Stage House Restaurant, on Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Presidents and founders of the SPFHS History Club, Spencer Martin and Max Nicholson, encourage everyone to show support for the SPF Community to help ensure that its history is preserved for future generations to enjoy. The History Club members will be raising money to assist with the costs of restoration of the museum.
 
For those interested in visiting the c.1750 building, there will be tours of the museum given by docents dressed in 18th-century attire. There will also be 18th-century games and a craft for children to make and take home.
 
Please come out and visit the Osborn Cannonball House Museum and experience an extraordinary example of an 18th-century home.
 
Step back in time at the Osborn House and see, hear, and feel what life was like for an 18th Century Scotch Plains family. We hope to see you there!

For more information email Info@HistoricalSocietySPFNJ.org or call 908-322-6700 Extension 230.

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