Sourland Conservancy’s Upcoming Events

Posted on September 28, 2015

Twelve Theories of Who Kidnapped the Lindbergh Baby – Friday, October 2  The lecture will reveal photos and information rarely or never seen by the public – presented by Jim Davidson.   Mr. Davidson coauthored The New Jersey’s Lindbergh Kidnapping and Trial  with Mark Falzini, archivist of the NJ State Police Museum. Hopewell Train Station 7-9pm Suggested donation $5.00 Advance registration is not required. Contact lcleveland@sourland.org or visit the Events page at http://www.sourland.org for additional information.

 

African American History in the Sourlands and Hopewell Valley – Thursday, October 8  Learn about African American history in the region from the late 17th Century through today. This fascinating presentation will include a display of artifacts as well as a taste of traditional African American food and song from the Sourlands – presented by Beverly Mills and Elaine Buck of the Stoutsburg Association Board. Hopewell Train Station 7-9pm Suggested donation $5.00 Advance registration is not required. Contact lcleveland@sourland.org or visit the Events page at http://www.sourland.org for additional information.

 

Geological History of the Sourlands – Thursday, October 15  The geological history of the Sourlands and geologic influence on flora and fauna – presented by Gail M. Ashley, professor at Rutgers University in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.  Ms. Ashley holds a B.S. and M.S., University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.  Dr. Ashley’s research is field-based and she has worked in areas ranging from the poles to the equator (Antarctica, Alaska, Canada, U.K., Ireland, New England, New Jersey and East Africa).  Hopewell Train Station 7-9pm Suggested donation $5.00 Advance registration is not required. Contact lcleveland@sourland.org or visit the Events page at http://www.sourland.org for additional information.

 

Redware Pottery in the Sourlands – Thursday, October 22   From at least the second decade of the 19th century until around 1880, the manufacture of utilitarian redware pottery was carried on within a relatively confined and isolated area on Sourland Mountain in Hillsborough Township, Somerset County.    Most of the Sourland Mountain manufacturing sites appear to be undisturbed and worthy of preservation for future research – presented by Richard Hunter.  Mr. Hunter holds a Ph.D. in geography from Rutgers University, an MA in archaeological science from Bradford University, England, and a BA in archaeology and geography from Birmingham University, England. Hopewell Train Station 7-9pm Suggested donation $5.00 Advance registration is not required. Contact lcleveland@sourland.org or visit the Events page at http://www.sourland.org for additional information.

 

Environmental Poetry Reading and DiscussionThursday, November 5  Princeton poet and activist, Daniel Harris, will read from his environmentalist poems together with a group discussion of the poems and their values/implications, including Q & A. Mr. Harris will donate half of profits from sales of any of his books to Sourland Conservancy. Mr. Harris has published two books of poetry, Loose Parlance (2008) and Random Unisons (2013) and several works of literary criticism, as well as individual poems in numerous national poetry magazines.  Professor Emeritus of English at Rutgers University. Hopewell Train Station 7-9pm Suggested donation $5.00 Advance registration is not required. Contact lcleveland@sourland.org or visit the Events page at http://www.sourland.org for additional information.

 

Source: Sourland Conservancy