Historical Society Holds Apple Festival, General Meeting

12032133_1200070260019351_3185870248582632228_nThe Pennsauken Historical Society will host its annual apple festival at the historic Burrough-Dover House, 9201 Burrough-Dover Ln., on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy apple pie and ice cream, as well as coffee and water under the shade of the old oak trees. Get acquainted the docents for a guided tour of the interior of the home and the nostalgia museum. Walk down the south branch of the Pennsauken Creek on the nature trail.

There is no fee for parking or admission to the house or grounds. Bring family and friends. Experience how our past citizens made their lives in Pennsauken a memorable time.

General Meeting On September 22

The public is invited to attend the annual meeting of the Pennsauken Historical Society, held on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pennsauken Free Public Library, 5605 N. Crescent Blvd., to vote for the officers of the committee for the upcoming year. Those members who are elected will have the honor to serve on the executive board of the Pennsauken Historical Committee and represent the Township of Pennsauken.

This year the Historical Society is honored to have Robert Shinn and Kevin Cook, authors of the book “Along the Cooper River,” as guest speakers. This will be a very interesting and educational evening for all those attending. They will have their book available for purchase.

There will be light refreshment for all attending this important meeting.

50th Anniversary Thank Yous

The Pennsauken Historical Society wishes to thank Mayor Rick Taylor, the Pennsauken Fire Department, the 12th N.J. Civil War re-enactors, Holman Recondition Motors, and Father William Moore. Their gracious time and effort helped make our 50th Anniversary of the Pennsauken Historical Society a wonderful and successful day. The Historical Society also wants to thank all those who came out to enjoy the day and for the dedication of the Joseph E. Fitzpatrick Nostalgia Museum.

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