Meetings / Events

WOODLAND TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Commemorative marking the 75th anniversary of the wreck of the Blue Comet train which occurred here in 1939, was successfully held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Chatsworth. Speakers presented to a standing-room only crowd throughout the day in the hall at the Municipal Building while displays were available for viewing at the White Horse Inn where Blue Comet enthusiasts shared their knowledge of this "deluxe" train that traveled between Jersey City and Atlantic City journeying through our own Pine Barrens. An historical marker along the railroad tracks near the intersection of Routes 563 and 532 was unveiled and will take its place among a total of eleven markers throughout the town on an historical walking tour.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Woodland Township Historical Society will be held in July, 2015. Stay tuned for more details.


WTHS recently presented an award to a graduating eighth grade student at the Chatsworth School for outstanding achievement in Social Studies.

 

  
 
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 Upcoming Events
WTHS will participate in the memorial celebration at the Carranza Memorial on July 11, 2015 by presenting a wreath from the society.

WTHS will once again be represented at the
Burlington County Farm Fair in the History Tent from July 14 - 19, 2015 at the Fairgrounds in Columbus, NJ.