South Orange Train Station Centennial Celebration
October 1, 2016
Sloan Street is being shut down for a roaring twenties party! On October 1, 2016, celebrate our architectural gem of a train station and the rail service that changed our town and this region forever.
– Live swing band and dancers
– Delectable appetizers and desserts
– Cash bar with beer, wine and a signature Centennial Cocktail
– Historic look back through time!
Tickets are $25 online ($30 at the door)
Net proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Fund for South Orange Station for plantings, lighting replacement and installation of art / murals to celebrate our history. If you can’t attend, donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated!
Special thanks to all of our generous sponsors including: EEA Industries, Keller Williams Mid-Town Direct Realty, The Hub, Sym Heller Development and Management, Realty Management Systems, Affiliated Management, 4 Elbows, LLC, eventage, Matthew Peyton Photography, Third & Valley, Above Restaurant & Bar and NJ TRANSIT
Montrose Park Historic District Association will be holding its House Tour on October 15, 2016.
Autumn in Montrose Park
Historic House Tour
Visit www.mphda.org for more details
South Orange NJ August 25, 2016
On Saturday, October 15, the Montrose Park Historic District Association (MPHDA) will hold its historic house tour, Autumn in Montrose Park. MPHDA has selected six beautiful historic homes that will be open from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Homes on the tour include a circa 1900 Tudor, an 1870 Italianate-style and a 1915 stucco Arts & Crafts. President Maureen Gammon says, “We are very excited that our neighbors will open their unique homes. Our home owners have incorporated the historic architecture with modern conveniences in vintage wrappings to accommodate today’s lifestyles.”
Tour tickets are available online at MPHDA.org at $35 (members – $30) and at Mountain Train Station on the day of the tour at $40 (members – $35). Sam Joseph of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services is the Presenting Sponsor. We look forward to seeing you in Montrose Park on Saturday, October 15. For more information, visit www.mphda.org.
About South Orange Historical and Preservation Society
Since its formation in 1986 through the present, SOHPS has supported historic preservation and education efforts.
Our current primary objectives:
- Developing outreach programs to all the businesses, historical societies, churches, schools and universities within South Orange
and the surrounding areas.
- Developing educational programs of historic significance for our local communities, libraries
and school curricula and educational environments
- Preservation of significant historic structures, including the historic buildings and
districts on the National and State Historic Registers
- Increasing membership and membership participation in all events and SOHPS activities.
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