ANNUAL MEMBERS & AWARDS CEREMONY

at First Baptist Peddie Memorial Church


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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

Highlights include:

2017 CummingsAwardee:

Linda B. Forgosh,for her efforts to research, showcaseand preserve Newark’s history.Author of Louis Bamberger –Department Store Innovator andPhilanthropist.

2017 Dust Awardee:

First Peddie BaptistMemorial Church,Organized in 1801, initial serviceswere held in a school house on SouthBroad St. Completed in 1890, thepresent structure was funded by a giftfrom Thomas B. Peddie, a Scottishimmigrant, businessman and philanthropistwho served as Mayor ofNewark and as a member of Congress.


We will also have copies our most recent publication on hand or, you may visit our shop to purchase: “Newark Landmark Treasures” published on the occasion of the 350th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Newark, New Jersey.  It is a well-researched work compiled by NPLC’s Mark W. Gordon and Anthony Schuman, with photos by Matthew Gosser. Please visit our shop to purchase a copy: http://www.newarklandmarks.org/shop

Admission free, donations welcomed

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