ANNUAL MEMBERS & AWARDS CEREMONY
at First Baptist Peddie Memorial Church
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
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