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Woodbridge Township Visitor Map This is a web-based, interactive map application designed to illustrate historic sites and points of interest in Woodbridge Township.
The Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission is proud to announce the recipient of the first annual historic house plaque program as Dr. Silverman of 123 Green Street, Woodbridge, NJ. The plaque is awarded in recognition of the owner's continued preservation of a notable building. (see House Plaques page for full article)
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 -- Annual 7th Grade HPC Essay Awards Reception
Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm; Location: Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge
Ceremony begins promptly at 7:00pm with light refreshments to follow. All are welcome to attend and hear the winning essays read by one student from each of the township middle schools and one from the parochial schools. This year's essay was based on the Edgar Hill section of the Township. Students were asked to develop an essay on the following topic: “Using the historic newspapers, cite at least 4 different examples of sports and recreation taking place in Woodbridge Township from 1900 to 1950.”
The mission of the Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission shall be to carry out advisory, educational, and informational functions to promote historic preservation in the Township; prepare a survey of historic sites of the Township; make recommendations to the Planning Board on the historic preservation plan and the implications for preservation of historic sites; advise the Planning Board and the Board of Adjustment on applications for development; and advise the Planning Board of the inclusion of historic sites in the recommended improvement program.
Beginning in 2009, the Historic
Preservation Commission, with a grant from the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, began a program of developing brochures which outline the historic sites in Woodbridge. Beginning with Woodbridge proper, the Commission has completed three tours and is currently in the process of the fourth. Tour brochures are available in a variety of locations throughout the township and may be viewed or downloaded on this site.
Dolores Capraro Gioffre, Chair
Brenda Yori Velasco, Township Historian
Our Mission: “To inform,
Woodbridge Township, New Jersey
Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue until adjournment.