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,
Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue until adjournment.
Woodbridge Township, New Jersey
Latest News & Updates:
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)
Sunday, May 20, 2018 -- The Old Neighborhood: Down Memory Lane-Avenel
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm; Location: Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge
Download the program flyer
Township Historian Brenda Velasco will lead a group interview of Joseph Frame, Ted Pichalski and Barbara Kuzniak White. Each person will share their recollections of growing up in Avenel during the 1940s to the 1960s. After the group discussion, light refreshments will be served.
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.