Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue until adjournment.
Dolores Capraro Gioffre, Chair
Brenda Yori Velasco, Township Historian
Our Mission: “To inform,
Woodbridge Township, New Jersey
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.
Latest News & Updates
Announcing Our Latest Historic Tour Brochure!
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm; Location: East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway, 08854
Text CULTURE to 56512 for more details.
Sunday, May 19, 2019 -- "The Old Neighborhood: Down Memory Lane-Colonia"
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm; Location: Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge
Township Historian Brenda Velasco will lead a group interview of Dan D'Arcy, Glenn Morgan and Georgean Sutter Pichalski and Ray Zirpolo. Each person will share their recollections of growing up in Colonia from the 1940s to the 1960s. After the group discussion, light refreshments will be served.
Monday, May 20, 2019 -- Farming in the Millstone Valley: Past and Present, a new 38 minute documentary film
co-written by Jessie Havens, Judy Peters and Brad Fay, screened at the 2019 Garden State Film Festival,
hosted by the Historical Association of Woodbridge Township (HAWT)
Time: 7:00pm; Location: Fellowship Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 600 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge
Download the program flyer
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.