In accordance with the statute requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act, C.10:4-8 (d), listed below are the regularly scheduled
meetings of the Historic Preservation Commission of the Township of Woodbridge for 2019.  Location of each meeting is listed.


Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue until adjournment. 

  • January 4, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • February 1, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • March 1, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • April 5, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • May 3, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • June 7, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • July 26, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • August—None
  • September 6, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • October 4, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • November 1, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge
  • December 6, 2019—Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge




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Latest News & Updates 

Announcing Our Latest Historic Tour Brochure!

View/Download Tour Brochure ​Volume X, The Revolution: War Comes to Woodbridge

Resource List for Tour Brochure Vol. X, The Revolution: War Comes to Woodbridge

Slide show for 10th Annual Tour, The Revolution: War Comes to Woodbridge


Upcoming Events

​Wednesday, May 29, 2019 -- 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.


Saturday, June 1, 2019 -- Woodbridge Township 350th Anniversary Celebration & Festival

Time: 10:00am-9:00pm; Location: Merrill Park, Fairview Avenue, Colonia, 07067

Join the HPC at our history tent to view remastered, vintage footage of Woodbridge Township's historic moments.

Download the event flyer


Saturday, June 15, 2019 -- Father's Day Vintage Baseball Game & Concert, presented by Middlesex County Office of Arts & History
Time: 12:00pm-5:30pm; Location: East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway, 08854
Text CULTURE to 56512 for more details.

Download the event flyer


​​Our Mission
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.​​

Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission

Woodbridge Township, New Jersey

Chartered 1669

Historic Markers

In 2008, the Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission began  placing Historic Markers on the various sites of historical significance in Woodbridge Township.  The program continues to recognize a number of sites each year, according to the funding available. 


Historic Tour Brochures

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.


Commissioners

Dolores Capraro Gioffre, Chair

Courtney Lowry, Vice- Chair/Treasurer
Kathy Jost-Keating, Secretary
Bruce Christensen
Wendi Rottweiler
Daniel D'Arcy
Jane Sinnott

Miguel Martin, Jr.

Frank Pelzman, Jr.
Alternates: Martin Genser, Kevin Rossi
Audrey LaPenta, Liaison, Historical Association of Woodbridge Township

​Brenda Yori Velasco, Township Historian


Our Mission: “To inform, 

educate advise and guide public officials and the community at large as an 
advocate for the preservation of the rich history of Woodbridge 
Township”


Our Vision: “Public officials 
and the Woodbridge community at large will understand the rich historical 
heritage of the community and become engaged in preserving 
it.”