Meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue until adjournment.
Woodbridge Township, New Jersey
Dolores Capraro Gioffre, Chair
Brenda Yori Velasco, Township Historian
Our Mission: “To inform,
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
Congratulations to our 2019 7th grade Historic Essay contest winners!
Read the winning essays by clicking the below name links.
Monday, October 28, 2019 -- Ghosts and Legends with Jeff Belanger presented by the Historical Association of Woodbridge Township (HAWT)
Time: 7:00pm; Location: Avenel Performing Arts Center (APAC), 150 Avenel Street, Avenel, 07001
Award winning and Emmy nominated host, writer, and producer of the New England Legends Series on PBS, Jeff Belanger is a noted speaker and author of more than a dozen books on legends and paranormal phenomena. A natural born storyteller, he captures believers and skeptics with his spooky tales.
Due to limited seating, tickets are required and will be distributed on a first order basis. Visit HAWT's Facebook page for ticket link.
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.