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
Congratulations to our 2019 7th grade Historic Essay contest winners!
Read the winning essays by clicking the below name links.
Saturday, September 14, 2019 (Rain date - Sept 15) -- NJ State History Fair, "Spirit of the Jerseys"
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Location: Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan, 07726
Join us at our history tent to support Woodbridge Township's 1669 heritage/350th anniversary at scenic Monmouth Battlefield.
*Parking donation of $10 per vehicle requested*
Visit the website for more info: www.NJHistoryFair.org
Monday, September 23, 2019 -- "The Importance to Remember & Celebrate," keynote speaker Timothy Hart, President of the League of Historical Societies. Join HAWT in celebrating the 350th anniversary of Woodbridge Township with music and readings.
Time: 7:00pm; Location: Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 600 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge (Refreshments to follow in Fellowship Hall)
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.
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.