Pennsylvania Downtown Association Presentation on Board Role in Fundraising

Thanks for attending the Presenation in Reading PA on Tues Sept 14 at 1:30 PM where we talked about the Board's role in Fundraisin Here are the 10 handouts mentioned 1.Sample Board application form 2.Board officer job descriptions 3.Mills 50 Orlando Board expectations 4.2018 Siloam Springs AR Board contract 5.Sample board contract Washington State 6.Recruiting new Board members MS Story of the week 7.Sample Give and get or get off policy 8.2 Joan Garry articles about Give, Get, Get...

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Camden Heritage Tourism Kiosk Unveiled

On August 12. 2021 the City of Camden held a press conference to unveil the new City of Camden Heritage Tourism Interactive Touch Screen Kiosk in the lobby of City Hall Camden.  We got excellent press from WHYY and Channel 10 news.  See the videos here.  Camden Unveils Interactive Mural At City Hall Highlighting Historically Significant People, Places And Events – CBS Philly (cbslocal.com)  With a digital mural, Camden wants to draw history buffs for USA’s...

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Work begins on Phases 2 and 3 of Camden Interactive Kiosk for Camden NJ

This fall we will begin work on the remaining two phases of the Heritage Tourism Interactive Touch Screen Kiosk wall display. The display will feature the City of Camden’s history, historic sites, and attractions, and will be located in the first‐floor lobby of City Hall. Three forty-two” HD video touchscreen monitors will be mounted side by side in portrait orientation on the display wall between the elevator and the café. Last year we wrote two successful proposals...

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Benjamin Cooper Tavern Heritage Tourism Assessment Complete

During the Spring 2021 we completed  the heritage tourism potential of the Benjamin Cooper House—the oldest house in Camden, built in 1734 by the grandson of William Cooper, the founder of what is now Camden. The British imprisoned Benjamin Cooper in Haddonfield while they occupied his tavern in 1777-78 to protect their foraging operations and for the later evacuation of 21,000 troops from Philadelphia en route to the Battle of Monmouth and New York City. For this report, collected...

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Incubation Grant for Isaac Pearson House Winds up

We have just wrapped up a New Jersey Council on the Humanities Incubation Grant to the Historical Society of Hamilton Township for the 1773 Isaac Pearson Mansion House. We assisted with developing and prototyping educational activities at the site during its restoration and once it opens to the public. The site, saved from the destruction that accompanied new highways and development in the 1970s, was purchased and stewarded by Hamilton Township. The Township has just begun planning for its...

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