Five years ago Louise Calloway had to close her Underground Railroad Museum that she had run in Burlington City for seven years. County Freeholders found it a new home at Historic Smithville Village in Eastampton. While there is no direct connection between the Underground Railroad and Smithville, it is a part of the county’s over all history.
Pemberton Rediscovered is hosting a reunion at the Little Red School House in Browns Mills. The reunion is open to the public and will be held on June 25 from 10 a.m until 3 p.m. at the school at the corner of Trenton and Pemberton-Browns Mills Road. There will be tours of the school house, historic displays and musical performances from bands including Full Moon Risin’, Random Notes, and the MD Concept.
Pemberton Rediscovered is a grass roots organization promoting positive aspects of Pemberton/Browns Mills.
Pemberton Township Historic Trust’s first Toy, Train & Collectible show was a success. Held at the Air Victory Museum in Lumberton, rain didn’t keep the crowd away. There were vendors with toys, trains as well as operating model train layouts ranging from big to small.
Mike Tambascia of the Trust says the event had two missions. One was to promote historic preservation and raise some funds so the trust could keep moving forward. The second mission was to raise awareness of the Air Victory Museum. It contains military aircraft, memorabilia and is a treasure trove of information. You can check them out here
The next train show will be in November at Pemberton High School. The Historic Trust will be at the annual Blueberry Festival at Historic Whitesbog Village June 25 and 26.