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PLATFORM FOR NEW JERSEY HISTORY

The Advocates for New Jersey History is a statewide organization, which is comprised of individuals and organizations representing the entire history community. The History Advocates’ goal is for public history in New Jersey to benefit and educate residents of New Jersey and attract tourists and visitors to the state through the presentation of the highest quality public history programming and facilities. The History Advocates seek enactment of measures to ensure that New Jersey’s historical and cultural assets maximize their potential to contribute to the state’s economic development and enhance its quality of life by:
-       increasing growth of the cultural heritage tourism industry
-       improving education about our common history for students of all ages
-       preserving our cultural heritage
-       increasing awareness of the special role of New Jersey in the nation’s history.

We also seek to secure sustainable funding, providing renewable resources to ensure that heritage tourism fulfills its economic development potential.

A. SUPPORT NEW JERSEY PUBLIC HISTORY SERVICES

B. PRESERVE OUR HISTORIC RESOURCES

C. PROMOTE CULTURAL & HERITAGE TOURISM

D. DEVELOP AND SUPPORT NEW JERSEY’S STATE-OWNED HISTORIC

E. EDUCATE OUR CHILDREN ABOUT NEW JERSEY

F. SUPPORT THE RENEWAL OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE MUSEUM

G. SUPPORT THE PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC
HISTORY COLLECTIONS

                                                                                                                2/22/08

 

 


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