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Explaining NJ's Many Municipalities

Presented by Mickey DiCamillo

2024-05-29 18:00:00 2024-05-29 19:15:00 America/New_York Explaining NJ's Many Municipalities Cape May Court House - Presentation Room

Wednesday, May 29
6:00pm - 7:15pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-29 18:00:00 2024-05-29 19:15:00 America/New_York Explaining NJ's Many Municipalities Registration requested. Cape May Court House - Presentation Room

Cape May Court House

Presentation Room

Registration requested.

All events are tentatively scheduled and may change. Please see the CMCL Events Calendar on our website, follow us on social media, and subscribe to our weekly eNewsletter for any and all updates.


Explaining New Jersey's Many, Many Municipalities

New Jersey has 566 municipalities.  In contrast, California has 482. Why does New Jersey have so many independent towns and subsequently so many municipal governments?  Join historian and archivist Mickey DiCamillo as he explains why New Jersey has divided itself, divided itself again, and almost always refuses to erase its municipal boundaries. Does this subdivision of the state make New Jersey better or worse off? We will discover that the debate is quintessentially American and as old as Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson.

Mickey DiCamillo is an archivist, historian, and information specialist. He has worked for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Hagley Library and Museum. He has published in the Journal of Film and History, the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, and in 2004 was Veterans of Foreign Wars New Jersey State Teacher of the Year for Civic Education. He lives in Moorestown, NJ where he has served on the board for the township's historical society.


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AGE GROUP: | 18 or older |

EVENT TYPE: | Education |

TAGS: | NJ | new jersey | local history | history | archives | american history |

Cape May Court House

Phone: 609-463-6350

Hours

Cape May Court House

Mon, May 20 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 4:30PM
Sun, May 26 Closed

Upcoming events

Wed, May 22, 9:00am - 10:00am
CMCL Online - Zoom

Wed, May 22, 9:15am - 10:15am
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Lower Township - Public Meeting Room

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sea Isle City - Children's Room

Canceled
Wed, May 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
CMCL Outdoors

Wed, May 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Cape May City - Children's Room

Wed, May 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Sea Isle City - Public Meeting Room
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Lower Township - Public Meeting Room

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cape May Court House - Presentation Room
This event is full

Wed, May 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cape May Court House - TLC Makerspace

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cape May Court House - Storytime Room

Canceled
Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sea Isle City

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sea Isle City - Public Meeting Room

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
New venue Cape May Court House - TLC Makerspace

Canceled
Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Wildwood Crest

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cape May Court House - Presentation Room

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Lower Township - Joseph Millman Room

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sea Isle City - Public Meeting Room

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Cape May Court House - Storytime Room

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lower Township - Public Meeting Room

Thu, May 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Thu, May 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cape May Court House - Teen Area

Thu, May 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cape May Court House - TLC Classroom

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Upper Township - Events Room

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lower Township - Public Meeting Room

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cape May Court House - TLC Makerspace

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cape May Court House - Presentation Room
This event is full

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cape May Court House - Storytime Room

Fri, May 24, 9:15am - 10:15am
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Fri, May 24, 9:30am - 10:30am
Stone Harbor - Events Room

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sea Isle City - Public Meeting Room

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Woodbine - Children's Room,Events Room

Fri, May 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Fri, May 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Wildwood Crest - 1st Floor Events Room
This event is full

Fri, May 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cape May Court House - Teen Area

Fri, May 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Lower Township - Public Meeting Room

Sat, May 25, 9:30am - 10:30am
Lower Township - Public Meeting Room

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cape May Court House - Pocket Park

Mon, May 27, All day
Cape May Court House

Tue, May 28, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Stone Harbor - Events Room
This event is full

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sea Isle City - Public Meeting Room

Tue, May 28, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Woodbine - Events Room

Tue, May 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cape May Court House - Teen Area

Tue, May 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Lower Township - Joseph Millman Room

Canceled
Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cape May Court House

Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cape May Court House - Children's Room

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cape May Court House - Presentation Room

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cape May Court House - TLC Makerspace

Wed, May 29, 9:00am - 10:00am
CMCL Online - Zoom

Wed, May 29, 9:15am - 10:15am
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Canceled
Wed, May 29, 9:15am - 10:15am
Upper Township

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Stone Harbor - Events Room

Canceled
Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Lower Township

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Cape May Court House - Storytime Room

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Lower Township - Public Meeting Room

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Upper Township - Events Room

Canceled
Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
CMCL Outdoors

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
CMCL Outdoors - Harborview Park, Cape May

Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room
This event is full

Canceled
Wed, May 29, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Lower Township

Wed, May 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cape May Court House - Teen Area

Wed, May 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cape May Court House - TLC Makerspace

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Lower Township - Joseph Millman Room

Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sea Isle City - Public Meeting Room

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
New venue Cape May Court House - Presentation Room

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wildwood Crest - 2nd Floor Events Room

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
New venue Cape May Court House - TLC Makerspace