The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township NJ Inc.

GANDY HOUSE-1815: Historical Preservation Society of Upper Twp, Cape May County, NJ
 Upper Township
Cape May County, NJ

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Our Mission and Board  

The mission of The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township is to preserve the diverse history of Upper Township for the education, enlightenment and pleasure of present and future generations. 

Mission Focus:
1. Identify and research the history of early sites, buildings, and other structures that have a significant place in the early history of Upper Township.

2. Encourage and promote the knowledge and appreciation of the historical heritage of Upper Township in Cape May County, New Jersey, for the education and betterment of the community.

3. Restore and preserve historical landmarks in Upper Township. 

4. Raise funds to carry out the mission of our organization.  

5. Operate museum facilities and historic sites developing life-long learning opportunities for area residents and visitors.

6. Actively engage in the collection of artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, etc. Relating to the history of the area.

7. Operate in a fiscally prudent manner to ensure the survival of the organization, its collections and future needs.


President:  Carol Williams

Vice President/Program Chair:  Mike Horan

Recording Secretary:  Linda Leonard

Corresponding Secretary:  Barb Horan

Treasurer:  Carroll Bailey

  Publicity Chair:  Ralph Cooper

Historian:  Bob Holden

Special Trustee:  John Amenhauser

Trustee-at-Large:  Bill Eisele


Committees and Appointees

Museum Committee Chair:  Bob Holden

Program Chair:  Mike Horan

Scholarship: Carroll Bailey / Bill Eisele

SHOUT Newsletter Editor:  Ralph Cooper

Web Site / Social Media:  Ralph Cooper

Architectural Chair:  --

Hospitality:   --

Education:   --




The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township NJ Inc.
P.O. Box 658
Marmora, NJ 08223-0658


Last Page Posting Date ~~ Tuesday, January 04, 2022

                          AppleFest-2008 Photos, by Glen Stewart, for the Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township NJ Inc.______________________________________________________

The HPSUT maintains 3 historic sites in Upper Township:

The Friendship School
859 South Shore Road (Route 9)
Palermo, in Upper Township

The Gandy Farmstead
26 Tyler Road (Route 616)
Greenfield, in Upper Township

The Tuckahoe Train Station
Railroad Avenue and Mill Road
Tuckahoe, in Upper Township.


   Official Seal - Upper Twp.

  - See Society's Links Page for other Twp. / area groups / activities