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The latest from the Sussex County Historical Society Facebook page…

#WhatisitWednesday. Many of you guessed salt and/or pepper shaker. But as noted, both ends are soldered shut. How would you refill it? What if it was for some liquid? Water? Could it be an early clothes sprinkler used before ironing them? We don't really know. Check back on Wednesday for another #WhatisitWednesday.

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#WhatisitWednesday. From the museum collection is this item. It is 2 3/4" tall and 2 1/2" in diameter. Both ends are soldered shut. What is it?

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Sussex Borough. Blizzard of 1905. 30 plus inches of snow. Before snow plows. Thanks to Mario Poggi for sharing.

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The latest from the Sussex County History Alliance’s Facebook page…

The Chinkchewunska Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will host their 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon on February 24, 2018 at Noon at the Lafayette House, 100 Route 94 Lafayette NJ.
Jan Jorritsma, owner of Ideal Farm and Gardens will be honored for Community Service. Ideal Farms generously donates to many non-profit organizations, schools, churches, clubs, and many more throughout the year. Al Frazza creator of the websiterevolutionarywarnewjersey.com for the History Award. The Friends of Waterloo Village and the Canal Society of New Jersey will receive the Historic Preservation Recognition Award. The Friends of Waterloo Village is a non-profit organization made up of volunteers dedicated to the restoration of the structures within the historic village. The Canal Society of New Jersey was founded in 1969 to preserve the heritage of New Jersey's canals. Carl Lazzaro will receive the Ramsey Cooper Memorial Award for his continued dedication and support of the Chinkchewunska Chapter.
For more information and reservations please email laurafranek919@gmail.com or call 973-534-9760 .