Cancer Alley or the Garden State?

Date/Time
March 14
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


with Thomas Belton

a presentation of the New Jersey History Speaks Lecture Series cosponsored by

The Historical Society of Moorestown and the Moorestown Library

 Thomas Belton of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will discuss the environmental history of New Jersey with a particular focus on significant ecological events that affected South Jersey.  Through the lens of human interest stories and environmental events, Benton will discuss the origins of our protective legislative policies and also how citizens can be informed and empowered to act on critical issues that still affect our environment today.

This program has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH).  Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or NJCH.

Space is limited, so please register in advance below or by calling the Reference Desk at 856-234-0333. Anyone not registered will receive seating based on available space.

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