Upcoming Lectures 


  • History of Diners in New Jersey

Sunday, January 28th, 2-4 p.m 

Join us as we welcome Michael Gabriele and his book "The History of Diners in New Jersey." Learn about the evolution of diners in NJ and how they fit into the state's vibrant culture. 

  • The Color Line on the Baseball Diamond 

Sunday, February 25th, 2-4 pm. 

Have you ever considered the black part of the nation's favorite pastime? What black baseball in America meant, including pioneers like Jackie Robinson.  During this session, a robust conversation. an account by a veteran Negro Leaguer, a rendition of an "iconic" baseball poem "K.C. at the Bat", and selections from the documentary "Before You Can Say Jackie Robinson" will further participants' understanding.  This is program is sponsored by the NJ Humanities Speakers' Bureau and is free to the public!

  • The Adventures of Finding a Cook from 1770 

Sunday, March 11th, 2-4 p.m. 

Sue Huesken will discuss her adventures in finding Polly Burling, the writer of a 1770 receipt book owned by BCHS.  There will be recipes to share from the 18th century for your enjoyment! 



All programs are $5 per person, unless otherwise indicated. Program location is the Corson Poley Center at the Burlington County Historical Society, 454 Lawrence St. Burlington, NJ 08016. For more information call (609) 386-4773 or email burlcohistsocprograms@verizon.net

Program includes a Q&A session after the lecture with light refreshments. All lectures are on Sundays from 2-4 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Please join us for these fascinating programs!

Free parking on High Street or at the Burlington County Historical Society’s parking lot at 454 Lawrence Street.