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Oil Painting Presentation

HAWTHORNE HISTORICAL SOCIETY DEDICATES OIL PAINTING BY LOCAL ARTIST

Hawthorne, NJ – On Wednesday December 11th an oil painting was presented by the Hawthorne Historical Society to Passaic County at the two hundred-year-old John W Rea house. Freeholder director John W Bartlett along with Kelly C Ruffle Director of the Passaic County Department of cultural and historical Affairs received the oil painting of John W Rea from the Hawthorne historical society’s president Al Ianacone.

The highlight of the event was a lecture on the house and John Rea by Passaic County historian Edward A Smyk. Also the local artist who painted the portrait Tina Stonefield ishihara was present and spoke about her efforts. In the attached photo left to right Bartlett Ruffle Ishihara Smyk

The Hawthorne Historical Society meets on the second Monday of each month at 7p at the Louis Bay 2nd Library. All are welcome.


Mayors Picture Project

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The Hawthorne Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Mayors Picture Project just added the framed picture of Mayor F. J. Renz (1904-1911) to the Mayors Collection at the Hawthorne Municipal Building. Currently there are 16 mayors on the wall, including Mayor Sylvester Utter (pictured, right).

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Stay Connected on the Hawthorne Historical Society Facebook Page

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Did you Know? The Hawthorne Historical Society has a Facebook Page! If you click to “Like” us on Facebook, you can share your own thoughts, remembrances, and of course – photos! (Like this old postcard of Diamond Bridge Ave. from long ago.)

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