Our webinar on the the Hopewell Valley History Project, “Discover Hopewell Valley History from Home,” was held on Sunday, May 17, 2020, hosted by the Pennington Public Library and co-sponsored by the Hopewell Valley Historical Society and The Hopewell Museum.
Thanks to the 60+ people who joined in, and for the interesting questions.
- View the presentation slides and notes – Hopewell Valley History Project / Hopewell Libraries presentation (PDF)
- View the presentation video – Hopewell Valley History Project presentation video (YouTube)
The presentation started with an overview of the Project, and then walked through a case study of using the materials from the site to investigate the investigate the history of public libraries in Hopewell, and the development of the Hopewell Public Library.
- Read the summary of Hopewell libraries – History of the Hopewell Public Library
- Read the history brief with full details – History of the Hopewell Public Library (PDF)
History Project Site
The second half of the presentation was a demo of how to use the different elements of the History Project site to explore historical information.
Click to explore materials on the site yourself (and check under the About menu for documentation):
- Main History Project site to browse the Book and Map Archives
- Image Archives (separate site) with images of buildings and streets in local communities
- Hopewell History Map (separate site) to browse properties to view historical information and images