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SCC Bookmobile living history program to feature “The Revolutionary War in Salem County”

SCC Bookmobile living history program to feature “The Revolutionary War in Salem County”

The SCC Bookmobile’s next living-history program features “The Revolutionary War in Salem County” with historian Tony Melita, on Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. 

Melita is the 2017 recipient of the Salem Community College Academic Excellence Award for adjunct faculty.  He is a historian of American history and a former Park Ranger at Valley Forge National Historical Park.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Rowan University and graduated with honors with a master’s degree in U.S. History from American Military University.  He specializes in the colonial press of British North America as well as American Revolutionary history.

Sponsored by the Friends of the SCC Bookmobile Library, this family-friendly, free event will be held in Donaghay Hall, Room DON-106, on Salem Community College’s campus at 460 Hollywood Ave. in Carneys Point. Guests should park in Lot D and enter through the double doors facing the parking lot.  

Funding for the program is provided by the Salem County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities’ Public Scholars Project speakers program. 

For more information, contact Bookmobile Library Coordinator Margaret Masserini at (856) 351-2830 or mmasserini@salemcc.edu

 

Caption: The Salem Community College Bookmobile’s next living-history program features “The Revolutionary War in Salem County” with historian Tony Melita (pictured), on Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the SCC Bookmobile Library, this family-friendly, free event will be held in Donaghay Hall, Room DON-106, on SCC’s campus at 460 Hollywood Ave. in Carneys Point.