Hamilton history the subject of Saturday presentation

September 20, 2012 by  

Tom Glover, a local historian, will be providing a special presentation on the history district located in Hamilton Township this Saturday, September 23.

Included as part of this presentation will be artifacts in the form of old pictures, information about Hamilton Township, and a selection of articles from various sources. Many of the items featured in this presentation have been obtained from the Township Public Library’s local history collection. This presentation promises to be interesting and informative. Advanced registration is not required and chairs are provided, although the organizers suggest for guest to bring along their own cushions or lawn chairs. Plenty of questions will be answered during the one-hour presentation.

Kuser Farm Mansion was built by German workers in 1892 with the Kuser family being extremely influential immigrants to America, coming from Switzerland during the 1800s. Rodolf Kuser’s son, Anthony was a driving force for consolidation all the electric and gas companies in New Jersey. He later became President for the South Jersey Oil and Electric Company. The Kuser family also started the Fox Film Company after receiving a $200 loan. Today, this company is known as 20th Century Fox. The Kusers’ legacy lives on as part of the New Jersey Audubon Society as well as in High Point State Park.

Glover’s presentation will be held at the Kuser Farm Mansion located at the White City Lake and Broad Street Park in Hamilton, New Jersey. This presentation begins at 1:00 pm and poster printing and flyer printing may have been used to advertise this presentation to residents of Hamilton and the nearby area. Admission to this event is free and everyone is welcome to attend. For additional information, please visit the Kuser Farm Mansion website or call 732-890-3630.