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Waldwick Volunteers Honored For Historic Preservation

The Waldwick Museum of Local History will open in May at the Waldwick Train Station.
The Waldwick Museum of Local History will open in May at the Waldwick Train Station. Photo Credit: courtesy of Doug Cowie

WALDWICK, N.J. -- Two of the 12 historic preservation awards to be awarded on May 5 will be given to the Waldwick Community Alliance and the Waldwick Historical society, for their work on the Waldwick Train Station and Harvey Springstead Signal Tower, the Waldwick Suburban News reported.

Doug Cowie, VP of the Waldwick Community Alliance, which restored the train station, said that the decade-long process has sometimes been difficult, the Waldwick Suburban News reported. "I never intended to go into life to restore a building or to develop a museum. It’s sort of something that found me."

In celebration of the 2016 National Preservation Month, in May, the 2016 Bergen County Historic Preservation Awards will be held on Thursday, May 5. The public is welcome to attend. The 2016 Awards are hosted by the Bergen County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs and Historic Preservation Advisory Board.

To RSVP to the program and the reception that will follow, contact the Bergen County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs at 201-336-7267 jstrom@co.bergen.nj.us.

The award ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the historic "Church on the Green," the First Reformed Church of Hackensack, 42 Court St., in Hackensack.

Read the full Waldwick Suburban News story here. To read about all 12 honorees, read this Daily Voice story.

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