The Middletown Township Historical Society resumes its speakers series with the Monday March 19 meeting. Joseph Bilby will be talking about his new book "New Jersey: A Military History." This volume is the most thorough ever published on the subject. Given the book's long and broad scope, Joe will focus on World War I given that this year is the centennial of the major American action and the war's end. New Jersey's involvement is significant, the state having served with major camps for gathering forces, the principal port of embarkation and as a manufacturer of munitions. The latter could be and was a perilous activity.
The time and location are 7PM at the Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Road, Middletown. Books will be available for purchase and autographing.