history of inventing in nj cov october 2015At the Strauss Mansion, 27 Prospect Circle in Atlantic Highlands. 7:30 pm Wednesday, October 21

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - From ice cream cones and M & Ms to antibiotics, transistors and Telstar; from Edison's "Idea Factory" to Bell Labs and Sarnoff, Jersey-born innovations have changed our world. Wednesday, October 21 at 7:30 pm, proud New Jersey resident and author Linda Barth will describe  ideas from "the invention state," home of the only state Inventors Hall of Fame. Her talk is free and open to the public at the Strauss Mansion, 27 Prospect Circle in Atlantic Highlands.

 

Linda Barth is Executive Director and Newsletter Editor for the League of Historical Societies of New Jersey.  She is the author of A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone, published by the History Press.  Ms. Barth has also published histories of The Delaware and Raritan Canal and the Millstone Valley, and 2 childrens' books, Bridgetender's Boy  and Hidden New Jersey. She is a contributor to theEncyclopedia of New Jersey, and a frequent traveler and travel writer.

linda barthLinda Barth will speak at the monthly meeting of the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society, Wednesday October 21 at 7:30 pm. The meeting is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.