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Deeply unfortunate events happened at our campus from 1926-1929. A local branch of the Ku Klux Klan acquired the land and tried to repurpose it as a summer resort. The group experienced legal disputes and failed at its goal. (InfoAge acknowledges and condemns the actions of this former site owner. U.S. Army hiring from the 1940s through the 1990s included many prominent technical staff of African-American and Jewish heritage. Today, the InfoAge community welcomes diversity from all walks of life.
From The New York Times, September 21, 1929, page 8. PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 30 (AP) – Upholding the opinion of a lower court in New Jersey, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals here today, in a decision written by Judge J. Warren Davis, frustrated an attempt of the…
From The New York Times, January 29, 1928, Page 8. TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 28 – On application today of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, a Georgia corporation, Federal Judge Bodine set Feb. 6 for argument on the naming of a receiver to take charge of the 420-acre property…
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From The New York Times, July 4, 1926, Page 8. BELMAR, N.J., July 3 – Imperial Wizard Hiram W. Evans is expected to arrive by airplane from Illinois tomorrow to address patriotic services at the headquarters of the Ku Klux Klan on the Shark River. He is scheduled to…
From The New York Times, June 20, 1926, Page 8. BELMAR, N.J., June 19 – Establishment of a Summer resort for the Ku Klux Klan on the Shark River at New Bedford is being fostered by officials of the New Jersey Realm of the Klan. The project is in its first stages, but…
Sunday February 19th For a Wonderful Vacation, Go by Train! Railroads, Tourism, and Commuters at the Jersey Shore By Bill Elwell 2PM-3PM Hotel Lounge Nestled halfway between two of Americas […]Find out more »
A Brief History of Model Railroading By Dave Albertson 2PM-3PM Hotel Lounge Tracing the roots of Model Railroading back to the 1890's. Manufacturers, Inventions and Pioneers of Model Railroading that […]Find out more »
Sunday March 26th ISEC Lecture Series By Frank O'brien 2PM-3PM ISEC Center About Frank O'Brien: Frank O'Brien is a volunteer historian for NASA as part of their history, education […]Find out more »
Vintage Computer Festival East 2023 April 14th- 16th 2023 Latest info is on the VCF Event Page The theme for the 2023 Festival is Computers in EducationFind out more »
WEEK 1: WONDER Young innovators will: • Build their own mini skate park with rad ramps, bowls, jumps and rails • Become event planners, invent a Party Assistant and design […]Find out more »
WEEK 2: FAST FORWARD Young innovators will: • Design dream homes, explore renewable energy sources and invent their own smart devices • Become robotic pet veterinarians as they take apart […]Find out more »
A week of hands-on STEM and space activities at the historic InfoAge Science & History Museums Space Exploration Center July 24-28, 2023 9AM to 3PM Ages 11-14 $199 per child […]Find out more »
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