The Finished Product
In the Planning Stages back in 2004
From left to right: Robin Stancampiano from the State Historic Preservation Office, Sharon Farrell, caretaker for the birthplace, Helen Maurella, Superintedent of Parks and Rotarian Christine Coleman.
Centennial Project Committee getting ready for the project back in 2004
Looking for any significant buried artifacts while sifting through the soil from the electircal trenches for the lights with the state archaeologist . . .
Left to right: Rotarian Betsy Mathisen, Rotarian Christine Coleman, Rotarian Kevin Hersh, Rotarian's son Fred Jenkins Jr and State Archaeologist Mike Timpinaro
The Dedication Event on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at The Birthplace
From Left to right: Patty Krug from Krug Eletric, Helen Maurella, Superintendent of Parks, Jerry Smith, President of The Rotary Club of The Caldwells, Rotarian Chrisitne Coleman, Mel Levine, Mayor of North Caldwell, John Krug of Krug Electric, Sharon Farrell, Birthplace Caretaker and Susan Gartland, Mayor of Caldwell
From left to right: Standing in front of 1 of 3 new lights are Rotarians Jon Wohlgemuth, Club Secretary, Chrisitne Coleman, Past Club President and Project Chairperson and Jerry Smith, Club President.
Rotarians smiling in front of the Birthplace
Some of the more than 75 visitors sitting down and getting ready for the ceremony
Rotarians and friends standing behind one of the 3 lights
Rotarians having a laugh
Visitors gather and enjoy cookies and champagne