Tag Archives: Gerald Weaber

Historic Preservation Awards debut at April 2014 HSR meeting

The idea to recognize remarkable examples of historic preservation of Riverton homes with an award in honor of Daniel Campbell originated with former HSR President Mr. Gerald Weaber, and this meeting now bears the fruit of his research efforts last year. In succeeding him … Continue reading

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Waaay overdue blog post on joint HSR/Riverview Estates sponsored Antique Fair

Did you ever just keep putting something off? This post is a follow-up to our very successful Riverton Antique and Collectible Fair co-sponsored by the Historical Society of Riverton and Riverview Estates back on March 2. I just could not seem … Continue reading

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May meeting at Riverview Estates features the Pine Barons

I have a backlog of posts to get out before the Fourth of July, so here are some pix from the May 16 meeting at Riverview Estates that included entertainment by the Pine Barons Chorus. -JMc A short video of … Continue reading

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Don’t you just love British programs?

Lady Sybil’s death on Downton Abbey Sunday night really had us depressed. We needed some cheering up. A few of us Anglophiles tuned in on Thursday, January 31 to a program that was being shown for one night only. And we … Continue reading

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Anticipation builds toward Riverton’s 115th Glorious July 4th

Bouquets of patriotic red, white, and blue decorations have burst into bloom this past week as Riverton readies for its 115th “Glorious Fourth.” Now if the predicted thunderstorms will just hold off, the shoreline (shown above on July 2) should … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Historic Riverton brochures are available at the New Leaf

The Historical Society of Riverton’s June meeting ended with a stop at Nellie Bly’s  Ice Cream Parlour. By the time members had covered on foot the route of a seventeen-stop walking tour, they were ready to sit down and relax with … Continue reading

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In case you missed it

In case you missed the bi-annual Garden Tour on June 2nd, sponsored by the Porch Club, you don’t have to wait two years for the next one because HSR President Gerald Weaber took these photos. In advance of the Garden … Continue reading

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Riverton Museum for a Day on the Candlelight House Tour 2011

One Society member commented that the homes on the December 3rd Candlelight House Tour December were “…historic and all quite beautiful.”  This extraordinary biennial event invites the public inside some of the most distinctive homes and buildings in historic Riverton to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene (and other forces of nature) go down in local history

Since this is the website for the Historical Society of Riverton, the operative word being ‘historical,’ it is worth noting some remarkable facts which we shall record for August 2011. A rare 5.8 earthquake struck NJ August 23rd, followed closely … Continue reading

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Gotta love the Internet

Last week HSR President Gerald Weaber and I went to our History Faire tent at the Burlington County Farm Fair prepared to preach a litany of Riverton history sermons to the multitudes. There was some proselytizing on our part, to be … Continue reading

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