The Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society (VHAS) has a full schedule of events, including a festival coming up this Saturday, a walking tour of Siloam Cemetery and a talk by an archeologist.
On Saturday October 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Poultry and Egg Festival/Vintage and Variety Sale will be held on VHAS grounds at 107 S. Seventh Street in Vineland. At 11 a.m., Vineland Fire Department and Vineland EMS will square off in a chicken wing contest.
The Siloam Cemetery Walking Tour will be hosted by VHAS on Saturday, October 21 at 11 a.m. Meet at Siloam Cemetery at for the walking tour. Learn about the unique design of the cemetery and see the final resting place of Vineland’s influential residents, artists and inventors. We will also tour the beautiful chapel. A $10 donation will benefit Siloam Cemetery and the Vineland Historical Society.
“Reflections of a Life in Archaeology” is the topic of a presentation by Dr. R. Alan Mounier on Sunday, November 5 at 1 p.m. at the Vineland Historical Society.
Dr. Mounier has worked as a professional consulting archaeologist for 50 years. He is a life member of the Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society and a descendent of the artist Louis Mounier.
Dr. Mounier will discuss his life’s work, from his early interest to his student days, independent research, adventures in Newfoundland and Labrador, and his experience as a professor at Stockton University and as a professional consultant. Dr. Mounier is the author of The Story of Archaeology in New Jersey. A $5 donation is suggested and appreciated.
VHAS will also have a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 3.
More information at VHAS Facebook page and at discovervinelandhistory.org