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Old Bergen County - Central New Jersey Branch

Gregory Outwater
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The Holland Society of New York is pleased to present, in conjunction with the New Netherland Museum, an outstanding presentation by Eduard van Breen, Hendricks Research Fellow at the New Netherland Museum. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at The Holland Society’s executive offices, 20 West 44th Street, Suite 509, New York, New York, which is just off Fifth Avenue. The presentation begins at 6:00 p.m., and at its conclusion a wine and cheese reception awaits our guests. As President of The Holland Society I am pleased and honored to have Eduard van Breen as our guest. I know that you will enjoy this special evening, which should conclude at about 7:30 pm.

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Warmest regards,
Charles Zabriskie, Jr.


Old Bergen County/Central New Jersey Branch Meeting

Sunday, June 8, 2008

On a steaming hot New Jersey Sunday afternoon, June 8, the members of the Old Bergen County/Central New Jersey branch gathered at the beautiful home of Carlton and Betty Durling, River House, for a luncheon. Greg Outwater, Branch President, arranged the outing, which included a delightful luncheon donated by the Durlings. Greg and his father, Edwin, who had traveled from Sun Valley, picked us up at the train station in Hoboken, New Jersey and we enjoyed the air conditioned ride out to the Durling estate.

There were three generations of the Durling family present to greet us upon our arrival. After enjoying cool drinks and the extensive Durling collection of equestrian art, we sat down and enjoyed a delightful luncheon. National President John B. VanDerbeek IV and his Wife, Diane were present.

After the luncheon, we went to the nearby East Jersey Olde Towne Village and toured the Church of the Three Mile Run at Piscataway, New Jersey. The village and church provided an exciting peek into the life of our ancestors in the 18th century.

It was a wonderful surprise to be joined at this meeting by Robert Bogart, who handed John VanDerbeek his just completed application for membership in the Holland Society of New York. Bob was one of the drivers who provided a colorful description of growing up in central New Jersey, and interestingly was acquainted with John VanDerbeek's father, aunts, and a number of his first cousins who grew up in the same area. John was able to arrange to have Bob's application voted upon at the June 12 Board of Trustees meeting and we now welcome Bob as a new member of the Holland Society of New York.

A wonderful time was had by all at this branch meeting.

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