Author Archives: Kelly

Learning about EVERNOTE – a little too late?

I never heard of Evernote until I took Digital History for my coursework. I will admit I did not want to use Evernote. I finally caught up with the ‘cloud’ and dreaded having to learn a new program. I tend … Continue reading

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Eastside Park: A Contribution to the Nineteenth Century Parks Movement

A Brief History of Eastside Park, Paterson, NJ Former Civil War Colonel Andrew Derrom purchased undeveloped lands on the east side of Paterson and upon which he constructed a home and club house c.1880. Soon thereafter in 1881, H.B. Crosby, … Continue reading

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Historic Property Databases Can Be Helpful To Research Too

Using the National Register of Historic Places for Research The National Register of Historic Places is a primary vehicle for identifying and protecting historic resources in the United States.  Established by the Historic Sites Act of 1935 and expanded by … Continue reading

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Making a Living, Doing What I Love – in the Field of History

Preserving every historic site in the state of New Jersey was what I told my current employer I wanted to do in the next ten years; we both had a good laugh.  Although my goal maybe unrealistic, I am certain … Continue reading

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