Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State In The 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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  2. artsandhistory@co.middlesex.nj.us
Fri, February 28
12:00 pm — 4:00 am
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Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

The Cornelius Low House Museum

1225 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Please ...

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FLAG - the First Line ...

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Kugler, who was Chiselko's coach, owned a bicycle ship in ...

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Dear Friends, 

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Senator Menendez: Unemployment Help, Direct Payments, Small Businesses

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Dear Friends,

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Our thoughts ...