The Basking Ridge Historic Oak Tree Project Keepsake Book will be Released June 8, 2017.
If you’ve been touched by the story of the Basking Ridge Historic Oak Tree’s 600 year history, you have to see this new book. Entitled “The Historic Basking Ridge Oak Tree Project”, it is a compilation of the areas children from Kindergarten through High School who have written or drawn pictures of the historic oak that was recently taken down.
The keepsake book is a fundraiser that not only includes some of the most touching writings and images, but it also gives back to the community. Up to $10 from each book sale will be donated. T3 Consortium has agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds to a local history scholarship fund.
The inaugural run of the book will be available on Thursday, June 8, 2017 starting at 7pm at a the Tree Views Essay Reception at the historic Brick Academy, home to The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills, located at 18 W. Oak Street, Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
The Basking Ridge Historic Oak Tree Project sought students from kindergarten through high school to participate in The Historical Society of Somerset Hills “Tree Views” writing contest and the William Annin Tree Shirt Contest & Fundraiser. The essay premise was that students would write as if they were the historic oak and describe events they felt notable. Every school in Bernards Township participated including Cedar Hill School, Liberty Corner School, Mount Prospect School, Oak Street School, William Annin Middle School, Ridge High School, and the St. James Catholic School and one from the Assumption School. The tree shirt contest raised over $5440 selling tee shirts while the Historical Society presented a $500 scholarship to the High School essay winner.
THSSH Donation with Purchase
The Basking Ridge Historic Oak Tree Project commemorative book will be available exclusively at THSSH initially starting June 8, 2017.
We then hope to have them available at, the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church (and Parade), and thru select Bernards Township School teachers. The price of the book is $29.99 which includes a donation to the HSSH Education Committee Scholarship Fund.
To learn more, visit The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills site – Click Here.
Online Ordering Now Available
Books are also available online if people are not in the area.
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Additional T3C Books
This is the 2nd book that T3 Consortium has partnered with THSSH. The other is a 36 page coloring book entitled; Somerset Hills History Coloring Book.
The book is available at The Historical Society of Somerset Hills, based in Basking Ridge, or online.
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