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History of the Bottling Industry of Central NJ

May 19 @ 7:00 pm

Join the Mercer County Library, Lawrence Headquarters Branch on May 19 at 7pm virtually to hear Jerry Pevahouse talk about the local bottling and brewing business. This includes the history of local immigration and the contributions of early German and Irish immigrants, then later Italian, Eastern European and Jewish immigrants. Many became prominent local businessmen. Jerry will also discuss the bottling business which evolved over a hundred-year period from a low tech to a high tech industry.
Artist, photographer, and collector, Jerry Pevahouse ran a computer consulting company, Cranbury Micro Support, Inc. of Cranbury, New Jersey from 1990 until 2018. Jerry was a Museum curator for the Cranbury Historical Society, and researched Cranbury’s Civil War history which is now part of the New Jersey State Archives reference collection. He is a long-time collector of antique bottles, and has comprehensively researched the history of the bottling industry of Trenton, New Jersey.
This program is co-sponsored with the Hopewell Valley Historical Society and The Hopewell Museum.

Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

CONTACT: MCLS Staff hopeprogs@mcl.org

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May 19
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7:00 pm
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