How do YOU plan to celebrate?
Salem County is starting its year of celebratory events with a county-wide photo contest. Since its creation in 1664, New Jersey has played a pivotal role in the shaping of American life and culture.
The Cultural & Heritage Commission of Salem County, NJ and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, in partnership with the Salem County Art League, are excited to announce a photo contest in celebration of the 350th Anniversary of New Jersey – NJ350. Prizes will be awarded to photos for each theme: Innovation – Diversity – Liberty.
Innovation: The world has been reshaped again and again by people from and things created in New Jersey. New Jersey’s innovations and innovators have had an impact around the nation and around the world.
Diversity: By virtue of its location and diversity, New Jersey is in many ways a microcosm of the U.S., with numerous national themes playing out within the state’s boundaries over the past 350 years.
Liberty: New Jersey played a pivotal role in the American Revolution, witnessing more significant military action than any other state in the new nation and establishing a tradition of distinguished military service that continues.
Join Salem County’s celebration! The Salem County Photo Contest begins November 1, 2013 and ends April 15, 2014 and is open to all Salem County residents. Entries must be received by April 15, 2014 and must be of a Salem County subject.