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Local Author Angelo Dellomo to Host Book Signing at Mays Landing Hometown Celebration

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Local Author Angelo Dellomo to Host Book Signing at Mays Landing Hometown Celebration

Mays Landing, NJ – Renowned local author and historian, Angelo Dellomo, will be holding a book signing event at the Mays Landing Hometown Celebration on Saturday, June 29th. The event, which will take place in Memorial Park from 10 AM to 4 PM, is a major county attraction that also draws numerous travelers passing through on their way to the seashore.

Angelo Dellomo, a retired educator and recipient of the New Jersey Governor’s Teacher Recognition Award for excellence in education, is celebrated for his captivating lectures on New Jersey Pine Barrens ghost towns. He is the author of two critically acclaimed books, “Harrisville” and “McCarty’s Paper Mill,” which delve into the rich history of the Pine Barrens.

About Angelo Dellomo of May Landing’s Book:

“McCarty’s Paper Mill” explores the romantic ruins of McCartyville, also known as Harrisville, in the Wharton State Forest. This meticulously researched book fills a significant gap in Pine Barrens ghost town history by weaving together the untold story of William McCarty’s village and its iconic paper mill. Using first-hand accounts, letters, and documents, Dellomo reveals how McCarty’s vision transformed into the thriving village of Harrisville. This prequel to “Harrisville” offers the most comprehensive account yet written and is a remarkable read for history enthusiasts.

Supporting a Worthy Cause:

Mr. Dellomo is a dedicated philanthropist and regular donor to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. In keeping with his generous spirit, he will donate all proceeds from this book signing event to St. Jude’s.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, June 29th
  • Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Location: Memorial Park, Mays Landing, NJ

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Angelo Dellomo, purchase a signed copy of “McCarty’s Paper Mill,” and support a great cause.

About the Angelo Dellomo of Mays Landing:

Angelo Dellomo has been exploring the ghost towns of the New Jersey Pine Barrens since his youth. His deep connection to the region’s history is evident in his detailed research and engaging storytelling. In addition to his writing, Dellomo serves as a Historic Sites Interpreter for the State of New Jersey and volunteers as a docent at Historic Batsto Village and Historic Atsion Mansion. He is also a past Director and President of the Atlantic County Historical Society and an active participant in history and archaeology programs for youth.

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