NJTV begins ‘Treasures of New Jersey’ series with FDU’s Florham Campus

Treasures of NJ Teaser

Above: In a new series to highlight historic landmarks in the Garden State, NJTV features Hennessy Hall, the mansion centerpiece of the Florham Campus in the first episode, which premieres on NJTV on Wednesday, May 10 at 8 p.m. It will also air on New York's THIRTEEN on June 18 at 7:30 p.m. Watch a preview here.

By Dan Landau

May 10, 2017 — NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, launches a new documentary series, Treasures of New Jersey, with the inaugural episode profiling the iconic Hennessy Hall. The TV premiere is Wednesday, May 10 at 8 p.m. on NJTV. It will also air on New York's WNET on June 18 at 7:30 p.m.

The heart of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, Hennessy Hall dates back to the 1890s and was originally built as a home for Hamilton Twombly and his wife Florence Vanderbilt Twombly. The Treasures of New Jersey episode traces the history of the estate from its construction, through the Twombly-Vanderbilt era, to its current iteration as a hub of learning.

Future episodes of the series will cover other historic places and cultural centers throughout New Jersey. More about the series and the debut episode is here.

njtv treasureAbove: NJTV gave an exclusive screening for the FDU community on May 8 in the Orangerie.