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Oct 30, 2013
HPC secures Ocean City, NJ - Boardwalk Wood
Ocean City, NJ - October 28, 2013 - HPC has secured a quantity of boardwalk wood removed from the beautiful Ocean City Boardwalk during a recent repair and restoration. Although the quantity is limited, HPC will create several ornament and magnet designs to compliment product made from Ocean City's sister New Jersey Boardwalks in Atlantic City, Point Pleasant Beach, Wildwood, Ocean Grove, Belmar and Seaside Heights, including a 2013 Christmas Ornament.
May 19, 2013
Belle Grove Plantation
The Belle Grove Collection has been established to commemorate the extraordinary history that is Belle Grove Plantation in Port Conway, Virginia. Belle Grove Plantation is the birthplace of our 4th President and "Father of the Constitution", James Madison. As well as being the ancestral home of his mother, Nelly Conway Madison, who returned home to her parents Belle Grove Plantation to give birth to her first child, Founding Father and future President: James Madison, Belle Grove history is intertwined with that of Virginia from its colonial beginnings in 1668, through the Civil War where the Port Royal/Port Conway area saw constant movement of Union and Confederate Troops. Although its Civil War history is...
May 18, 2013
Turning Sandy Debris Into Art
Posted on May 17, 2013 By Lauren Wanko NJ Today As Jersey Shore towns get rid of storm-damaged debris to make way for the new boardwalks, artist Roddy Wildeman uses that debris to create art. “The materials were just everywhere so I just grabbed whatever I could use,” Wildeman said. After Sandy, Wildeman began collecting everything from pieces of docks, benches, boardwalk planks and parts of homes and furniture. After the material is cleaned, cut, torched and designed in his Belmar studio, the debris is transformed into a Starburst. Wildeman, a former contractor, began creating these designs before the storm....
Nov 17, 2012
Tuckerton Seaport product now available
HPC is proud to release the the first series of product available in our online store and in the Museum Gift Shop at the Bayman's Museum and Tuckerton Seaport in Tuckerton, NJ. A limited edition line of magnets, bookmarks and ornaments made from wood taken from one of the seaport's dismantled sneakbox boats have been designed and created by HPC to help support the Bayman's Museum and Tuckerton Seaport. Like all HPC product, these heirloom and commemorative items are limited in quantity and Made in America. Although not currently available, HPC artisans will also be hand crafting a series of pen...