Jersey Proud: Smokey Bear paintings on display throughout the Garden State

Some of the original paintings of the US Forest Service ad campaign mascot will be on display at three locations.

News 12 Staff

Jul 22, 2023, 2:38 AM

Updated 339 days ago

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Smokey Bear, the famous ad campaign that urges people to prevent forest fires, will be in New Jersey over the next three weeks.
Some of the original paintings of the United States Forest Service ad campaign mascot that launched nearly 80 years ago will be on display at three locations in the Garden State.
The paintings from Rudy Wendelin are at the Monmouth Battlefield through Sunday.
Then next week, they will be at the train terminal in Liberty State Park in Jersey City.
Then finally on the week of Aug. 7, they will be at the State House in Trenton.


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