Post Views: 542 High Point State Park Ties to Bernardsville, New Jersey One of New Jersey’s most iconic state parks is High Point State Park in Sussex, New Jersey which hosts the states highest elevation and monument dedicated to veterans… Read More »High Point State Park was Donated by Bernardsville Couple
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Post Views: 552 Fall in New Jersey has always been a great time to be in the area. The leaves begin to change and the crisp fall air just begs you to get outside. Over the years, the Mr. Local… Read More »Day Trips – Four Historic Fall Locations You Must See in Jersey and Hudson Valley
Post Views: 426 “Without the help of a few key people, this effort would never have come to fruition.” Carolyn Knox, Liberty Corner Resident and owner of a restored historic mortise and tenon barn. The Dream to Build a Barn… Read More »Historic Barn Finds Home in Liberty Corner
Post Views: 2,123 Many people have written over the years looking for places to hold a wedding on a historic property in the Somerset Hills. The area includes Bedminster, Bernards Township, Bernardsville, Far Hills, Peapack & Gladstone. So we’ve been… Read More »Weddings @ Historic Venues in New Jersey’s Bucolic Somerset Hills
Post Views: 2,801 Starting at 8:46am on September 11, 2001, when the first plane hit the north tower, our community was changed forever. Please take a moment to remember those 21 residents from Basking Ridge, Bernardsville and Peapack that never… Read More »#911neverforget in the Somerset Hills
Post Views: 4,709 Special Community Ask: MLH would love to know any positive outcomes that have come since. If you have a story to share, please post at the end of this story (e.g. did you know four children were… Read More »#911neverforget-Somerset Hills Family Friends and Neighbors & Their Stories
Post Views: 339 The ancestors of the creator of the Italian Hot Dog continue to serve up Italian hot dogs every day. Over the years, Mike Loikith says that about twenty locations came and went as his great-grandfather and grandfather… Read More »Historic Jimmy Buff’s Eatery Honored With Miniature Wooden Collectible
Post Views: 281 Vol. 4 Issue 2 – Fall 2022The fall is one of the favorite seasons in New Jersey as the kids go back to school, the warm days follow crisp nights, and the leaves begin to change. Back… Read More »Mr. Local History Drops 2022 Fall Back to School Magazine Vol 4. Issue 2
Post Views: 76 The Mayor of New Jersey’s Historic Village has decreed two icons be added to the New Jersey Historic Wooden Village Collection recently in a bold move to expand the only set of New Jersey collectible icons. Produced… Read More »Lucy the Elephant and Ford Mansion Make NJ Village Collection
Post Views: 682 The Mayor of New Jersey’s Historic Village has launched a campaign to determine if Jimmy Buff’s, the former Newark, New Jersey eatery deserves to be part of the collection. UPDATE:The public voted a resounding YES and the… Read More »Does Jimmy Buff’s Deserve Nomination to Jersey’s Historic Village?
Post Views: 63,789 Those who follow the Mr. Local History Project know that we also love Jersey food and iconic food outlets. Along with the grand ethnic diversity comes food concoctions that over the years have become iconic Jersey staples… Read More »The Legendary Jimmy Buff’s Italian Hot Dog – A Jersey Original
Post Views: 999 Somerset County is full of great history almost to a fault. Driving up and down Route 202 we often forget to see the historic beauty right in front of our eyes. Mr. Local History must drive by… Read More »Traveling Historic Highways – The Van Dorn Mill
Post Views: 144,084 In a sleepy horse and farming area in the Somerset Hills of central New Jersey, the former President of the United States still comes to summer at a house with a storied history. The Trump National Golf… Read More »LIV Golf 2022 and The History of President Trump’s Summer White House in Bedminster, New Jersey
Post Views: 489 BASKING RIDGE- JULY 21, 2022 – Robert and Estelle Terry who once lived in Basking Ridge across the street from the Somerset Hills Airport were honored today at the site of their former home for a ceremony… Read More »Tuskegee Medal Presentation Writes Final Chapter