Post Views: 503 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
Honoring Black History Month with stories from the Somerset Hills.
Post Views: 4,464 NOTE: As with all Mr. Local History retrospectives, we often update the post when we learn stories and are sent photos from our community. We will continue to expand this piece as information becomes available. The story is… Read More »Retrospective: Robert & Estelle Terry – Tuskegee Airmen and Basking Ridge Pilots
Post Views: 631 This Memorial Day, Bernards Township has a new monument honoring veterans and residents Robert & Estelle Terry’s Tuskegee Airmen efforts. A granite slab with a bronze plaque, alongside two banners of Captain Robert Terry and his wife… Read More »Monument Honors Robert & Estelle Terry’s Tuskegee Airmen Efforts
Post Views: 1,507 NOTE: As with many Mr. Local History retrospectives, we often update the post when we learn stories and are sent photos from our community. We will continue to expand this piece as information becomes available. Mr. Local… Read More »Honoring Black History Month in the Somerset Hills
Post Views: 1,738 Dr. Robert Finley’s Work To Help Blacks, Defeat Slavery and Colonize Liberia Many remember that Dr. and Reverend Robert Finley was a pastor for 20 years at a Presbyterian church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Finley and… Read More »Dr. Robert Finley, Founder of the American Colonization Society
Post Views: 4,293 So we’re over at the Bedminster Farmers Market and while meeting a few of the locals, one of the patrons mentioned “why don’t you research what’s going on over at the slave burial grounds in Bedminster. Here… Read More »A Unique Bedminster Cemetery-“God’s Acre”