Post Views: 946 Enter Chance to win 100th Anniversary Far Hills Race Keepsake. One of our most popular keepsakes is the limited edition 100th anniversary rendering of the Far Hills Race Meeting. Commissioned by the Mr. Local History Project, this… Read More »Feel Lucky – Enter Chance to Win 100th Far Hills Race Collectible
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Post Views: 3,605 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 grow this piece as information becomes available. If you have a… Read More »Basking Ridge’s Isaacman #Inspiration4 – Went to Outer Space
Post Views: 9,212 While watching an old episode of Man vs. Food Nation, food critic and comedian Adam Richman showed some awesome sandwiches from Jersey. Adam got us thinking, what are the sandwiches that define New Jersey? We’ve reached out… Read More »6 Sandwiches Invented in New Jersey
Post Views: 4,390 Basking Ridge, New Jersey A mans love of country and his personal patriotism keeps American flags flying. NOW HE NEEDS EVERYONE’S SUPPORT! Nick Sant Foster served in the US Marine Corps reserve in the early 1960’s. “Putting… Read More »The American Flagman Honors Patriotism Everyday
Post Views: 30,982 The New Jersey towns that make up the Somerset Hills include Bernards Twp (Basking Ridge), Bernardsville, Bedminster, Far Hills, Peapack/Gladstone). Starting back in the late 1800’s many of the richest and most famous people lived in the… Read More »Somerset Hills Most Famous Families & Residents
Post Views: 2,848 Or maybe we need to say: Give everyone the Disneyland Paris Café des Cascadeurs (Stuntman’s) diner update? #disneylandparisdiner As with all Mr. Local History retrospectives, we often update the post when we learn stories and are sent… Read More »Retrospective: Westfield’s Excellent Diner – A Lost (and Found) Jersey Treasure
Post Views: 3,224 When you’re a kid, often the most simple things in life end up be the ones you remember the most. As one of three kids in my family growing up in nearby Westfield, New Jersey, the Cranford… Read More »Did You Work at the Cranford Canoe Club (Or any of the Cranford Boat Businesses)?
Post Views: 1,170 Remembering classic movie theaters that not only showed first rate films, but anchored our towns and kept us full of memories. Three of the last remaining old-time, downtown movie theaters in New Jersey, each with over a… Read More »Historic New Jersey CinemaTheaters Honored in Miniature Wooden Keepsake Collection
Post Views: 1,970 What are your #TOP 5 greatest slot cars in your collection?Is it speed, collectibility, car you owned? Maybe it’s your fastest car. Maybe it’s the your most collectible. Maybe it’s just the replica of the car you… Read More »Nominate Your Top 5 To the American HO Greatest Slot Cars of All Time List
Post Views: 1,237 Hey Bedminster, we’d love your opinion. We’re looking to hear what the public think’s is the most historic icon in Bedminster. Vote in the Series:Know Bernardsville? Vote for their most historic Click HereKnow Bernards Township? Vote for… Read More »Vote for Bedminster’s Most Historic Icons
Post Views: 928 Hey Basking Ridge, Liberty Corner, Lyons and West Millington, we’d love your opinion. What are Bernards Township’s most historic icons? We’d like to hear what you have to say. Curious what you think. Choose up to three.… Read More »Vote for Bernards Township’s Most Historic Icons
Post Views: 1,245 Hey Bernardsville, we’d love your opinion. What are Bernardsville’s most historic icons? We’d like to hear what you have to say. Curious what you think. Choose up to three. Vote in the Series:Know Bernardsville? Vote for their… Read More »Vote for Bernardsville’s Most Historic Icons
Post Views: 1,476 COMMUNITY PROJECT – 2020 just keeps on giving. Our team was looking to create a great community tree for the 2020 Festival of Trees over at the Environmental Community Center in Basking Ridge – CANCELLED DUE TO… Read More »Come Make a Wish: Community Wish Tree for the Holiday Season
The Mr. Local History Project now has three to support local history and the project. We joined forces with BUBBLE, a wide range of collectibles ranging from stickers to cell phone covers, to pillows and yes masks. All profits go towards funding our scholarship and programming.