Post Views: 4,131 Tucked in the northern section of Somerset County, New Jersey, the area known as the Somerset Hills has a rich history that Mr. Local History is proud to document. Each property was researched prior to submitting documentation… Read More »Somerset Hills Historic Sites on the National & State Registers
Post Views: 2,637 Looking to Research Your Family History in the Somerset Hills? Genealogy is one of the local historical society’s most requested interest areas. While the Society has limited space to store family historical information, we do have the… Read More »Genealogy Help and References
Post Views: 2,768 Bedminster, Bernards Township, Bernardsville, Far Hills, Peapack & Gladstone History that you might not know. Let’s get started. Did you know… 1921 – Far Hills was actually part of Bernards Township until seceding in 1921. Rising taxes… Read More »Somerset Hills History 101
Post Views: 4,742 Before I begin this post, I have to say that this topic was one of my favorites with June Kennedy, our Basking Ridge Town Historian who recently passed in November 2018. We often challenged each other to… Read More »The History of Street Names in Bernards Township
The New Jersey Historic Trust Grant Program over the past 18 years
The New Jersey Historic Trust is responsible for advancing historic preservation in New Jersey and establish stable sources of funding to support activities that contribute directly to the preservation and use of New Jersey’s heritage resources. We thought it’d be interesting to follow up on the discussion regarding the New Jersey Historic Trust and their distributions over the last decade.
The analysis was done just to observe the data and see if there are any interesting trends. The data was sent to us from Dorthy Guzzo, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Historic Trust in Trenton, New Jersey and we thank her for her efforts.
Post Views: 8,535 Help map New Jersey (and surrounding areas) Historic Schoolhouses! It’s growing everyday – and it’s FREE. A great new mapping effort. We’re looking for people to post information regarding any old one room type schoolhouses that you… Read More »Mapping New Jersey’s Historic Schoolhouses