Historical Society Museum
1841 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305
The museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Greenville
library. The collection focus is New Jersey African American history.
numerous artifacts and a 3,500-volume library.
Aviation Hall of Fame and
Teterboro, NJ 07608
Phone: (201) 288 6344
Dedicated to the preservation of the Garden State's
and space heritage.
P.O. Box 55
River Edge, NJ 07661
Phone: (201) 343-9492
The Bergen County Historical Society's museum
are displayed at
Steuben House, a State Historic Site and the Campbell-Christie House, a
Landmark - American Labor Museum Canal Society of NJ
83 Norwood Street
Haledon, NJ 07508
The 1908 Victorian home of Pietro Botto and his wife
was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913
Paterson Silk Strike. The museum has restored period rooms, a labor and
immigrant library (including books, audio and video cassettes).
CSNJ was form in 1969 to foster the study of the history of New
Jersey's two towpath canals, preserve and restore canal remains and
artifacts, abd to educate the public in the canals' histories.
199 Totowa Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: (973) 696 1776
The Georgian manor house was built in the 1740s by Dirck Dey,
son, Theunis, was a Colonel of the Bergen County Militia during the
War. General George Washington chose the strategic Preakness
as the encampment for his army from July 1 to July 29, 1780 and
his headquarters at Dey Mansion. Today the house is owned and operated
as a museum by Passaic County.
West Orange, NJ
Phone: (973) 736-0550
Thomas Alva Edison's research laboratory and Glenmont, the
mansion where he lived, are preserved today as part of Edison National
Historic Site. The park provides a unique opportunity to
and experience important aspects of America's industrial, social
and economic past, and to learn from the legacy of the world's best
Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: (973) 326-7645
National Register farm site. Weekend demonstrations include
planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops using horses and vintage
The Willows - Also located on the site is The Willows, a 19th-century
Revival house built by the grandson of Paul Revere in 1854.
Genealogical Society of
Bergen County, NJ
P.O. Box 432
Midland Park, New Jersey 07432
The GSBC provides classroom training and seminars to educate
promote interest in family history, publishes a quarterly newsletter,
maintains a genealogical library and other records.
335 N. Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ. 07423
Phone: (201) 445-8311
Nineteenth Century Stone Gothic House Museum - National
Landmark with 5 wooded acres.
Society of Bloomfield
90 Broad Street,
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
A group of dedicated volunteers who promote interest in the
history of Bloomfield and seek to preserve the remnants of that history.
of the Rockaways
P.O. Box 100
Hibernia, NJ 07842
A 501(c) 3 non-profit group dedicated to distributing
information to educational and public institutions, promoting community
service projects and preserving historical sites, documents. Their
contains links to scores of other interesting and informative websites
P.O. Box 668
Landing, NJ 07850
Phone: (973) 398-2616
Located in a rustic 19th century building which served as a
tender's house on the Morris Canal, the Museum offers an entertaining
enlightening look at the history of New Jersey's largest lake.
108 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone (973) 744-1796
As a means to fulfill its mission, the Society preserves,
and furnishes the Israel Crane House, as well as other buildings at its
Orange Road complex.
68 Morris Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
Acorn Hall, an Italianate mansion in Morristown, serves as the
headquarters; it is also an historic
museum of the Victorian era.
Morristown National Historical Park preserves sites in the
NJ area occupied by General George Washington and the Continental
Army during the Revolutionary War from 1779-1780. Historical sites
the park include the historic Jacob Ford Mansion (Washington's
headquarters during the winter of 1779-1780); the Upper Redoubt site
in 1777 following the battles of Princeton and Trenton) in the Fort
Unit of the park; the historic Wick House & Farm (headquarters of
Arthur St. Clair) and the soldiers huts at Jockey Hollow.
49 Washington Street
P.O. Box 540
Newark, NJ 07101-0540
Toll Free: 1-800-7MUSEUM
The Museum complex, the largest in New Jersey, weaves together
galleries of art and science, a mini zoo, planetarium, gift shops,
auditorium, sculpture garden, schoolhouse and the Ballantine House, the
restored 1885 mansion that is a National Historic Landmark.
The Passaic River
Join a growing number of citizens sharing their Passaic River
and experiences. Site includes personal reflections, history,
and message board.
2 Market Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
Phone: (973) 881-3874
Fax: (973) 881-3435
The museum includes a large collections of minerals and local
artifacts with emphasis on the industrial history of Paterson.
Great Falls Historic District
Paterson Friends of the Great Falls, Inc.
13 1/2 Van Houten Stree
Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: (973) 225-0826
Fax: (973) 225-0011
The Great Falls / S.U.M. National Historic Landmark district
a 118-acre historic industrial site, located 12 miles west of New York
City. It is home to the largest and best example of early manufacturing
plants in the United States.
Ringwood, NJ 07456
Phone: (973) 962-2240
During the American Revolution, Robert Erskine managed the
principal ironmaking plantations from his headquarters at Ringwood.
with the Patriot cause, he became General Washington's map maker.
The Colonial Manor House at Ringwood saw at least 5 visits from General
525 Waterloo Road
Stanhope, NJ 07874
Phone: (973) 347-0900
Waterloo is a restored historic village maintained and opened
the public by Waterloo Foundation for the Arts. The site includes
historic homes, shops and more. Visitors can watch demonstrations
in the Blacksmith Shop, Grist Mill, and Pottery Barn, etc. Another
special attraction at Waterloo is the re-created Indian
with its faithfully reproduced huts, longhouses, and dugout canoes
the Lenape way of life in 1625.
New World Dutch Barn Farm Museum
533 Berdan Avenue
Wayne, New Jersey 07470
Wayne has six historic houses that are on the State and
Registers: Schuyler-Colfax House
Van Riper-Hopper House
Mead-Van Duyne House
Van Saun House
In addition, there are twenty historically significant sites
13 Pascack Road
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
Phone: (201) 336-7267
This fine example of a historical barn,
in the vernacular architecture as a "New World Dutch Barn," offers
exhibitions about local agricultural history from the 18th
the mid-twentieth centuries. The Museum is open from late April through
late October, on Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays from 12 to 4 P.M.
Yogi Berra Museum
On the campus of Montclair State University
8 Quarry Road
Little Falls, New Jersey 07424
Houses permanent and rotating exhibits about baseball and
history as well as Yogi Berra's storied career. The facility includes a
colorful, stadium-like theater which is the hub of educational forums