Follow these links to more information about New Jersey
North Jersey Historical Web Sites
Passaic County Historical Society
- In an effort to achieve this objective the PCHS, a private
non-profit organization, maintains a library and museum housed in a unique
castle in Garret Mountain Reservation, a county park, overlooking Paterson,
- Bergen County Historical
Society - The Bergen County Historical Society, a non-profit volunteer
organization, promotes preservation, study and appreciation of local history.
Our museum collections are displayed at the Steuben House, a State Historic Site
and the Campbell-Christie House, a County Historic Site.
Museum -The Paterson Museum has stressed the educational aspects of it's interpretive
exhibits. A major strength of the Museum lies in its varied collections,
including local archaeology, history, and mineralogy. Paterson has been a
birthplace or springboard to many innovators and inventers.
County Historical Society, Genealogy Club - The Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club was established in 1985.
It mission is to share genealogical and historical information, educate the
public with regard to its heritage, and assist in publishing and preserving
Passaic County genealogical records.
- Paterson Great
Falls web Site
- The Great Falls / S.U.M. National Historic Landmark
district is a 118-acre industrial historic site located in Paterson, New Jersey,
12 miles west of New York City. It is home to the largest and best example of
early manufacturing mills in the United States.
- The Forges
& Manor of Ringwood - The Forges & Manor of Ringwood is an historic center, sacred ground to
the Native Americans and a site of important American developments, both
industrial and social, during the Colonial, Federal, and Victorian periods.
Milford Museum - Located in the heart of the New Jersey Highlands, West Milford is a welcome
break from the hustle and bustle of New York and its suburbs. The Museum is
located in the center of town, and holds a record of the rich and storied
history of the area in a relaxed and amenable setting.
New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Civil War Roundtable - The 41st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry (NJVI) Civil War Roundtable of
Northern New Jersey was formed in September, 1999 from the participants of a
civil war discussion group that met at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in West
Paterson, New Jersey. We now meet on the third Thursday of each month in the
Wayne Township public library. Meetings start at 7:30 PM and are open to the
- The Clifton
Public Library - April is Poetry Month! Celebrate by attending a poetry reading
Saturday, April 6 from 2 PM to 4 PM conducted by the Saturday Afternoon Poets
in the Community Room of the Clifton Main Library.
Tolkien Fans - Join us on Monday, April 22 at 7 PM when New Jersey
author and journalist Al Sullivan discusses Lord of the Rings. At
the Clifton Memorial Library, 292 Piaget Avenue. No registration necessary.
New Jersey Historical Web Sites
- This site is designed for the in-depth study of New Jersey
history. The eight topical modules currently available were chosen after careful
review of a range of sources available in the Special Collections and University
Archives of the Rutgers University Libraries, Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
Jersey Homesteads and Social Change in the 1960s and 1970s were piloted by
students and faculty at Hunterdon Central Regional HS and Spotswood HS in 1997
- New Jersey Historic trust
- Established in 1967, the New Jersey Historic Trust is the only nonprofit
historic preservation organization in New Jersey created by State law. The New
Jersey Historic Trust is governed by a fifteen-member board of trustees.
Jersey Historic Preservation Office
- New Jersey's Historic Preservation
Office, located within the Division of Parks and Forestry, Department of
Environmental Protection, brings expertise in a variety of fields essential to
preserving historic resources.
Encyclopedia of New Jersey
- This will be the most authoritative and comprehensive reference source ever
developed on the Garden State. The Encyclopedia of New Jersey, which will
be available in text and electronic form, will help to strengthen New Jersey
residents' knowledge of their home state, and will be a valuable reference work
for schools, businesses, and the general public.
Historical Web Sites about the People of New Jersey
Jersey Womens History
- is a resource
for students, teachers, and all interested people who want to know more about
the history of New Jersey women
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
and Susan B. Anthony Papers - The mission of this project is to find and copy all
of the Stanton and Anthony papers that still survive--as manuscripts and printed
texts--and make those primary sources available and useful for research.