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Be sure to mark your calendar and come visit the Hackettstown Historical Society Muesum during the Holiday Open House on Friday evening, December 6, 2013 from 5 to 9 pm. The feature display in the front parlor from November 29th through December 24th will be a collection of Santas from the Civil War period through the 1950s. That exhibit will be closely followed by a display of toys that were manufactured in Hackettstown that will run through January 2014. Come visit the museum and view these colorful and interesting exhibits. The museum is conveniently located at 106 Church Street next to the Hackettstown Free Public Library. For more information on the Historical Society and its events, please call the museum at 908.852.8797 or email us

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PLEASE NOTE: At present is has been necessary to alter the hours of operation at the museum to Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Meetings are held at the American Legion Post 164, Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

February 4, 2014 *

Audrey Planner

The Barn Quilt Trail Warren Co., NJ.

March 4, 2014 *

Ray Lemasters

Lifeways & Tools of the Lenni Lenape Indians

April 1, 2014 *

Dr. Paul Rielly

Contributions of Ancient Greece and Egypt

May 6, 2014 *

To Be Announced

June, 2014*

Annual field trip coordinated by President Judy Truex. *

Date and details to be announced.

Come celebrate Hackettstown History Day in March 2014 We invite you to help us celebrate the anniversary of the official incorporation of Hackettstown in 1853

You may contact the Hackettstown HistoricalSociety museum @908-852-8797 or at

Judy Truex

President, Hackettstown Historical Society

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HHS Meeting Schedule
Regulary monthly meetings of the Hackettstown Historical Society are held in February, March, April, May, September October and November at the American Legion Home, 494 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown. Meetings begin at 7:30 and are open to the public. Refreshments are served.
December: Holiday Open House at the museum - date announced in advance For more information on the Historical Society and its events, please call the museum at 908.852.8797.
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This photo, identified as Ezra Wilson, was taken by I.G. Owen, a one-time Hackettstown photographer, in a studio in Newton. If you know who this ancestor is, or have more information about him, please contact the Hackettstown Historic Society.
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