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VISIT THE MUSEUM The museum is conveniently located at 106 Church Street next to the Hackettstown Free Public Library. 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 For more information on the Historical Society and its events, please call the museum at 908-852-8797 or email us at info@hackettstownhistory.com

FEATURE EXHIBIT At the present time, visitors to the Hackettstown Historical Society Museum can view an eclectic sampling of items associated with 19th and 20th century Hackettstown. Come visit the museum and view this interesting exhibit.

 
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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

* UPCOMING PROGRAMS *

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

May 6, 2014 *

Speaker William VanNatta will share his family's lengthy history beginning with Jacobus Jansen Van Etten, the first of the family to arrive in America, who settled in New Netherlands in 1654. The ties to the Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead in Harmony Township, NJ will be explored.

June, 2014 *

Annual field trip to Rutherford Hall, Allamuchy, NJ. *Date and details to be announced.

You may contact the Hackettstown HistoricalSociety museum @908-852-8797 or at info@hackettstownhistory.com

Contribute to Our Collections Do you have family history, photographs, vintage clothing, artifacts or other memorabilia you would like to contribute to the Hackettstown Historical Society? HHS will gladly accept your contributions on a short term loan basis or as part of our permanent collections. We are also happy to scan your family photographs. For additional information on how you can contribute, please contact the Museum at 908.852.8797.

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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