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Moorestown Chronicle

Do you think you might have issues from 1917-1918 of the Moorestown Chronicle hidden in your attic? Maybe you know someone who probably does? We would love to hear from you! Our upcoming exhibit will focus on how World War


Moorestown & WW1

In conjunction with the state and national commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of World War I, the exhibit committee is currently working on a project for the 2017-2018 season which will examine the impact of WWI on Moorestown. Our plan


New Jersey Historic Preservation Awards

HSM Board Members attend the New Jersey Historic Preservation Awards at a ceremony on May 11, 2017 held at the Burlington County Olde Courthouse in Mount Holly. Ann Baiada was there to receive an award for the BAYADA Home Health


Indian Springs Grant Award

The Historical Society was a recent recipient of a very generous donation from the Indian Springs Questers for the repair of needlework samplers created by Martha Cowperthwaite and Elizabeth Perkins that are part of the Society’s collection at Smith-Cadbury Mansion.


High School senior Megan Fanelli awarded scholarship!

The Historical Society awarded its fifth annual college scholarship to graduating Moorestown High School senior Megan Fanelli. The award, presented during Senior Recognition Night, goes to a student who has excelled in the study of history and who plans to


Recent Talks

To read about recent talks given by Martin Kane on Hudson Maxim, and Joseph Grabas’ talk on land records click here!


Indian Springs Questers Donation

At our Annual Meeting, the Indian Springs Questers generously donated to the Historical Society monies that will be used toward the restoration of a Quaker marriage certificate from 1790. Henry Warrington & Rebecca Dudley came from prominent Moorestown families and


John Buzby Goes Home!

For the past several years, visitors to the Smith-Cadbury Mansion have noticed the large framed painting of the kind-faced gentleman on the wall in the parlor. The painting came to Moorestown via the Morristown Historical Society when they realized that


Two Great January Talks!

As part of our Speaker Series, Michael DiCamillo, Vice President of the Historical Society, gave a talk on, New Jersey’s Multiple Municipal Madness, which drew a large audience on January 18th at the Moorestown Library. To read about it click


Annual Joint Meeting Talk

On January 24, 2017, the Historical Society of Moorestown hosted the Annual Joint Meeting at the Community House with several other Moorestown organizations: the Moorestown Improvement Association (MIA), Save the Environment of Moorestown (STEM), the Pompeston Creek Watershed Association, and