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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

Great talk by Dan Lieb!

  Dan Lieb, president of the New Jersey Historical Divers Association, gave an animated, nail-bitingly suspenseful talk about shipwrecks of New Jersey on November 16, 2016 at the Moorestown Library. The Library joined the Historical Society of Moorestown in cosponsoring

Ghost Tours a Success!

This year our Ghost Tours, led famously by Joe Wetterling, expanded to 3 weekends to accommodate what has become a pretty popular way to spend a fall evening in Moorestown. You can read about what’s on the tour, see historical

HISTORY ROCKS! Exhibit Opens

Our new exhibit, History Rocks! Interpreting the Archaeological Discoveries of Moorestown successfully opened on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at Smith-Cadbury Mansion. The grand opening featured noted local archaeologist Jack Cresson, who, on Smith-Cadbury’s front porch, provided a high-energy, two-hour demonstration

Archaeologist Greg Lattanzi spoke at our Annual Meeting

Dr. Lattanzi, Curator for the Bureau of Archaeology and Ethnology at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, was the featured speaker before dozens of people at the October 13 Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Moorestown held at

An Evening in Mo’Town Fundraiser

On Saturday night, September 17, Karla and Jim Varrell opened up their elegant, 18 th century home for “An Evening in Mo’Town,” a gala that raised a total of $8,854, after expenses, for the much-anticipated “Pathway to History,” which will provide handicapped