Blog Archives

Sarah Franklin Homer Memorial Scholarship

For the fourth year, the Historical Society has awarded a $500.00 scholarship to a Moorestown High School student who has excelled in history or related subjects, and who plans to continue those studies in college. For the last two years

Save the Date!

The Historical Society’s major fundraising event of 2016, An Evening in Mo’Town, will be held at the lovely historic home of Karla & Jim Varrell on Saturday evening September 17th. This is a great opportunity to spend a fun evening

Revolutionary News!

Thanks for the shout out Crossroads of the American Revolution! For those of you unfamiliar with this organization, they are dedicated to connecting the people and places of New Jersey’s rich Revolutionary heritage to inspire community pride, stewardship and civic

Annual Meeting

Graham Alexander spoke at our recent Annual Meeting, April 7th at the Community House Graham Alexander, a local singer-songwriter with experience on Broadway, was the featured speaker before dozens of people at the Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of

Welcome to our newest Trustee!

The Board of Trustees welcomes Elizabeth Rosenthal to the Board! Liz has been helping us organize our maps and she also recently wrote about our latest Speaker Series event. We’re so glad she’s going to stick around for more! Here’s

Speaker Series Grant

The Historical Society of Moorestown is deeply grateful for the generous grant of $2500 made by the Elizabeth Tuttle Fund. It is designated for the support of the Society’s NJ History Speaker Series and will make it possible to offer

Speaker Series

It was standing room only at the Smith-Cadbury mansion on Thursday night, January 28, when author and university professor Dr. Richard Veit gave an hour-long, humor-laced historical overview of graveyards, cemeteries, and notable graves in New Jersey. The appreciative audience

Holiday Party

The Board of Trustees of the Historical Society held a Holiday Party in celebration of their members and volunteers on Friday, December 4th at Smith-Cadbury Mansion. Entertainment was provided by the wonderful Moorestown High School Madrigal Singers and the chugging


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