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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


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