The Pequannock Township Historical Society meets on the first Tuesday of each month except for July, August, and December. We currently assemble at the American Legion Post #242 in Pompton Plains NJ at 7:30 p.m. Our Events Committee meets monthly at the Martin Berry House.
Please see our calendar for future meeting dates.
We like to feature a guest speaker (nearly) every month after the business portion of our meeting. Perhaps you know of some of our past and future speakers:
- Ralph Colfax, head of the North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
- Linda J. Barth, author of A History of Inventing in New Jersey: From Thomas Edison to the Ice Cream Cone
- Tom Riley, a retired history teacher, local historian, and author of several books about local history
- Vivian Davis of the Bronx County Historical Society
- Michael C. Gabriele, author of The History of Diners in New Jersey
- Joe Jorgensen & Pete Schichtel, The Lost Treasure Seekers (relic hunters)
- ‘Doc’ Bayne, president of Friends of Sterling Forest, “How the Great Chain Saved the Colonies”
- Ed Engelbart, Pequannock’s own town historian, on various topics
- Staff of HMR Architects, the architectural authorities guiding the rehab of our 1720 house
- Lydia Chiappini, a ‘fabric artist’ and authority on vintage clothing
- And more to come!
All of our regular meetings are open to the public. Non-members and new members are always welcome!
The Society has various subcommittees which meet at different times; our calendar has details.