Upcoming events

Saturday September 17, 11-2 pm: Camp Meeting

screen-shot-2016-09-10-at-11-34-09-pmAlso see our interesting Oral History called Camp Meetings for more historic context (Available online on our publications page)

Thursday September 22, 7 pm: Harvest Time – History of Local Farming” In the words of Montgomery Farmers Past. Free public program at Mary Jacobs Library.

October 8-9, Weekend Journey through the Past. VHHS is not participating this year, but we encourage you to visit many great locations in Somerset County. More information at their website.

Friday October 21: VHHS Barn Dance: Long Hill String Band and Caller Sue Dupree. Historic Exhibits of Harvest Time and Lost Village will be featured. 8-11 pm Elks Club on Rte 518. $15 by mail or on-line in advance, $20 at the door. Buy online here.


Thursday November 3, 6:30 pm, MJL: “The History of US Presidential Elections and New Jersey Brian Armstrong presents NJ history and memorabilia from past campaigns. Free program at Mary Jacobs Library.

Sunday November 6: Part 2 of Indians in Montgomery with Jim Wade: New Jersey’s Native Americans held deeply personal relationships with the world around them, closely aligned with the local landscape and available materials. Joint program with Montgomery Friends of Open Space. Free public program at Park to be determined.


Sunday December 4: Wine and Cheese Party, Repeating at Van Zandt Mansion/SAVE. Many historic images will be on display from our successful Somerset County Preservation Award nomination.

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