Society related (32 items)
Saturday 11 March 2006 / admin author list
The Neighborhood House
on 15 Jan 2010 by admin author list print the content item create pdf file of the content item
NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE of STILLWATER, Inc. On August 31st 1948 the Neighborhood House of Stillwater, Inc. was born. Amos Dixon, Mary W. Dixon and Blanche Van Auken had a vision and so formed this corporation for the following purposes: * a) To provide for a library and community center in the Township of Stillwater, Sussex County, New Jersey b) To [read more]
Stillwater Historical Society Brochure
on 09 May 2009 by admin author list
PDF downloadable Historical Society of Stillwater Township Brochure It may also be viewed on-line here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/15115218/Still-Water-Historic-Brochure [read more]
Christmas Open House, Dec 3rd
on 15 Nov 2006 by Edie Lambert author list print the content item create pdf file of the content item
Our annual Stillwater Historical Society’s Christmas Open House will be held at the Museum on Sunday, December 3 from 1-4 PM. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with the children and hear their wish list. There will be a horse-drawn wagon ride through Stillwater, a bake sale, gift table and refreshments. An ecumenical vesper service will be [read more]
2006 Peach Festival
on 24 Aug 2006 by Jan Wiley author list
The Historical Society of Stillwater Township held its annual Peach Festival on Sunday, August 20th, at the Museum in Stillwater. It was extremely successful, with the weather being cooperative, the number of visitors that attended, the peaches we received from Windy Brow Farm that were transformed into a wonderful ice cream dessert, and the array of homemade baked goods [read more]
Donation of Table to Museum
on 18 Aug 2006 by Jan Wiley author list
We recently received a donation of a table, given to the museum by member Don Robbins. With the table, came quite an historic tale, as written by Don Robbins: "In 1738, Ludwig Titman (my grandfather x 4 generations), landed in Philadelphia from Saxony, Germany. He received a land grant for some 500 acres in an area now known as Hardwick Township, [read more]
Museum Sale 2006
on 18 Aug 2006 by Jan Wiley author list
Museum Sale Held to coincide with the Stillwater Garage Sale Days, Joan Teare and a corps of volunteers tagged and sold items such as old bottles, jewelry, good scarves, silver, and glassware plus a table of items from our museum store. Unfortunately, the rain literally came down in buckets by 2 PM and we ended the event early. It did prove [read more]
Oral History Project
on 25 Jun 2006 by admin author list
The Oral History Project for the Historical Society of Stillwater Township is hoping to create a team of workers to interview a select group of elders from the community. We are looking for volunteers who will be charged with arranging for the interviews, obtaining releases, setting up equipment to record the interview, conducting the interview, transcribing the tape recordings made [read more]
2006 Strawberry Festival Memories
on 16 Jun 2006 by Rudy Spatarella author list
On June 11th 2006 members of the Stillwater Historical Society and visitors shared a happy gathering to celebrate the coming of spring and harvest of strawberries. As usual members of the society led by President Michael Wiley spent Saturday picking the ripened fruit. The Sunday event lasted three hours from 1:00 to 4:00 PM during which time other members were [read more]
Charles Prestopine
on 14 Jun 2006 by admin author list
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Historical Maps of Stillwater
on 06 Jun 2006 by admin author list print the content item create pdf file of the content item
Various Maps of Stillwater Stillwater, from Map of Sussex County, New Jersey, by G.M. Hopkins Jr, CE 1860 Swartswood, from Map of Sussex County, New Jersey, by G.M. Hopkins Jr, CE 1860 From Topographical Map of Sussex County, New Jersey 1872 Rand, McNally & Co. 1895 (large file download!) [read more]