History is who we are and
why we are the way that we are.”
the Historical Society of Stillwater Township
Since its organization in 1977, the mission of the Historical Society of Stillwater Township (HSST) has been to foster and promote an interest in the Stillwater area history though education and preservation of family information, cemetery records, artifacts, sites and structures and maintain a historical and genealogical library and museum.
The Historical Society of Stillwater Township respectfully acknowledges that it is situated on Lenapehoking, the ancestral and spiritual homeland of the Munsee Lenape people.
Learn more about the US Constitution During Constitution Week
HSST to celebrate Constitution Week!Read More
Celebrating the Men of Stillwater
The Historical Society celebrated International Men’s Day on November 19th at Garris’ General Store on Main Street.Read More
Focus on Culture Lecture Series
Dr. Anthony Balzano to give the first Focus On Culture lecture of the year.Read More
HSST Receives Three-Year Grant from Kenneth Woodcock
Always More to Learn
Trace your Roots!
HSST’s genealogist has digitized a massive collection of articles documenting 2,000 families in Sussex County, including church records, obituaries, newspaper articles and a variety of published documents. The materials are organized by family surnames and are easy to search.
Voices of Stillwater
HSST has interviewed dozens of legendary individuals who have made an important mark on Stillwater history.
900 Main Street
PO Box 238
Stillwater, NJ 07875
Parking available at the Presbyterian Church across the street.
June-October, Sundays from 2pm–4pm OR by appointment.
Visiting the area?
The Historical Society of Stillwater Township is an IRS recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations to HSST are tax deductible, ask your accountant or tax preparer for details