Welcome

GR-historic-C-224x300Welcome to the website of the Glen Ridge Historical Society!

Learn about the history of our town, browse our newsletter archives, enjoy our slide shows, and mark your calendar for upcoming events. Visit us on the second Saturday of the month from 9-12 at the Terry S. Webster Museum at 222 Ridgewood Avenue. And…join us as a member!

News & Events

Annual Meeting

The Glen Ridge Historical Society will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge. Following a brief business meeting to review the budget, elect new members of the Board of Trustees, and present the annual Preservation Award, president Sally Meyer will give a slide presentation entitled “In Remembrance of Those Who Came Before.” The talk will shed light on the contributions of all those citizens whose names have been engraved on bronze tablets and memorial stones in public buildings, parks and fields.

After the presentation the organization will celebrate the fortieth anniversary of its founding with birthday cake and tea. The meeting is open to members and the public. It will begin at 7:30 P.M.

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Mission

Mission

The purposes of the Glen Ridge Historical Society shall be to bring together people interested in the history of Glen Ridge, New Jersey and its environs; to provide facilities, materials, information, education, and activities to promote the advancement of local history; and to foster the preservation and restoration of local historical sites, documents, and artifacts.

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Join

Join

Membership Levels

$10 Senior

  • Basic membership benefits extended to two seniors

$20 Household

  • Basic membership benefits extended to 2 adults and family
  • Advanced notice of all children’s programs

$50 Patron

  • Basic membership benefits extended to 2 adults and family
  • Advanced notice of all children’s programs
  • Recognition in the September issue of The Gaslamp

$100 Sponsor

  • Basic membership benefits extended to 2 adults and family
  • 2 additional invitations to the annual Members Holiday Party
  • Advanced notice of all children’s programs
  • Recognition in the September issue of The Gaslamp
  • Recognition during Spring Annual Meeting

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