Walking Tour

Our annual fall walking tour will take place on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The theme is “Industrial Glen Ridge.” In the 19th and early 20th centuries a number of thriving businesses near the center of town included a quarry and copper mine, brass rolling and pasteboard mills, and harness and bicycle chain factories. Our tour of the area will reveal a colorful and vanished past. The tour will begin at 1:30 at the Community Pool. Parking is available in the […]

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2017 Preservation Award

The Glen Ridge Historical Society has announced its selection for the 2017 Preservation Award. The winner is 190 Ridgewood Avenue, which was meticulously restored by its owners, Andrew and Lisa Grisafi. Judging for this year’s contest was done by Megan Connelly, David Doernberg and Karin Robinson, members of the Historical Society’s Board of Trustees.

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Glen Ridge Gas Lamp Ornament

The Glen Ridge Historical Society is delighted to offer the Glen Ridge Gas Lamp Ornament. It features a beautiful image in custom brass of our historic gas lamp and is the perfect gift for anyone who calls Glen Ridge home. The ornament is priced at $15.

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