Welcome

Welcome 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 10-12:00 noon at the Terry S. Webster Archives located at 195 Ridgewood Avenue, on the third floor of the Glen Ridge Congregational Church. And…join us as a member!

News & Events

Join us! Our Winter Speaker Program: Paterson Falls

The Glen Ridge Historical Society will host Richard Polton, whose book Paterson’s Industrial Age came out last September. Polton will speak on Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Glen Ridge Train Station. He has been working on exhibits for the Great Falls National Park visitor’s center, covering especially the 50-year period when Paterson was one of the most dynamic cities in the nation. Free for members / $10 for non-members.

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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

$30 Household

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

$75 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

$125 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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