Happy Holidays from Glen Ridge Historical Society

Today, Glen Ridge has a number of annual holiday traditions including the Municipal Tree Lighting at Borough Hall, Hanukkah Menorah Lighting and luminaries on Christmas Eve. However, during the Great Depression, Glen Ridge residents brought used toys to the firehouse for repair and distribution to the needy on Christmas. Bicycles, doll carriages, and pull toys were among the 300 toys firemen Charles Anderson, James Corcoran, and Fred Schmitz refurbished for children in Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, and Montclair. If you’re looking […]

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Photography Exhibition

Glen Ridge Then & Now — NOW on the Web! Fire • Fashion • Finances • Progress The Glen Ridge Historical Society welcomes you to a photography exhibition of over 80 lost Glen Ridge buildings and their current replacements. Click here to view the online slide show Glen Ridge Then & Now.  

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