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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 AM-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

GRHS Annual Meeting and Spring Social

Please join us on Thursday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge, 219 Ridgewood Ave.

Our guests of honor will be Professor Christopher Matthews and Professor Maisa Taha from Montclair State University. Their lecture is entitled “Re-Indigenizing New Jersey”. Professor Matthews is a historical archaeologist working on the anthropology of race, Native North Americans as well as historical and public archaeology. Professor Maisa Taha is a linguistic anthropologist.

Prior to their lectures, members will vote for new officers and trustees. The nominees are Christine Brennan for President, Susan Link for Secretary, and Tiffany Ludwig, Nicholas Colello, Kathryn O’Connor and James O’Grady for Trustees. Officer appointments would be for 2024-2026.

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