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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 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

Annual Walking Tour October 28, 2023

“Let’s Take the High Road” on our fall walking tour! High Street, that is, and its neighboring streets. We’ll gather at Christ Episcopal Church on Saturday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m. Join us as our docents tell tales of High Street history, a former quarry and copper mine, the first athletic field, lost houses on Bloomfield Avenue, the revival of Central School, the Brower-Dodd house at 28 High Street, and the three iterations of 85 Park Avenue. The tour will conclude with refreshments and a tour of Central School. Families welcome. Rain date: October 29.  

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