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THSSH Program - History of Street Names in Bernards Township & Member Social
Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:30pm

Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Location: THSSH at the Brick Academy

Bring a Friend!

Join us Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the home of THSSH as we kickoff with a post summer member social event. Meet with fellow THSSH members and friends in a social environment at the historic Brick Academy.

Talk: Bernards Township Street Names History and Slide Show

Bernards Twp Street Names

June Kennedy, Former Bernards Township HistorianAfter a quick member update about activities and programming, THSSH presents a fun and interactive topic about the history and naming of the street names in Bernards Township. Learn why your street was named what it was and hear some interesting stories that you won't hear anywhere else from the former Bernards Township Historian, June Kennedy.

Bring A Friend or Neighbor

Light refreshments will be served.

Open to all THSSH Members. Bring a friend or neighbor with you!

After the event, Click Here for additional information and
program materials from the event.

 


About the Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH)

Founded in 1928 originally as the Historical Society of Basking Ridge, the mission and name of the society was later changed to The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization including all five communities of the Somerset Hills region: Bedminster Township, Bernards Township, Bernardsville ,Far Hills, Peapack-Gladstone which are all located in Somerset County, New Jersey.

The mission of The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) is to acquire, conserve and share local artifacts and information on matters of local historic interest; cultivate interest in local history; encourage the preservation of local historic resources; facilitate historic research; and preserve, operate, and interpret the Brick Academy.

To further this mission, THSSH sponsors events and activities that promote community awareness and appreciation of the history and architecture of the Somerset Hills. THSSH headquarters is at the Brick Academy in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township, where our collections of items of local historic interest are available to the public.

About The Brick Academy

BR_Brick_Academy_Sketch_08_sm.jpgThe Brick Academy (also known as the Basking Ridge Classical Schoolhouse) is a 1809 Federal-style architectural structure located in the center of Basking Ridge in Bernards Township. The Brick Academy has been a boys’ private preparatory school, a public school, a meeting hall for several fraternal and benevolent organizations, and the Bernards Township municipal building. It currently serves as the headquarters of The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills, as well as a schoolhouse and museum to local history. The Brick Academy also celebrated its bicentennial in 2009.

 


 

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the Brick Academy
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Street Address:
The Historical Society
of the Somerset Hills
15 West Oak Street,
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Telephone:
(908) 221-1770

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Hours of Operation:
Museum Open
First Sunday
of each month
2-4pm
(except Summer
and Holidays)
Library/
Research Room

By Appointment Only

 

 

 

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