Your Source for Local History & Family Heritage in Somerset County

SCHS 125th Anniversary

Thank you to our members and guests who attended the Fall Membership Meeting and helped us celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Somerset County Historical Society.

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Our Mission

Founded in 1882, the Somerset County Historical Society is dedicated to discovering, procuring and preserving the history of Somerset County, New Jersey.

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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and fulfill our mission.   Somerset County Historical Society is a private non-profit 501(c) 3 organization and contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law.  

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Contact Us

Come visit us in Somerset County

We welcome all who are interested in learning more about historic Somerset County and their family history at our research library and archives. 

To  send us an email click on the "Email Us" button below. Our new email address is

Somerset County Historical Society

9 Van Veghten Drive Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807, United States

(908) 218-1281


Our research library and museum are open to the public at the following times:

Tuesdays: 12 pm to 3 pm.

2nd Saturday of each month: 12 pm to 3 pm. 

Other hours by appointment.