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The Museum

The Hackettstown Historical Society Museum houses over thirteen thousand items in its collection of artifacts and memorabilia. Museum visitors and researchers will find:

– A historical reference library with nearly eight hundred volumes of state and local interest
– Hundreds of genealogical files
– A 9,000+ name genealogical database
– More than five hundred documents, deeds and manuscripts dating from to the colonial period to the twentieth century
– Local cemetery records
– Microfilmed local newspapers and federal census records
-Over a thousand photographs and postcards
– Taped oral histories
– Letters and maps

The Hackettstown Historical Society Museum is located at:

106 Church Street, Hackettstown, NJ.

The building was originally built in 1915 for the Theodore G. Plate family.