Officers of the Chatham Historical Society

Helen Ann Rosenfeld President
Amy Crandall Vice President
Stacey Keenan Recording Secretary
Christine Grobert Treasurer

Our Mission Statement

The Chatham Historical Society is dedicated to discovering and sharing the rich history of Chatham Borough, New Jersey. Founded in 1924, the Chatham Historical Society brings people together who are interested in the history and the on-going development of the borough.  Information of historical interest is presented through programs, publications and other media. The Society encourages an appreciation of the borough’s historic character and recognizes that today’s residents, places and events will become our history.

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News & Events

Post date: April 5, 2017

The society hosted a well-attended spring program on April 2nd at the Library of the Chathams. Janet W. Foster, an architectural historian and historic preservation consultant, led a group of over 60 people through a wonderful presentation on the history late 19th Century American Architecture.

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June 10, 2017
 
 
In France during the Great War, five Chatham Borough men lost their lives. In 1919, their sacrifice was honored by the planting of five red oak trees on the grounds of Public School #1, now Chatham Borough Hall. Sadly none remain.