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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Post date: May 5, 2017

 

The Society’s Annual Dinner and Meeting, held May 2nd at the Chatham Fish & Game Club attracted 112 people. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the US entering WWI, the featured program, Chatham and the Great War, told the story of war-time Chatham. It chronicled the impact of the war on Chatham and the contributions and sacrifices made by military personal, volunteers and everyday citizens.

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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.