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Post date: May 6, 2016

The Chatham Historical Society held its annual dinner meeting on May 3rd at the Chatham Fish & Game Club with over 100 people attending. The theme of the evening was the celebration of the Chatham Borough Fire Department. 

Post date: March 18, 2016

John Duggan, a genealogist from County Mayo in Southern Ireland, recently enlisted the help of the Chatham Historical Society. His research had led him to a tragedy in Chatham which took the young lives of two of his ancestors 100 years ago. 

Post date: March 9, 2016
When Bill Torppey moved into his home on Fairmount Avenue sixteen years ago, he knew he was moving into an area of town that was rich in history.
 
Post date: February 7, 2016
Every year we mail invitations, postcards and newsletters to our members.
 

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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.