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Post date: October 20, 2015

Heidi Huston was recently honored with the Chatham Historical Society’s Volunteer Service Award.

Post date: July 29, 2015

Anastasia Arvanites was selected by the Scholarship Committee as the 2015 recipient of the Chatham Historical Society Margaret Keisler Scholarship awarded at the commencement exercises of Chatham High School held on June 19, 2015 at Mennen Arena in Morris Township.

Post date: July 17, 2015

The Chatham Historical Society hosted the fourth annual Chatham 4th grade Fair Mount Cemetery Field Trip on May 20.  

Post date: June 29, 2015

Chatham Borough’s Tricentennial Celebration festivities took place on Saturday, June 13, 2015, in conjunction with the annual Fishawack Festival.

Three hundred years ago in 1715, John Budd, a Philadelphia merchant, bought 1,200 acres near the Passaic River and established his farm. Long before John Budd arrived, however, the Lenni-Lenape Tribe crossed the Passaic River, very close to the location of our current bridge, on their annual trek along the Minisink Trail to their summer campgrounds by the ocean.

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