CHATHAM at the Crossing of the Fishawack $15

by John T. Cunningham

This is the story of a New Jersey town, founded at the place where Lenni Lenape Indians crossed the Passaic river. Indian trail gave way to muddy road, to turnpike, to Main Street with its traffic and rows of refurbished stores. The book shows the simplicity of the 19th century developing into the complexity of the 20th - as it affected Main Street. More than 400 men and women helped compile the data, manuscripts and photographs for this book, as well as conducting research and fact checking.

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Post date: July 27, 2017

The Fairmount Cemetery Field Trip, organized by the Chatham Historical Society, has become a tradition for students at Chatham's Lafayette School. 

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October 20, 2017

History & Hops 2017

Fall is just around the corner and it’s time to mark your calendar for autumn festivities! Join us on Friday, October 20, 2017 for our second annual “History & Hops.” Last year it was a sold out event so get your tickets early. This is an evening you won’t want to miss!