South River Museum, 2005  

South River Historical & Preservation Society, Inc.

South River, New Jersey


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The South River Historical & Preservation Society is dedicated to sharing and preserving
the proud history of South River for future generations.

 

Van Dyke Reid photo album
Main Street postcard
Museum Displays

 

General Meetings of the Society are held five times a year at the
South River Museum--Old School Baptist Church
64-66 Main Street, South River.

 

The meetings, which are open to the public, begin at 7:00 p.m. and include a short program and refreshments.

 

2014 Meeting Dates

 

Next Meeting - April 23
Along the Raritan River: South Amboy to New Brunswick:
Jason Slesinski, Borough Historian of Sayreville and Vice-President of the Sayreville Historical Society, will use historical maps and photographs to tell the story of the river's natural beauty and resources, historic floods, economic enterprise, devastating pollution, and continued renewal and recovery.

 

February 26 - The Raritan River Rail Road from South Amboy to New Brunswick:Al Baumann, Past President of The Sayreville Historical Society and member of the Raritan River Rail Road Historical Society (as well as other railroad history groups), will present a slide tour of the RRRR.
April 23
June 25
September 17
November 19 (Annual Meeting)

 

We're adding content to our web site and to our collections to help South River history come alive for you.
If you have stories or pictures to share, or South River items that you'd like to donate, we'd love to hear from you!

 

South River Historical & Preservation Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 446
South River, NJ 08882
SouthRiverHistory@gmail.com
732-613-3078 (messages only)