History Resource Links
Click on these links for information about other history-related organizations and resources.
Borough Improvement League in Metuchen (Old Franklin Schoolhouse)
Woodwild Park Association of Metuchen
The Proprietary House in Perth Amboy
Drake House Museum in Plainfield
Merchants and Drovers Tavern in Rahway
Cornelius Low House Piscataway. Middlesex County Museum
Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey In New Brunswick
Middlesex County History Archives and Library A searchable database of local history.
nycroads.com History of roads in the New York area, including NJ.
www.jhalpin.com Jim Halpin's collection of old photos.
Jersey Central Railway Historical Society Local railroad information
Pennslvania Railroad Penslyvania RR Electrics
Lincoln Highway Association First cross country highway. Opened in 1913.
Kiddie Keepwell Camp Located in Roosevelt Park
Rartian Arsenal Fact Sheet History of the site on Woodbridge Ave.
Metuchen Trivia Quiz A fun way to learn about Metuchen!
NJ Civil War Gravestones Photos of Civil War Veterans graves in NJ.
The National Jukebox US Archives historical recordings.
Info Age Museum Former Camp Evans in Wall Twp. Radar, Space Age technology.
Cylinder Preservation & Digitization Project University of California Santa Barbara Collection of over 6,000 Edison Cylinder recordings that you can play!
National World War II Museum A museum in New Orleans with a lot of good information about World War II
Livingbattlefield.org A website about WWII Battles
Local Historic Resources from the Firestone Library, Princeton University
The Woodbridge NJ Public Library has an online archive of local history items, some of which would include information about Edison & Metuchen. Click on these links for more information:
http://archive.woodbridgelibrary.org/Archive/ For old newspapers.
http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=collection%3Awoodbridgelibrary&sort=-publicdate For other Woodbridge items.
A guide to researching the history of a house by HomeAdvisor: