History Resource Links
Click on these links for information about other history-related organizations and resources.
National Archives and Records Administration
Ancestry.com (subscription required)
Borough Improvement League in Metuchen (Old Franklin Schoolhouse)
Menlo Park Museum-Edison Memorial Tower
Woodwild Park Association of Metuchen
The Proprietary House in Perth Amboy
Drake House Museum in Plainfield
Merchants and Drovers Tavern in Rahway
East Jersey Old Town Piscataway. Middlesex County Museum
NJ League of Historical Societies
Crossroads of the American Revolution
National Trust For Historic Preservation
Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission
Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce
Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey In New Brunswick
Danish Archive North East (DANE). Located in Edison. firstname.lastname@example.org
Daughters of the British Empire
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.
National Register of Historic Places
Historic American Buildings Survey
Jersey Central Railway Historical Society Local railroad information
Lehigh Valley Railroad lvrr.com
Pennsylvania Railroad Technical+Historical Society
National Railroad Historical Society
Library of Congress American Memory
Library of Congress Flickr photo collection
Lincoln Highway Association First cross country highway. Opened in 1913.
Kiddie Keepwell Camp Located in Roosevelt Park
Nixon Nitration Works Explosion 1924
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.
UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive 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
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: