The Metuchen-Edison Historical Society

Click on these links for information about other area organizations, and historical organizations.

Borough of Metuchen

Borough Improvement League in Metuchen

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

Bucceluch Mansion

Cornelius Low House Piscataway.  Middlesex County Museum

NJ League of Historical Societies

Crossroads of the American Revolution

Digitized Newspapers, New Brunswick Home News, New Brunswick Daily Times

Preservation New Jersey

National Trust For Historic Preservation

Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission

Rutgers Oral History Project

www.GardenStateLegacy.com

Historicaerials.com   for old aerial photos of this area.

Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey In New Brunswick

Danish Archive North East (DANE).  Located in Edison.  dajcnj@aol.com

Daughters of the British Empire

New Jersey Historical Society

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

Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce

Metuchen Matters Local information.

Historic American Buildings Survey

Edison Arts Society

Sayre & Fisher Brick Co. Brick industry along the Raritan River

Jersey Central Railway Historical Society  Local railroad information

Lehigh Valley Railroad lvrr.com 

Pennslyvania Railroad     Penslyvania RR Electrics

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

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.

Weird NJ

Info Age Museum   Former Camp Evans in Wall Twp.  Radar, Space Age technology.

Google Books of local history interest:

About The War:  Plain Words to Plain People  By:  Ezra Mundy Hunt, a Metuchen resident.

History of Middlesex County, New Jersey, 1664-1920  by Harold Pickersgill 1921

FIndAGrave.com

Edison Tech Center

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

Sandborn Maps-Fire Insurance-Metuchen, Firestone Library Princeton University

1802 Road map of NJ, click on map #11

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://www.woodbridge.lib.nj.us/local_history.htm

http://archive.woodbridgelibrary.org/Archive/     For old newspapers.

http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=collection%3Awoodbridgelibrary&sort=-publicdate    For other Woodbridge items.