The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills
Founded in 1928 originally as the Historical Society of Basking Ridge, the mission and name of the society was later changed to The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization including all five communities of the Somerset Hills region: Bedminster Township, Bernards Township, Bernardsville, Far Hills, and Peapack-Gladstone , which are all located in Somerset County, New Jersey.
Study the Past, Record the Present, Connect the Future
Highlights from our Collection
The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills has no paid staff. By contributing their talents to help with our programs and projects, scores of local volunteers, from high school students to retirees keep THSSH operating. Below is a list of current volunteer opportunities, most of which require only a limited time commitment. Training will be provided!