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News of THSSH’s involvement in the Somerset Hills.

The latest activity of THSSH and local historians in supporting history and historical thinking in the Somerset Hills.

Current News

New Display in Museum

June 6, 2021
Plaster Models of Grotesques for George B. Post’s City College Campus, New York The museum at the Brick Academy will be open the first Sunday of each month beginning in June 2021. On display for the first time will be plaster maquettes of grotesques designed nearly 120 years ago by architectural firm George B. Post... Learn more

Past News

Festival of Trees at the Environental Education Center THSSH Tree: “You’ll Go Down in History”

December 1, 2019
December 1-28 (Closed December 24-25 in observance of the Christmas holiday) 9:00 am – 4:30 pm The Festival of Trees is an indoor exhibit of decorated trees by various community groups and individuals. We’re happy to say that the Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) will have their tree added to this exhibit. The... Learn more


October 2, 2019
The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) will bring this interesting and exciting presentation to the VNA Senior Wellness Center to be enjoyed by the seniors in this wonderful program. The center is located at 202 Mount Airy Road in Basking Ridge, NJ. Featured in the presentation will be a history of crossword puzzles,... Learn more

Scholarship for Jack Browne

June 10, 2019
The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) is proud to honor Jack Browne with a scholarship.  Jack has been a volunteer “Young Historian” with THSSH for 2 years. He has assisted in a number of activities including Charter Day, Lord Stirling Day, THSSH’s 90th Anniversary BBQ, historical research and exhibit design and installation. A... Learn more