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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.

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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

Gregory James Gonzalez, CPA

June 7, 2019
On May 13, 2019, THSSH Treasurer Greg Gonzalez died suddenly at his home.  Greg was a treasured asset to The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills and will be deeply missed. Gregory James Gonzalez, CPAAugust 23, 1957 – May 13, 2019Gregory James Gonzalez, CPA, age 61 years, of Basking Ridge, NJ, died suddenly on Monday,... Learn more

A documentary about Basking Ridge’s 600-year old white oak tree

June 4, 2019
Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Join us for a screening of the documentary Under the Great Oak from director Michael Reynolds. This documentary celebrates the life of the Great Oak tree, which stood on the grounds of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Basking Ridge community for... Learn more