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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

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

Past News


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

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