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Programs & Events

The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills presents a variety of programs throughout the year, providing many opportunities to learn more about the history of our community.

Check out our Upcoming Programs & Events, or look back through time to see what you missed!

Upcoming Programs

The Trustees of THSSH are working on developing upcoming programs.  These programs will be announced soon.  Check back often to see what THSSH has to offer!

Upcoming Events

Past Programs

Kids Craft – Tree Lighting

December 7, 2019
We regret having to cancel this event and hope to bring it back next year. Bring your kids to the Brick Academy BEFORE the Basking Ridge Tree Lighting. The Brick Academy is located just off the town green at 15 W. Oak Street. The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) offers this program free... Learn more

Haunted Walking Tour of Basking Ridge

October 28, 2018
Tickets will be available about 8 weeks prior to event.Members + One Guest: FreeNon-Members: $10 Back by popular demand! Join us for a fall classic as our Witch of Basking Ridge entertains with chilling tales that have held the test of time – Lady of the Swamp, the Express Train to Hell, the War Ghosts,... Learn more

Collections Talk – CRUCIVERBALISM: The Art of Solving (& Creating) Crossword Puzzles

August 8, 2018
Wednesday, 8 August 2018 from 19:00-20:30 EDTabout 9 months ago History in the Somerset Hills CRUCIVERBALISM: THE ART OF SOLVING (& CREATING!) CROSSWORD PUZZLES The presentation accompanies the newest exhibit in THSSH’s on-going series, “A Collector’s Cabinet,” which highlights local residents’ personal collections. Featured in the presentation will be history of crossword ... Learn more

Past Events

The Lord Stirling 1770s Festival Signature Event

October 3, 2021
It’s The Lord Stirling 1770s Festival Colonial history lives at the Somerset County Park Commission’s annual 1770s Festival when Lord Stirling’s grand manor house and estate come to life in Lord Stirling Park in Basking Ridge, NJ. Colonial craftspeople ply their trades and a Revolutionary War military detachment camp on the former estate lawns and... Learn more

Test Post Signature Event

August 21, 2021

Membership Gathering

March 25, 2020
POSTPONED – NEW DATE TBD Current members welcome.  Interested in becoming a member?  Please join us!... Learn more