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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

Upcoming Events

Past Programs


April 3, 2022
GEORGE B. POST’S GROTESQUES We invite you to the Brick Academy in Basking Ridge, NJ to watch a documentary film about George B. Post’s grotesques on display in the Brick Academy Museum. Produced and presented by architectural historian W. Barry Thomson, followed by a discussion of the many terra cotta grotesques that were incorporated into... Learn more

Book Talk & Signing – The story of Kate Macy Ladd

March 6, 2022
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Historical Society of the Somerset Hills invites you to attend Finding Kate: The Unlikely Journey of 20th Century Healthcare Advocate Kate Macy Ladd at the Brick Academy, 15 W Oak St, Basking Ridge, NJ. Author Meryl Carmel will bring to life the inspiring story of Kate Macy Ladd,... Learn more

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

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