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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

Membership Gathering

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

Holiday Membership Gathering

December 19, 2019
Current members welcome.  Interested in becoming a member?  Please join us for some holiday cheer!... Learn more

Somerset County’s Weekend Journey Through the Past

October 12, 2019
Want something fun to do with friends or family? Why not explore some of the most historic properties across Somerset County for FREE! Yes, 29 local historic minded organizations are participating this year and three historical properties are located right here in the Somerset Hills!... Learn more