Did you know that by way of a bequest, or as part of a required minimum distribution from a retirement account such as an IRA, contributions to a charitable organization are fully exempt from the otherwise-applicable income tax on the amount distributed.
The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills Federal ID # is 237-121-249/000
The THSSH Gift Program matches your donation to some of the historical figures from the Brick Academy (Basking Ridge Classical School).
Your generosity will be acknowledged in our Inside the Brick Academy newsletter.
Highlights Of The Remarkable Lives Of Brick Academy Historical Figures:
Reverend Samuel Kennedy – In 1764, Reverend Samuel Kennedy of the Presbyterian Church founded the Basking Ridge Classical School at his 300-acre farmstead along the Passaic River. The school prepared young men for higher education, with many attending the College of New Jersey (currently Princeton University).
Gifts of Personal Property
Many items in our collection have been given to us by individuals who want to share something of historical importance. You may own an artifact from the Somerset Hills that will help us preserve the experiences of your ancestors while educating others about the Somerset Hills past.
Please note: The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) can only accept items with a direct relationship to the Somerset Hills.
Call us at 908-221-1770, or email us to begin a conversation about donating an artifact to The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills.